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This picture is of Edward Hitchcock (1793-1864). The photographer is "Langill" of Hanover, New Hampshire. Mr. Hitchcock was a man of many talents. He served as Headmaster of Deerfield Academy, as minister of a church in Conway, Massachusetts, as state geologist for Massachusetts, and was a teacher and the President of Amherst College. He did not find his strong interests in both religion and in science to be a problem.

 

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Edward Hitchcock (1793-1864)

photographer   Langill
date   c. 1880
location   New Hampshire
width   3.87"
height   5.5"
process/materials   paper print
item type   Photograph/Photograph
accession #   #1996.12.1151


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