THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES SR.

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Image shows Holmes in a black civilian suit standing with one hand resting on the back of a chair.

Image has excellent clarity and contrast. Mount and paper are very good. Bottom of mount has a modern ink ID of “OLIVER W. HOLMES.”

Reverse has photographer’s imprint for E. & H. T. ANTHONY FROM A BRADY NEGATIVE. At top is a faint period pencil ID.

Holmes was a well-known American physician, poet, and polymath based in Boston. His son, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. served in the 20th Massachusetts Infantry and was severely wounded at Antietam and after the war rose to be an acting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.  [AD]

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