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Photograph album 70

Description

This album has a wooden cover decorated with relief carving. William Sumner Appleton received it from his cousin, Alice Longfellow. Its original owner was Rev. Samuel Longfellow, the brother of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It contains cartes de visite of the Longfellow family, including Henry Wadsworth. Some of the photographs are unidentified. Some of the identified photographs include Charles Sumner, Ralph Waldo Emerson and the Marquis of Lorne (John Campbell, the Ninth Duke of Argyll). There is also an empty space with "Melville" written below.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Acquisition Type
Gift
Physical Description
1 photograph album
Dimensions
4.5x 6(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
268302
Reference Code
PC009.070

Record details

Originator
Longfellow, Samuel, 1819-1892 (Compiler)
Other People
Argyll, John Douglas Sutherland Campbell, Duke of, 1845-1914
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882
Longfellow, Alice M. (Alice Mary), 1850-1928
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874
Descriptive Terms
authors
dukes
governors general
marquises (noblemen)
philosophers
portraits
Material Type
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
photograph albums
reliefs (sculptures)
wood (plant material)

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