H.F. Warren - Julia Ward Howe, about 1865

H.F. Warren (American, active 1860-1865)

Julia Ward Howe, about 1865

Albumen print, 16.5 x 10.7 cm (6 1/2 x 4 3/16 in.) overall


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Object Case

Berenson Case


Probably a gift from poet, author, and women's suffrage leader, Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910) to Isabella Stewart Gardner at an unknown date.


Inscribed in black ink (verso): Miss Julia Ward Howe
Stamped (verso): WARREN, / Boston and Cambridgeport./ Mass.

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Abolitionist and social reformer Julia Ward Howe was among Gardner’s closest friends. This photograph is on permanent exhibition in the Blue Room alongside Bernard Berenson.


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