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Artist:
Meade Brothers Studio, active c. 1840 - c. 1869  Search this
Sitter:
Charles Richard Meade, Mar 1826 - 1858  Search this
Henry William Mathew Meade, 1822 - 27 Jan 1865  Search this
Henry Richard Meade, c. 1795/6 - c. 1874  Search this
Mary Ann Meade, c. 1824 - 1903  Search this
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre, 1787 - 1851  Search this
Claude Felix Abel Niepce de St. Victor, 1805 - 1870  Search this
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 8.5 × 5.3 cm (3 3/8 × 2 1/16")
Mount: 10.2 × 6.2 cm (4 × 2 7/16")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
c. 1862
Exhibition Label:
A patent for the first American photograph album was issued in May 1861, and manufacturers soon introduced a variety of albums designed to house the immensely popular cartes de visite. Intended to serve as a frontispiece to the Meade Brothers’ albums, this photograph reproduces one of Charles’s famous daguerreotypes of Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre, as well as Henry’s views of Daguerre’s chateau and tomb. It also features portraits of the brothers, their father Henry, and their sister Mary Ann.
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Indeterminable  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Bird\Eagle  Search this
Architecture\Building\Castle  Search this
Book\Album  Search this
Funereal\Tomb  Search this
Book\Frontispiece  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Mary Ann Meade: Female  Search this
Mary Ann Meade: Visual Arts\Artist\Photographer  Search this
Henry Richard Meade: Male  Search this
Henry Richard Meade: Visual Arts\Artist\Photographer  Search this
Henry William Mathew Meade: Male  Search this
Henry William Mathew Meade: Visual Arts\Artist\Photographer\Daguerreotypist  Search this
Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre: Male  Search this
Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre: Visual Arts\Artist\Photographer\Daguerreotypist  Search this
Charles Richard Meade: Male  Search this
Charles Richard Meade: Visual Arts\Artist\Photographer\Daguerreotypist  Search this
Claude Felix Abel Niepce de St. Victor: Male  Search this
Claude Felix Abel Niepce de St. Victor: Science and Technology\Scientist\Physicist  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Emerson Lyons
Object number:
AD/NPG.85.6
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4743842b2-02f9-40c5-9523-4fcd606a3a37
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.85.6