Lyman Beecher

about 1850
Southworth and Hawes (American, active 1843–62)


Dimensions

Plate: 7.3 x 7 cm (2 7/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1994.185

Medium or Technique

Photograph, daguerreotype

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

Verso, ctr., scratched into plate: "Father to Henry / Ward Beecher".

Markings

U. r. plate maker mark: "Scovills". Spirit of Fact #1.

Provenance

Richard Parker, Jaffrey, NH; gift to MFA May 25, 1994.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard Parker in memory of Herman Parker