Artist American
Title
  • Double Portrait
Date between 1856 and 1860
Medium ambrotype with gold hand painting
Dimensions Plate: 2 1/4 × 2 3/4 inches (5.7 × 7 cm)
Overall (case, closed): 3 1/2 × 3 7/8 inches (8.9 × 9.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of E. Raymond Field
Accession Number 47.151
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, on case, behind plate, printed in black ink: A.P. Critchlow & CO., | Manufacturers of | Daguerreotype Cases. | Hinge Patented Oct. 14, 1856
Inscribed, on case, behind plate, in pencil, top and left: H P Miller Ransom | Mich
1947-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)