John Fiske

1845–50
Southworth and Hawes (American, 1843–62)


Dimensions

Plate: 10.8 x 8.3 cm (4 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.1441

Medium or Technique

Photograph, daguerreotype

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

Verso, in black pen on brown paper tape: "Is this John Fiske?" (also interpreted as "Fisher", see daguerreotype survey sheet).

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