John Torrey, Botanist
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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."
Image ID: 45467
Creation Date: 1865
Creator Name: Lewis, R. A.
Collection Name: Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875 : Increase A. Lapham papers, 1825-1930
Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number: PH 24
Original Dimensions: 2.5 x 4 inches
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.
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