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Family of Samuel and Phebe Thorne, 8 East 55 Street
1895-1896
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 ten people, one row of five standing behind a couch and one row of five seated on the couch. The wallpaper and wall-mounted mirror are visible in the background. The exhibition list identifies the time of year as Christmas.
Subject Notes: Standing, l to r: Edwin, Joel Wolfe, Phebe Ketchum (wife of Edwin), William Van Schoonhoven, Samuel Jr. Seated, l to r: Landon, Margaret, Phebe, Phebe Van Schoonhoven, Samuel and Francis. The children are Edwin and Phebe Ketchum's. From "The Photographs of Harriet V.S. Thorne" exhibition list.
Inscription: Glass side, top right: "29" in yellow grease pencil
Object Number: 2011.344.26
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