Photograph album 85

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-269008

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Description

Large carte de visite album holding two photos per page, with many empty spaces. This album is notable for its humorous photos. There are two cartes de visite of pet dogs, one sitting up on a pedestal. A series of two photographs shows a woman first in a gruesome mask, and then unmasked. There is also a carte de visite from a painting of two children playing checkers with their grandfather who is dozing. The caption reads, "Now Grandpa!" Families represented are Austin, Phillips and Endicott. There is also a photograph of Princess Dagmar of Denmark, later known as Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia. Boston photographers represented are Allen & Horton, Clifford & Shapleigh, and J.W. Black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

families
portraits
princesses
masks (costume)
humor
children (people by age group)
board games (game sets)
photograph albums
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Physical Description

1 photograph album

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Reference Code

PC009.085

Acquisition Type

Library & Archives Accession

Record Details

Originator

Allen & Horton (Photographer)
Clifford & Shapleigh (Photographer)
Black, James Wallace, 1825-1896 (Photographer)

Material Type

photograph albums
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Other People

Mariia Feodorovna, Empress, consort of Alexander III, Emperor of Russia, 1847-1928

Subjects

Dogs
pets

Description Level

Item