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Samuel Thorne, 914 Fifth Avenue, New York
Photography; potato starch and gelatin emulsion on glass
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 7 1/2 x 5 1/2in. (19.1 x 14cm) Plate (height x width): 8 1/2 x 6 1/2in. (21.6 x 16.5cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Rosalie Thorne McKenna Foundation
Description: Three-quarter bust-length portrait of a man wearing a dark suit, red necktie and white breast pocket handkerchief. He is looking away from the camera.
Subject note: Samuel Thorne was Harriet Van Schoonhoven Thorne's brother-in-law. Harriet photographed Samuel and his wife, Phebe, on the occasion of their fiftieth wedding anniversary. From "The Photographs of Harriet V.S. Thorne," created by Rollie McKenna. 914 5th Avenue was the New York address of Phebe Van Schoonhoven Thorne and her husband Samuel Thorne.
Object Number: 2011.344.176
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