Orange Johnson


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Orange Johnson from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Orange Johnson. Contact WHS at to request permission.

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Orange Johnson is a picture, with genre photograph and portraits. Its dimensions are 7.5 in x 5.13 in.

It was created around 1850-1860.

Whitehurst Gallery is the Creator. Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

This is a photograph of Orange Johnson (b.February 7, 1790-d.November 28, 1876), Worthington comb maker and entrepreneur who later became a successful manufacturer and banker. The portrait was produced by the Whitehurst Gallery in Washington D.C., which was owned and operated by Jesse Harrison, daguerreotypist, photographer and entrepreneur.

Tintypes and daguerrotypes were wildly popular during the 19th century. Portraiture was within the reach of everybody with the invention of these easily made and reproduced likenesses. Traveling photographers and photographic studios were present in the smallest town.

It covers the topic businessmen.

It features the person Orange Johnson, 1790-1876.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 57-G-15.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0648.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on April 29, 2002. It was last updated November 17, 2017.