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Portrait of Agassiz and Agassiz

Portrait of Agassiz and Agassiz
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Title: Portrait of Agassiz and Agassiz
Description: Carte-de-visite photomontage double portrait of the geologist and zoologist, Jean Louis Rudolphe Agassiz (1807-1873). Founded the Museum of Comparative Zoology in 1860. Founding member of the National Academy of Sciences in 1863. Shown simultaneously sitting and writing at a table. Handwritten inscription at the bottom reads, "Agassiz and Agassiz."

Image ID: 47318
Brown, H. S.
Lapham, Increase Allen : Increase A. Lapham papers, 1825 - 1930
Genre: Photograph
Photographer's credit on back reads, "H.S. Brown, Photographer, 201 E. Water St., Milwaukee, Wis." Other inscriptions on the back include, "Taken some time in the sixties," "Prof Louis Agassiz + John Y. Scammon," and then later, "No, both are Agassiz."
Subjects: Furniture
Portrait photography
Clothing and dress

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