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Title
Bicknell, W. H. W. Portrait engraving of SLC, dated 1871.
Names
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910 (Creator)
Bicknell, W. H. W. (William Harry Warren), 1860-1947 (Artist)
Collection

Samuel Langhorne Clemens collection of papers, 1856-1938 (bulk 1870-1938)

Portraits and Pictorial Works

Portraits

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1871 - 1899
Place: [n.p.]
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Clemens
Shelf locator: Printed book: [Clemens], Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876, 1st ed, 1st issue). c1.
Topics
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910
Genres
Prints
Notes
Date: Date on the engraving is "1871" (when Bicknell was only 11), but a different exemplar of same image at Mark Twain Project has the legend "From a photograph, taken in 1871." Other engravings by Bicknell of SLC date from between 1884-1899.
Ownership: William F. Gable; W. T. H. Howe
Physical Description
Portraits
Extent: 1 engraving
Pasted onto title page of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Hartford, CT: 1876, 1st edition, 1st issue, Copy 1.
Engravings
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15893396
MSS Unit ID: 19174
Accession number: 105330B (book)
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d77d8aa0-0a61-0130-892c-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

  • 1835: Creator Born
  • 1871: Created (Approximate)
  • 1910: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Bicknell, W. H. W. Portrait engraving of SLC, dated 1871." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1871 - 1899. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8b3655f0-15c6-0132-94c4-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Bicknell, W. H. W. Portrait engraving of SLC, dated 1871." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 21, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8b3655f0-15c6-0132-94c4-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1871 - 1899). Bicknell, W. H. W. Portrait engraving of SLC, dated 1871. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8b3655f0-15c6-0132-94c4-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Bicknell, W. H. W. Portrait engraving of SLC, dated 1871.