Harris & Ewing portrait of Jesse Walter Fewkes, circa 1918

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.78-20
Creators:
Harris & Ewing
Dates:
circa 1918
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
1 Mounted print
silver gelatin
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Studio portrait of Jesse Walter Fewkes.
Handwritten on mount: With the regards of J. Walter Fewkes. February 1918.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
The Harris & Ewing photo studio was started in 1905 by George W. Harris and Martha Ewing as both a portrait studio and news service. Famous for their portraits of presidents and administration officials, the studio was the largest in Washington, DC, and photographed as many as 10,000 people a year after the sale of the news service in 1945. Harris & Ewing closed in 1955.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 78-20

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 78-20, Harris & Ewing portrait of Jesse Walter Fewkes, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional portraits of Jesse Walter Fewkes can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 33.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs by Harris & Ewing can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 33, and Photo Lot 77-80.
Location of Other Archival Materials
The Library of Congress holds the Harris & Ewing Collection of glass and film negatives.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Henry Collins in the Department of Anthropology, 1977.

Keywords
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Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland 20746
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