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Photograph album 85

Description

Large carte de visite album holding two photos per page, with many empty spaces. This album is notable for its humorous photos. There are two cartes de visite of pet dogs, one sitting up on a pedestal. A series of two photographs shows a woman first in a gruesome mask, and then unmasked. There is also a carte de visite from a painting of two children playing checkers with their grandfather who is dozing. The caption reads, "Now Grandpa!" Families represented are Austin, Phillips and Endicott. There is also a photograph of Princess Dagmar of Denmark, later known as Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia. Boston photographers represented are Allen & Horton, Clifford & Shapleigh, and J.W. Black.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Acquisition Type
Library & Archives Accession
Physical Description
1 photograph album
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
269008
Reference Code
PC009.085

Record details

Originator
Allen & Horton (Photographer)
Black, James Wallace, 1825-1896 (Photographer)
Clifford & Shapleigh (Photographer)
Other People
Mariia Feodorovna, Empress, consort of Alexander III, Emperor of Russia, 1847-1928
Descriptive Terms
board games (game sets)
children (people by age group)
families
humor
masks (costume)
portraits
princesses
Material Type
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
photograph albums
Subjects
Dogs
pets

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