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Photograph album 79D

Description

Carte de visite album, with one gem tintype, bound in brown leather. The label for James Atkins Noyes, Cambridge, Mass. is on the front. Many of these are identified, but some have only first names. Families represented are Edes, Tewksbury, Frothingham, and Prescott. Photographers from Massachusetts in the album are E.L. Allen and Oliver F. Baxter in Boston and H.F. Cornwall in East Bridgewater. A few of the sitters are in Civil War uniform, including Col. George Prescott who appears in albums 79E and H also.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
1860s
Acquisition Type
Gift
Physical Description
1 photograph album : brown leather binding
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Penelope Barker Noyes
GUSN
268516
Reference Code
PC009.079D

Record details

Originator
Allen, E. L. (Edward L.) (Photographer)
Baxter, O. F., fl. 1860-1880 (Photographer)
Cornwall, H. F. (Photographer)
Noyes, James Atkins (Owner)
Other People
Prescott, George L. (George Lincoln), 1829-1864
Descriptive Terms
civil wars
colonels
families
military uniforms
portraits
Material Type
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
photograph albums
tintypes (prints)
Subjects
Civil War
Places
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
East Bridgewater (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)
Related Items
J. A. Noyes Residence, 71 Sparks Street, Cambridge, Mass
Photograph album 79C
Photograph album 79E
Set of architectural drawings of the James A. Noyes House, Cambridge, Mass., 1893-94

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