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Portrait album

Description

One of ten small albums, eight leather bound and two with velvet bindings, containing gems (approximately 3/4" square tintype portraits that generally only pictured the head). No photographers are indicated. A few sitters are indexed at the back of the albums or in notes beneath the photographs.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Acquisition Type
Gift
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Harriot A. Curtis.
GUSN
320391
Reference Code
PC009.069F

Record details

Originator
J.E. Tilton and Company (Publisher)
Other People
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Washington, Martha, 1732-1802
Descriptive Terms
portraits
presidents
religious art
soldiers
wives
Material Type
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
photograph albums
tintypes (prints)

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