Seth Wells Cheney

Seth Cheney, American Artist

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


Dimensions

Plate: 7.6 x 7 cm (3 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1994.180

Medium or Technique

Photograph, daguerreotype

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Apparently a copy of an early painted portrait either of Cheney or by him. (Young America, p. 277).

Inscription

Verso, ctr., in black ink: "Seth Cheney / artist."

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Richard Parker in memory of Herman Parker