Photograph album 71B

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-268322

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Description

This album belonged to Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr. It contains cartes de visite, mostly of the Olmsted family and friends, including Frederick Law Olmsted himself and Susan Ridley Sedgwick Norton, the wife of Charles Eliot Norton, the noted author, social reformer and Harvard art history professor. Also included are famous individuals, such as General Ulysses S. Grant and other Civil War personalities, the sculptor Bartholdi and Charles Dickens. Photographers represented here are J.L. Judd of Litchfield, Conn. and Frederick Gutekunst of Philadelphia, Penn., each with several photographs. Brady's National Portrait Gallery is represented here with the portrait of General Grant.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
generals
authors
sculptors
civil wars
wives
landscape architects
photograph albums
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Physical Description

1 photograph album : cartes de visite

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Reference Code

PC009.071B

Acquisition Type

Gift

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph Hudak

Record Details

Originator

Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903 (Owner)
Judd, J. L. (Jesse L.) (Photographer)
Gutekunst, Frederick, 1831-1917 (Photographer)
Brady’s National Photographic Portrait Galleries (Photographer)

Material Type

photograph albums
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Other People

Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903
Norton, Susan Ridley Sedgwick, 1838-1872
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Bartholdi, Frédéric Auguste, 1834-1904
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

Subjects

Civil War

Description Level

Item