John Thomson - Isabella Stewart Gardner, 1888

John Thomson (Edinburgh, 1837 - 1921, London)

Isabella Stewart Gardner, 1888

Platinum print in silver frame, 6 cm (2 3/8 in.) diameter


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Commissioned by Isabella Stewart Gardner from the photographer John Thomson (1837-1921), 1888.


Printed (on back of photograph): - Boston 15, Ma- / D602 Date 1- / of Photo in biograp- / -abella Stewart Gardn- / -plied for private use on- / is required for its

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