John Torrey, Botanist | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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John Torrey, Botanist

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DESCRIPTION

Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of John Torrey (1796-1863), American botanist. Worked as New York state botanist from 1836. Handwritten inscription at bottom of image reads, "For Miss Mary A. Lapham, From J. Torrey, 1865."

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 45467

Creation Date: 1865 

Creator Name: Lewis, R. A.

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Collection Name: Lapham, Increase Allen : Increase A. Lapham papers, 1825 - 1930

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 24

Original Dimensions: 2.5 x 4 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Photographer's credit on back reads, "R.A. Lewis. 152 Chatham Street, New York." From album of portrait photographs collected by Lapham depicting scientists and artists, ca. 1860-ca. 1875. Images include portraits of geologists, botanists, sculptors, and authors.

SUBJECTS

Clothing and dress

Ephemera

Indoor photography

Intellectual life

Men

Persons

Portrait photography

Scientists

Work

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