The Old Clock on the Stairs

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


Accession Number

65.3074

Medium or Technique

Stereocard, albumen prints mounted to card stock

Not On View

Collections

Photography

Classifications

Stereographs

Inscription

verso, in ink, in Holmes' hand: The Old Clock on the Stairs - "Half-way up the stairs it stands "

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