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Painted Portrait of Bishop Codman

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Inscription

Verso, ctr., in graphite: "Bishop Codman".

Marks

U. r. plate maker mark: "Scovills." Spirit of Fact #1.

Provenance

Richard Parker, Jaffrey, NH; gift to MFA May 25, 1994.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard Parker in memory of Herman Parker

1850–60

Dimensions

Plate: 8.3 x 7 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1994.166

Medium or Technique

Photograph, daguerreotype

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