Exhibitions/ Art Object

[Edward Everett Hale and Son]

Artist:
James Wallace Black (American, 1825–1896)
Date:
ca. 1865
Medium:
Albumen silver prints from glass negatives
Dimensions:
Image (2005.100.1031): 8.9 × 5.9 cm (3 1/2 × 2 5/16 in.) Mount (2005.100.1031): 10.7 × 6.3 cm (4 3/16 × 2 1/2 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.1031
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on mount, verso T: "Everett Hale // & Son"; Stamped on mount, verso C: "Photographic // Artists // J.W. Black & Co. // 173 Washington Street. // Boston"
[Rinhart Galleries, Inc., Colebrook, Connecticut]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, November 12, 1984

The carte-de-visite by James Wallace Black shows Hale with his son posing with a plow in a studio, as a model for a painting. An accompanying carte-de-visite (2005.100.1032), by an unknown photographer, is of the painting of the two in a landscape.
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