Charles Dickens

1868
J. Gurney & Son (American, 1860–1874)


Dimensions

Mount: 8.2 x 17.3 cm (3 1/4 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2704

Medium or Technique

Stereocard, albumen prints mounted to card stock

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Stereographs

This object was published on a mount from another Gurney series, “The Devil’s Auction”.

Inscription

Verso, in pencil: Dickens

Provenance

Oliver Wendell Holmes (b. 1809 – d. 1894), Boston; by descent to his grandson, Edward Jackson Holmes (b. 1873 – d. 1950), Boston; 1950, bequeathed by Edward Jackson Holmes to his widow, Mary Stacy Beaman Holmes (b. 1875 – d. 1964), Boston; 1965, bequest of Mrs. Holmes to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2010)

Credit Line

Edward Jackson Holmes Collection