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Carte-de-visite album of William Samuel Eliot

Description

The cloth-bound album is inscribed to William Samuel Eliot "from his Grandma on his Birthday, March 16, 1862 A.D." It contains 25 cartes-de-visite portraits including three of Samuel Eliot; also Mrs. Samuel Eliot, Mrs. William Eliot, Emily Marshall Eliot (pictured as a young girl with her dog "Bounce," later mother of noted historian Samuel Eliot Morison), Margaret, Amory, and many of children. The portraits are identified in ink in the hand of Samuel Eliot Morison. The costumes of the children are of particular interest.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
1862
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
2006
Physical Description
1 photograph album; 5 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
album number: 222a
GUSN
272907
Reference Code
PC009.222A

Record details

Other People
Eliot , Emily Marshall, Miss
Eliot , Samuel , Mrs.
Eliot , William Samuel
Descriptive Terms
Boston
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
cartes-de-viste
children
children (people by age group)
dress (culture-related concept)
Material Type
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
photograph albums
Subjects
pets
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
albums # 219,220a,b,c, 222a,b,

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