Jonathan B. and Robert V. Jenks

American (active 1850s)


ca. 1855
photograph | hand-colored daguerreotype
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  • Untitled [Man with top hat and cane sitting in a chair]

    Jonathan B. and Robert V. Jenks, Untitled, ca. 1855; hand-colored daguerreotype, 3 3/4 in. x 3 1/4 in. (9.53 cm x 8.26 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Robert Harshorn Shimshak and Marion Brenner;

3 3/4 in. x 3 1/4 in. (9.53 cm x 8.26 cm)
Acquired 2005
Collection SFMOMA
Gift of Robert Harshorn Shimshak and Marion Brenner


portraits, men, seated, top hats, walking sticks

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