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Daniel E. Sickles

Daniel E. Sickles
Attribution
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894
Sitter
Daniel Edgar Sickles, 20 Oct 1819 - 3 May 1914
Date
c. 1861
Type
Photographic Negative
Medium
Glass plate collodion negative
Dimensions
Plate: 9.2 × 6.1 × 0.2 cm (3 5/8 × 2 3/8 × 1/16")
Topic
Interior
Weapon\Sword
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache
Costume\Dress Accessory\Button\Brass
Costume\Dress Accessory\Belt
Daniel Edgar Sickles: Male
Daniel Edgar Sickles: Politics and Government\US Senator\New York
Daniel Edgar Sickles: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Daniel Edgar Sickles: Politics and Government\Diplomat
Daniel Edgar Sickles: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\General
Daniel Edgar Sickles: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War\Union
Daniel Edgar Sickles: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Brigadier General
Daniel Edgar Sickles: Politics and Government\US Congressman\New York
Daniel Edgar Sickles: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Major General
Portrait
Place
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.81.M277
Collection Description
The Frederick Hill Meserve Collection comprises more than five thousand Civil War-era portrait negatives from the Mathew Brady photography studio in New York City. The collection, which the National Portrait Gallery acquired in 1981, includes portraits of generals, politicians, diplomats, painters, and performers. It also contains depictions of “Human Curiosities” at P. T. Barnum’s American Museum in New York City, that, although highly exploitative, help to document the historical representations of disability in the United States.
La Colección Frederick Hill Meserve contiene más de 5,000 negativos de retratos de la época de la Guerra Civil provenientes del estudio fotográfico de Mathew Brady en la ciudad de Nueva York. Adquirida por la National Portrait Gallery en 1981, la colección incluye retratos de militares, políticos, diplomáticos y artistas. También contiene imágenes de “curiosidades humanas” exhibidas en el American Museum de P.T. Barnum en Nueva York. Estas últimas, a pesar de su índole degradante, nos ayudan a documentar la representación histórica de las personas discapacitadas en EE.UU.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery