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Philo Romayne Hoy, Ornithologist

Philo Romayne Hoy, Ornithologist | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Philo R. Hoy (1816-1892), Wisconsin ornithologist and entomologist. Settled in Racine with his family in 1846. Served as president of the Wisconsin Academy of Arts and Science. Handwritten inscription at bottom reads, "1874, PR Hoy."
DESCRIPTION
Carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Philo R. Hoy (1816-1892), Wisconsin ornithologist and entomologist. Settled in Racine with his family in 1846. Served as president of the Wisconsin Academy of Arts and Science. Handwritten inscription at bottom reads, "1874, PR Hoy."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:44414
Creation Date: 1874
Creator Name:Thomas Photo
City:Racine
County:Racine
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875 : 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
Handwritten inscription on back reads, "Loaned by the Misses Lapham, Oconomowoc." 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
Teachers
Ephemera
Indoor photography
Men
Portrait photography
Scientists
Beards

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