Alexander Graham Bell, circa 1916
glass negative; copy negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
overall: 10 x 8 in.; 25.4 x 20.32 cm
8 x 10 glass plate copy negative taken by Rosenfeld and Sons. Image taken as part of long term commissioned work and documentation for the American Telephone & Telegraph Company, ranging from 1910 through the 1940s. Portrait of Alexander Graham Bell, circa 1916. Seen in a suit with a full head of white hair and long white beard. Negative made from an image marked with a copyright "HARRIS & EWING, WASHINGTON, DC". Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "3021 / Telephone Co / Copy of Alex. G. Bell / Box 235".
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection