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Object Name Panotype
Title Henry Rieman Duval
Catalog Number 0985.06.00163
Description Ninth-plate panotype (formerly identified as a tintype); bust portrait of a man; hair parted on side, cut at lower ears, trimmed moustache and goatee, white shirt collar visible, part of dark tie visible, vest buttoned up to neck, top button visible; wearing double-breasted coat/jacket, unbuttoned; framed in wood and brass oval frame; white museum label with "196" printed on it attached at the obverse bottom; hand written on reverse: "Henry Rieman Duval./Baltimore.Md." brass ring attached to the back of the frame at the top
Medium Brass/Glass/Leather/Varnish/Wood
Studio Unknown
Photographer Unknown
People Duval, Henry Rieman
Provenance A resident of Maryland, Henry Rieman Duval served with one of the only two partisan ranger units allowed to exist after the repeal of the Partisan Ranger Act in 1864. He was captured and imprisoned at Johnson's Island. Duval survived the war, moved to New York, and became a millionaire railroad president and president of the American Beet Sugar Company. Duval's photograph is the only pannotype (sic) - an image fixed on leather - in the Museum's collection."
Search Terms Johnson's Island Military Prison
Subjects Cased photographs
Military officers
Photographic studios
Prisoners of war