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Portrait of Agassiz and Agassiz
Carte de visite
Wisconsin Historical Society
Increase Allen Lapham: Papers, 1825-1930, carte-de-visite collection, WHS Image id: WHi-47318
H.S. Brown (Photographer, 201 E. Water St., Milwaukee, Wis.)
Carte-de-visite photomontage double portrait of geologist and zoologist, Jean Louis Rudolphe Agassiz (1807-1873). Founded the Museum of Comparative Zoology in 1860. Founding member of the National Academy of Sciences in 1863. Shown simultanaeously sitting and writing at a table. Handwritten inscription at the bottom reads, "Agassiz and Agassiz."
Other inscriptions on the back include, "Taken some time in the sixties," "Prof Louis Agassiz + John Y. Scammon," and then later, "No, both are Agassiz."
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