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My Cousins and my Aunts in the Hills of Massachusetts

PC009.263 (RS152239)

Description

Album of fourteen black & white photographs titled "My cousins and my Aunts in the Hills of Massachusetts, December 25, 1912." A printed tribute in the front is written "To my dear Aunts and all of my New found Cousins who so royally Entertained me on the occasion of my visit in lovely June 1912. Good Health, long life, happiness." Signed William Truman Barnum. In the back is a second handwritten inscription that reads, "I extend the hand of Friendship to my Aunt Ann from William Truman Barnum, Chicago, ILL, 5843 Winthrop Ave. I wish you a Merry Christmas." Photographs of people and houses in an unidentified location in Massachusetts, presumably the family of William T. Barnum. A fine quality amateur photo album useful for study of period dress and lifestyle.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
1912
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
2011
Physical Description
1 photograph album ; 5 5/8 x 3 1/2 inches
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
album number: 263
GUSN
255326
Reference Code
PC009.263

Record details

Originator
Probably Barnum, William Truman (Photographer)
Other People
Barnum, William Truman
Descriptive Terms
people (agents)
people by family relationship
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Location Note
HGO-01-001-O-F-406

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