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John Torrey, Botanist

John Torrey, Botanist
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Title: John Torrey, Botanist
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."

Image ID: 45467
Lewis, R. A.
Lapham, Increase Allen : Increase A. Lapham papers, 1825 - 1930
Genre: Photograph
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: Ephemera
Indoor photography
Portrait photography
Clothing and dress

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