Photograph album 70

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-268302

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Description

This album has a wooden cover decorated with relief carving. William Sumner Appleton received it from his cousin, Alice Longfellow. Its original owner was Rev. Samuel Longfellow, the brother of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It contains cartes de visite of the Longfellow family, including Henry Wadsworth. Some of the photographs are unidentified. Some of the identified photographs include Charles Sumner, Ralph Waldo Emerson and the Marquis of Lorne (John Campbell, the Ninth Duke of Argyll). There is also an empty space with "Melville" written below.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
authors
philosophers
dukes
marquises (noblemen)
governors general
photograph albums
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
wood (plant material)
reliefs (sculptures)

Physical Description

1 photograph album

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Reference Code

PC009.070

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

4.5 x 6 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Record Details

Originator

Longfellow, Samuel, 1819-1892 (Compiler)

Material Type

photograph albums
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
wood (plant material)
reliefs (sculptures)

Other People

Longfellow, Alice M. (Alice Mary), 1850-1928
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882
Argyll, John Douglas Sutherland Campbell, Duke of, 1845-1914
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891

Description Level

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