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Title
Portrait of Philip Langense
Creator
Unknown
Date Created and/or Issued
1860/ /
Contributing Institution
History San Jose Research Library
Collection
History San Jose Online Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
On back: "Philip Langense mother's bro. Originally from Germany. Studied carving in Switzerland. Came to America in sailing vessel to N. Y. to Ind. to N. Y. (sic)." Worked as sculptor & carver in San Jose. Carved wooden eagle above portico on Old City Hall, now in exhibit in Pacific Hotel. Formal portrait in what appears to be a Civil War uniform.
Type
image
Identifier
195CEFD3-212C-4FDB-8B6F-292891226611
1997-300-991
Subject
City & town halls
Sculptors
Military uniforms
Nineteenth century (LCSH)
Men
Portrait photographs

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