Portrait of Daniel Webster
Josiah Johnson Hawes (American, 1808–1901)
Overall: 49.5 x 39.1cm (19 1/2 x 15 3/8in.)
Medium or Technique
Photograph, albumen print after a daguerreotype
Not On View
Enlarged detail from a daguerreotype of Daniel Webster, seated, of about 1851 (43.1402).
Verso, stamp in green: "Hawes/ Collection/ Holmans/ Holmans/ Boston"
In graphite: "From the daguerreotype/ enlarged 7 times."
Lower left: "J. J. Hawes, Photo" printed in photograph.
Lower right: "Copyright 1886 J. J. Hawes" printed in photograph.
W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA, accessioned April 1978.
Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen