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Self-Portrait

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Stephen James Ferris was Thomas Moran's brother-in-law. An ardent advocate for printmaking, Stephen collected more than 2000 European and American prints. The Ferris family donated the collection to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American HIstory between 1927 and 1932. Sandra Pauly, Henry Luce Foundation Curatorial Scholar for Moran Collection Research, Henry Luce Foundation Curatorial Scholar for Moran Collection Research 4.11.22

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Title(s): 
Self-Portrait
Creator(s): 
Stephen James Ferris (Artist)
Stephen James Ferris (Artist)
Culture: 
American
Date: 
1880
Materials/Techniques: 
printing ink on paper
Paper/Support: 
Portrait; single-sided 0.303- 0.305 mm Light cream, laid, dandy-roll paper. Ribbed surface with even fiber distribution and horizontal chain lines in transmitted light.
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
14.343
Previous Number(s): 
1426.343; 15370
Department: 
Not On View

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