"Reading" Family Photographs : A Contextual Analysis of the Codman Photographic Collection

Description

The last two generations of the Codmans left behind about 3000 photographs in their house This collection includes cartes-de-visite, fancy albums, cabinet cards, an occasional tintype, large albumen prints, gelatine prints and several "kodaks." This collection provides the viewer with a documentary history of "The Grange" and its occupants. Ellie Reichlin unearths some of the treasures of the collection.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 258

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1981.071.258.008

Abstract

The last two generations of the Codmans left behind about 3000 photographs in their house This collection includes cartes-de-visite, fancy albums, cabinet cards, an occasional tintype, large albumen prints, gelatine prints and several "kodaks." This collection provides the viewer with a documentary history of "The Grange" and its occupants. Ellie Reichlin unearths some of the treasures of the collection.

Date Notes

Volume 71, Number 258 (1981)

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Record Details

Originator

Ellie Reichlin (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1981). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England