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[Charles Pelham Curtis]

Author: John Adams Whipple
Publisher: Boston : Whipple, 96 Washington St., [probably between 1860 and 1965]
Edition/Format:   Image : Graphic : Photograph : English
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Subject: Vignetted bust-length portrait of Curtis, who was a trustee of the Boston Athenaeum from 1829 to 1834.
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Genre/Form: Cartes de visite
Portraits
Named Person: Charles P Curtis; Charles P Curtis
Material Type: Graphic, Photograph
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Adams Whipple
OCLC Number: 191909653
Notes: Title devised by curator.
Sitter's hair has been retouched with black ink.
In graphite on recto of photograph beneath image: died 1864.
Inscription in graphite on bottom front of mount: C.P. Curtis Sr.
Printed beneath photographer's logo: These negatives are preserved for years with great care. Photographs can be made from them like this, or enlarged to Cabinet or Life-Size, finished like Oil Paintings or in the style of Crayon Drawings.
Photographer's address dates the photograph between either 1848 and 1855 or 1860 and 1865. The cartes de visite style was not adopted in the United States until ca. 1860, so the latter dates are more likely.
Description: 1 photographic print : carte de visite, hand-colored ; image 9 x 5.6 cm., mount 10 x 6.1 cm.

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Subject: Vignetted bust-length portrait of Curtis, who was a trustee of the Boston Athenaeum from 1829 to 1834.

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