On the Deck of the Leviathan (Great Eastern)

November 2, 1857
Robert Howlett (English, 1831–1858)


Dimensions

Sheet: 27.6 x 36.4 cm (10 7/8 x 14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.328

Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print from wet collodion negative

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

Dated in negative, bottom ctr: Nov 2 57

Provenance

I.K. Brunel, then by descent, Sotheby's Belgravia London Aprill 22, 1988 (as noted on Isaacs invoice); purchased by Charles Isaacs Photographs; sold to MFA April 25, 2007

Credit Line

Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow Fund