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Portrait of a Man Holding a Cane, ca. 1851

  • Unknown

Daguerreotype with hand coloring

  • Plate: 3 1/2 × 2 1/2 inches (8.9 × 6.4 cm) Overall (case, closed): 4 3/4 × 3 5/8 inches (12.1 × 9.2 cm)

Bequest of Mrs. Eugene Beauharnais Gibbs

27.114

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

1927-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rinhart, Floyd and Marion. American Miniature Case Art. South Brunswick and New York, 1969 (pl.131).

Unknown, Portrait of a Man Holding a Cane, ca. 1851, daguerreotype with hand coloring. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Mrs. Eugene Beauharnais Gibbs, 27.114.