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Photograph, 1850–54

This is a Photograph. It was photographed by Frederic and William Langenheim. It is dated 1850–54 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is glass stereoscopic transparency. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Norvin Hewitt Green. It is credited Gift of Norvin Hewitt Green.

Its dimensions are

8.3 x 17.5 cm (3 1/4 x 6 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Frame inscribed, lower margin: Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1854 by F. Langenheim in the Clerk’s office of the district Court for the Eastern district of Pennsylvania.

Cite this object as

Photograph, 1850–54; Photographed by Frederic and William Langenheim (United States); glass stereoscopic transparency; 8.3 x 17.5 cm (3 1/4 x 6 7/8 in.); Gift of Norvin Hewitt Green; 1938-58-48

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