At the Doorway, Four Children

1864?
Artist Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (American, 1809–1894)


Dimensions

Image/Sheet: 13.2 x 10.4 cm (5 3/16 x 4 1/8 in.) Mount: 25.2 x 19.8 cm (9 15/16 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.909

Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Copy of a photograph. The house was on Holmes Place; the children, from left to right are: Emma L. Morse (Miss Riggs’ mother), Anna F. Morse (her aunt), Edward H. Morse (her uncle), Georgia Jones (her mother’s playmate).

Inscription

Thought to have been signed and dated by Holmes, pen, lower left.

Provenance

Alice E. Riggs, Boxford, MA; gift September 1967.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Alice E. Riggs