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John Moore Kelso Davis in West Point Uniform
about 1865
Photographer:Photographed by Alexander Gardner , American, 1821 - 1882
Subject:Portrait of General John Moore Kelso Davis , American, 1844 - 1920
Photography; albumen print on paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 3 3/16 x 2in. (8.1 x 5.1cm) Mount (height x width): 3 5/8 x 2 1/4in. (9.2 x 5.7cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Ethel Davis
Description: Full-length portrait of a young man wearing a military uniform and hat consistant with West Point uniforms. A sash with tassels is tied around his waist. A stand is partially visible behind him.
Subject Note: The young man in this portrait wears a West Point uniform. He is probably John Henry Kelso Davis (1844-1920), who attended West Point from 1863 to 1867. The photograph was donated by Ethel F. Davis, the great granddaughter of John Henry Kelso Davis. (Lee 1/27/2005)
Inscription: On verso, accession number inscribed in pencil at bottom.
Object Number: 2003.239.3
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