Francesco Scattola - John Lowell Gardner, Jr., 1892

Francesco Scattola (active 1880 - 1908)

John Lowell Gardner, Jr., 1892

Albumen print on card with gilded embossing


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Probably purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner and her husband John Lowell Gardner, Jr. (1837-1898), from the photographer Francesco Scattola (active 1880-1908), Venice in November of 1892.


Embossed and gilded (on recto, above and below image): F. SCATTOLA / VENEZIA
Inscrbed in pencil (on recto, below image): 8509 - 10
Embossed and gilded (on verso, center): Fsco Scattola / VENEZIA / Campo San Bartolomeo 5256 / SI CONSERVANO LE NEGATIVE / PRAGER & LOJCA, BERLINO.
Inscribed in pencil (on verso, upper right): #1.14096 - 4 / "C"
Inscribed in blue pencil (on verso, upper left): 4
Inscribed in pencil (on verso, lower middle): John L. Gardner / S S

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Francesco Scattola

John Lowell Gardner, Jr.