The Moon

1865
Joseph L. Bates (American, 1807–1886)


Dimensions

Mount: 8.2 x 17.3 cm (3 1/4 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2700

Medium or Technique

Stereocard, albumen prints mounted to card stock

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Stereographs

Inscription

Verso, in ink: Joseph L. Bates
Verso, stamp: Joseph L. Bates Boston, Dec 11, 1865

Provenance

Oliver Wendell Holmes (b. 1809 – d. 1894), Boston; by descent to his grandson, Edward Jackson Holmes (b. 1873 – d. 1950), Boston; 1950, bequeathed by Edward Jackson Holmes to his widow, Mary Stacy Beaman Holmes (b. 1875 – d. 1964), Boston; 1965, bequest of Mrs. Holmes to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2010)

Credit Line

Edward Jackson Holmes Collection