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Joseph H. McChesney, Geologist

Joseph H. McChesney, Geologist | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Joseph H. McChesney, a geologist and paleontologist associated with the Illinois State Geological Survey. Shown here in three-quarter profile, wearing court dress of the diplomatic corps. The handwritten inscription at the bottom reads, "John H. McChesney, 1864. Geologist-Consulate-Newcastle on Tyne".
DESCRIPTION
Carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Joseph H. McChesney, a geologist and paleontologist associated with the Illinois State Geological Survey. Shown here in three-quarter profile, wearing court dress of the diplomatic corps. The handwritten inscription at the bottom reads, "John H. McChesney, 1864. Geologist-Consulate-Newcastle on Tyne".
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:45226
Creation Date: 1864
Creator Name:G. Penabert & Co.
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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
Photographer's studio credit on the back reads, "Photographie, G. Penabert & Cie. Passage du Havre 31, Au 1er √Čtage, Paris." 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
Suits (Clothing)
Teachers
Ephemera
Universities and colleges
Beards
Indoor photography
Men
Moustache
Portrait photography
Scientists
Faculty

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