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Philip Spooner Harris (artist, 1824-1884) / Unidentified photographer
Portrait of a young man
Ambrotype, 1/6 plate, tinted
3 1/4 x 2 3/4 ins
Collection of David A. Schorsch
Dark brown molded thermoplastic The Calmady Children “Union” case, die engraver Hiram W. Hayden, made by S. Peck and Company, see Clifford and Michelle Kranik with Carl Walvoord, 1988, Union Cases, A Collector’s Guide to the Art of America’s First Plastics, (Grantsburg, WI, 1988), no. 129.
The original portrait, along with its mate is in a private collection.