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Attribution:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Sitter:
Henry Smith Lane, 24 Feb 1811 - 18 Jun 1881  Search this
Medium:
Glass plate collodion negative
Dimensions:
Plate: 8.9 × 5.9 × 0.2 cm (3 1/2 × 2 5/16 × 1/16")
Type:
Photographic Negative
Date:
c. 1860-70
Collection Description:
The Frederick Hill Meserve Collection comprises more than five thousand Civil War-era portrait negatives from the Mathew Brady photography studio in New York City. The collection, which the National Portrait Gallery acquired in 1981, includes portraits of generals, politicians, diplomats, painters, and performers. It also contains depictions of “Human Curiosities” at P. T. Barnum’s American Museum in New York City, that, although highly exploitative, help to document the historical representations of disability in the United States.
La Colección Frederick Hill Meserve contiene más de 5,000 negativos de retratos de la época de la Guerra Civil provenientes del estudio fotográfico de Mathew Brady en la ciudad de Nueva York. Adquirida por la National Portrait Gallery en 1981, la colección incluye retratos de militares, políticos, diplomáticos y artistas. También contiene imágenes de “curiosidades humanas” exhibidas en el American Museum de P.T. Barnum en Nueva York. Estas últimas, a pesar de su índole degradante, nos ayudan a documentar la representación histórica de las personas discapacitadas en EE.UU.
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Fabric\Cloth  Search this
Henry Smith Lane: Male  Search this
Henry Smith Lane: Law and Crime\Lawyer  Search this
Henry Smith Lane: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer  Search this
Henry Smith Lane: Business and Finance\Banking and Finance\Banker  Search this
Henry Smith Lane: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Indiana  Search this
Henry Smith Lane: Politics and Government\State Senator\Indiana  Search this
Henry Smith Lane: Politics and Government\US Senator\Indiana  Search this
Henry Smith Lane: Politics and Government\Governor\Indiana  Search this
Henry Smith Lane: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Indiana  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Object number:
NPG.81.M1030
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Location:
Currently not on view
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm45b75255e-94c9-4514-b802-23662b455c2f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.81.M1030