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Title
Samuel Clemens
Additional title: Photograph of Samuel L. Clemens, inscribed to "friend Richards," signed, and dated Jun. 19, 1907
Names
Lyon, Isabel, 1863-1958 (Photographer)
Richards, P., fl. 1914
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1907 (Approximate)
Place: Southampton, England
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Printed book: oversize, Clemens ZP8 l96 1907
Shelf locator: Berg Coll + Clemens ZP8 L96 1907
Topics
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Portraits
Genres
Photographs
Portraits
Notes
Biographical/historical: Clemens had come to England to receive from Oxford University an honorary Doctorate of Letters.
Acquisition: Purchase; James Cummins Bookseller; September 2010
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photograph : b&w ; 180 x 230 mm. [before and after matting]
Berg Collection copy signed and dated in black pen by Clemens: "To friend Richards / by Mark Twain / June 19 / 07."
Berg Collection copy matted (measures 300 x 255 mm. with matting)
Description
Full-length portrait of Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), wearing a white suit and seated in a wooden chair on a dock in Southampton, England, after disembarking from ship. Clemens is facing the camera and shaking hands with a young, mustached man in a black suit standing to his right.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18934455
RLIN/OCLC: 719640024
Barcode: 33433090284864
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4822e1d0-0396-0131-38a6-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1863: Creator Born
  • 1907: Created
  • 1958: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Samuel Clemens" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1907. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5d425c50-1c22-0132-41f7-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Samuel Clemens" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5d425c50-1c22-0132-41f7-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1907). Samuel Clemens Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5d425c50-1c22-0132-41f7-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Samuel Clemens