Langenheim Brothers portrait photograph


Permanent ID:
14768
Call number:
V07
Image Description:
Undated photographic portrait of William (seated) and Frederick (standing) Langenheim.  The brothers became two of the first successful commercial photographers in America.  Many prominent Americans, including President John Tyler, sat for them.  Frederick operated the camera and produced photographs; William worked as business manager.
The date noted on the back of the photograph is a reference to the date this photo was used in The Philadelphia Record newspaper, not the date of the image.
Inscription:
William and Frederick Langenheim
Dec 9 1940
From American Museum of Photography
(verso)
Format:
Photographs
Dimensions:
Width: 12.5 cm, Height: 15.75 cm
Collection:
Philadelphia Record photograph morgue
Related Person or Organization:
W. & F. Langenheim (depicted)