Photograph album 79H

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-268545

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Description

An especially decorative carte de visite album, bound in green leather with marbled paper on the inside. The pages are multi-colored with embossed patterns around the spaces for the photographs. Many of the sitters are identified. The families represented are Edes, Tobey, Barker, Hooper and Whiting. Justin Winsor (also in 79C) and Col. George Prescott (79D and E) appear here as well. There are also other portraits of men in uniform. There is one carte de visite copy of a painting of an early Whiting relative and a few tintypes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

families
portraits
historians
librarians
colonels
civil wars
military uniforms
paintings (visual works)
photograph albums
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
tintypes (prints)

Physical Description

1 photograph album : green leather binding

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Reference Code

PC009.079H

Acquisition Type

Gift

Credit Line

Gift of Penelope Barker Noyes

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
tintypes (prints)

Other People

Prescott, George L. (George Lincoln), 1829-1864
Winsor, Justin, 1831-1897

Subjects

Civil War

Description Level

Item