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Photograph album 71B

Description

This album belonged to Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr. It contains cartes de visite, mostly of the Olmsted family and friends, including Frederick Law Olmsted himself and Susan Ridley Sedgwick Norton, the wife of Charles Eliot Norton, the noted author, social reformer and Harvard art history professor. Also included are famous individuals, such as General Ulysses S. Grant and other Civil War personalities, the sculptor Bartholdi and Charles Dickens. Photographers represented here are J.L. Judd of Litchfield, Conn. and Frederick Gutekunst of Philadelphia, Penn., each with several photographs. Brady's National Portrait Gallery is represented here with the portrait of General Grant.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Acquisition Type
Gift
Physical Description
1 photograph album : cartes de visite
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Joseph Hudak
GUSN
268322
Reference Code
PC009.071B

Record details

Originator
Brady’s National Photographic Portrait Galleries (Photographer)
Gutekunst, Frederick, 1831-1917 (Photographer)
Judd, J. L. (Jesse L.) (Photographer)
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903 (Owner)
Other People
Bartholdi, Frédéric Auguste, 1834-1904
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Norton, Susan Ridley Sedgwick, 1838-1872
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903
Descriptive Terms
authors
civil wars
generals
landscape architects
portraits
sculptors
wives
Material Type
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
photograph albums
Subjects
Civil War

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