Daniel Webster (1782-1852), Class of 1801

Southworth & Hawes, American, active 1843 - 1861, Albert Sands Southworth, American, 1811 - 1894, Josiah Johnson Hawes, American, 1808 - 1901

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22 April 1850

Daguerreotype

ninth plate

Overall: 2 3/8 × 1 15/16 in. (6 × 5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the artists

PH.856.2

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed: 22 April 1850, of age 68-?

Course History

ARTH 48.02, History of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

The Object World, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ARTH2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 5-March 15, 2015.

Signs of Modern Life: Photographs from the Collections of Jane and Raphael Bernstein and Dartmouth College, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 13-October 25, 1998.

Portraits at Dartmouth, Jaffe-Friede Galery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 10-April 16, 1978.

Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 4-December 11, 2005.

Arts Education Program, Wilson Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1982.

Art and the Excited Spirit: America in the Romantic Period, The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, Michigan, March 19-May 14, 1972, no. 27.

American Works on Paper to 1950: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-December 9, 2007.

American Photography: 1850-1980, Barrows and Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 26-May 20,1982.

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-July 21, 2019.

Publication History

Lauren B. Hewes, Portraits in the Collection of the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts: American Antiquarian Society, 2004, pp. 359-364, ill. pp. 363.

George Hill Evans, Catalogue of Portraits and other works of art in the gallery of Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1901, p. 23, no. 60d.

David King, The United States and Its People: A History, Menlo Park: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1993.

David Carew Huntington, Art and the Excited Spirit: America in the Romantic Period, Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Musuem of Art, 1972, p. 40, no. 121, plate 29.

David C. King, Norman McRae, Jaye Zola, The United States and Its People, Menlo Park, California : Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1995, ill. p. 228

Barbara Thompson, Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2005.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 168, no. 138.

Arthur R. Blumenthal, Portraits at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1978, p. 65, no. 57.

Andy Grundberg, How to Read a Photograph, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine: Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 1999, pp. 40-43, ill. p. 41.

Provenance

The artists, Albert Sands Southworth and Josiah Johnson Hawes; given to present collection, 1856.

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