Charles Reutlinger - Alexandre Dumas, Père, 1857-1865

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(Karlsruhe, Germany, 1816 - 1881, Paris)

Object details

Accession number

ARC.007418

Creators

Full title

Alexandre Dumas, Père

Creation Date

1857-1865

Object Case

French Authors Case

Language

French

Provenance

Entered Isabella Stewart Gardner's collection at an unknown date.

Marks

Inscribed in ink (lower, recto): A. Dumas, père [the popular epithet distinguishing him from his son, "Alexandre Dumas, fils"]
Printed in ink (recto): CH. REUTLINGER, PHOT. Déposé Garanti d'après nature
Inscribed in ink (upper, verso): A. Dumas, père
Printed in ink (verso): Coat of arms with a lion, unicorn, and a crown; lists of the photographic expositions and societies
Printed ink in (verso, under coat of arms): Ch. Reutlinger/ Photographe / 21, Boulevard Montmartre, 21. / Paris

Dimensions

10.4 x 6.3 cm (4 1/8 x 2 1/2 in.)

Display Media

Albumen print on card

Web Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.

Permanent Gallery Location

Long Gallery

Bibliography

Elizabeth Anne McCauley. A.A.E. Disdéri and the Carte de Visite Portrait Photograph (New Haven, 1985).

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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.