Lewis Cass, ca. 1857

  • Mathew B. Brady, American, 1823-1896

Salt print

  • Framed: Image: 18 3/4 × 16 inches (47.6 × 40.6 cm) Mount: 20 3/4 × 16 1/2 inches (52.7 × 41.9 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, John S. Newberry Fund

F1983.77

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Salted paper processes
  • Portrait
  • Governor
  • Man
  • Salted paper print
  • Senator
  • Michigan

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, below image: Lewis Cass

Provenance

Mathew B. Brady; Frederick Hill Mserve; family of F.H Mserve; George Rinhart (Colebrook, Connecticut, USA); 1983-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Bulletin of the DIA: Annual Report (1984): p. 57 (fig. 24).

Rights Status

Mathew B. Brady, Lewis Cass, ca. 1857, salt print. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, John S. Newberry Fund, F1983.77.