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Painted Portrait of Thomas Handasyd Perkins, by Spiridione Gambardella

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Marks

L. l. plate maker mark: "No. 40"

Provenance

Richard Parker, Jaffrey, NH; gift to MFA May 25, 1994. Perkins was an American merchant from Boston and a benefactor of Massachusetts General Hospital, the Boston Athenaeum, and the Perkins Institute for the Blind.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard Parker in memory of Herman Parker

1850–60

Catalogue Raisonné

Spirit of Fact 14

Dimensions

Plate: 21.7 x 16.7 cm (8 9/16 x 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1994.128

Medium or Technique

Photograph, daguerreotype

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