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Phineas T. Barnum and Ernestine de Faiber

Phineas T. Barnum and Ernestine de Faiber
Attribution
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894
Sitter
Phineas Taylor Barnum, 5 Jul 1810 - 7 Apr 1891
Ernestine de Faiber, 1843 - ?
Date
c. 1860-1870
Type
Photographic Negative
Medium
Glass plate collodion negative
Dimensions
Plate: 8.9 × 5.9 × 0.2 cm (3 1/2 × 2 5/16 × 1/16")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.81.M218
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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Place
United States\New York\Kings\New York