Pontoosuc Lake, Pittsfield, Mass.

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


Accession Number

65.3075

Medium or Technique

Stereocard, albumen prints mounted to card stock

Not On View

Collections

Photography

Classifications

Stereographs

Inscription

Verso, in ink: Pontoosuc Lake, Pittsfield Mass. With the "Titaness" in the distance for a history of whose taking-off - vide the "Autocrat" pp. 285-286

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: July 19, 2012)

Credit Line

Edward Jackson Holmes Collection