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Elderly Gentleman with Long-stemmed Pipe
about 1895
Photographer:Photographed by Harriet V. S. Thorne , American, 1843 - 1926
Photography; gelatin emulsion on glass
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 4 5/8 x 6 7/8in. (11.7 x 17.5cm) Plate (height x width): 5 x 7in. (12.7 x 17.8cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Rosalie Thorne McKenna Foundation
Description: Portrait of an old man with a long beard smoking a long-stemmed pipe.
Subject note: Tentatively identified as Joel Wolfe, Harriet V.S. Thorne's step-father. Evidence of retouching in red grease pencil on glass side, as well as filmy substance applied to glass side that has been scratched away on subject's beard and immediate background.
Inscription: Glass side, bottom left [upside down]: "82" in white grease pencil
Object Number: 2011.344.81
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