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Photograph album 79H

Description

An especially decorative carte de visite album, bound in green leather with marbled paper on the inside. The pages are multi-colored with embossed patterns around the spaces for the photographs. Many of the sitters are identified. The families represented are Edes, Tobey, Barker, Hooper and Whiting. Justin Winsor (also in 79C) and Col. George Prescott (79D and E) appear here as well. There are also other portraits of men in uniform. There is one carte de visite copy of a painting of an early Whiting relative and a few tintypes.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Acquisition Type
Gift
Physical Description
1 photograph album : green leather binding
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Penelope Barker Noyes
GUSN
268545
Reference Code
PC009.079H

Record details

Other People
Prescott, George L. (George Lincoln), 1829-1864
Winsor, Justin, 1831-1897
Descriptive Terms
civil wars
colonels
families
historians
librarians
military uniforms
paintings (visual works)
portraits
Material Type
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
photograph albums
tintypes (prints)
Subjects
Civil War

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