Governor George Nixon Briggs of Massachusetts

about 1848–49
Southworth and Hawes (American, 1843–62)


Dimensions

Image: 20.4 x 15.3 cm (8 1/16 x 6 in.) Plate: 21.9 x 16.4 cm (8 5/8 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1390

Medium or Technique

Photograph, daguerreotype

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

Verso, in graphite: "Gov. Briggs of Mass"

Markings

U. r. plate maker mark: a "star". Unclear which one - possibly Spirit of Fact #9, #10, #11, #12 or #16.

Provenance

Edward Southworth Hawes; gift to MFA December 9, 1943.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Southworth Hawes in memory of his father Josiah Johnson Hawes