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Authors Group

19th century
387 x 350 mm (15.2 x 13.8 in.)

William Notman & Son, Canadian, b. 1882

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Albumen print (combination photograph)
Marks: Inscribed on mat, lower left: “Notman Photo. Co. / 4 Park St. Boston”; inscribed, lower left: “Copyrighted 1882”; inscribed, lower center: “Authors Group”; inscribed around image: names of authors Whittier, Emerson, Motley, Hawthorne, Longfellow, Holmes, Alcott, Lowell, and Agassiz
Bibliography: Macmillan Biographical Encyclopedia of Photographic Artists (New York, 1983), p. 458; Lee D. Witkin and Barbara London, The Photograph Collector’s Guide (Boston, MA: New York Graphic Society, 1979), pp. 203–204.
Credit Line: Gift of Michael M. Senft, 1983
Accession Number: 1986.6.1

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  • circular images
  • group portraits - Portraits depicting two or more individuals. [January 1995 scope note added. April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • manipulated photographs - Use for photographs that have been altered through interference in the optical or chemical procedures, or physically altered, as for example, sewn, marked on, or torn. [April 1992 descriptor moved.]

  • image Dimensions: 387 x 350 mm (15.2 x 13.8 in.)

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