Photograph album 86

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1860-1879

GUSN

GUSN-269020

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Description

This album appears to be a family album from the 1860s and 1870s, largely picturing members of the Clark family. Interesting images are a tintype of two boys holding a puppy and a carte de visite of a man in uniform. The work of many Connecticut photographers is represented here. From New Haven, photographers include J.G. Steiger, Filley & Gilbert, Cowell's, and Moulthrop & Williams. Kellog, Prescott & White, Prescott and Gage & Bundy represent Hartford. There is also Irish & Co. from Bridgeport, Conn. E.L. Allen represents Boston, Massachusetts. Also included in the album are photographers from New York state and Erie, Pennsylvania. There are also cartes de visite by Matthew Brady, of New York and Washington, D.C.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boys
uniforms
families
portraits
photograph albums
tintypes (prints)
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Physical Description

1 photograph album

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Reference Code

PC009.086

Acquisition Type

Library & Archives Accession

Places

New Haven (New Haven county, Connecticut)
Hartford (Hartford county, Connecticut)
Bridgeport (Fairfield county, Connecticut)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
New York state (United States)
Erie (Erie county, Pennsylvania)
Washington (DC)

Record Details

Originator

Steiger, J. G. (Photographer)
Filley & Gilbert (Firm) (Photographer)
Cowell's (Firm) (Photographer)
Moulthrop & Williams (Photographer)
Prescott & White (Photographer)
Gage & Bundy (Firm) (Photographer)
Irish & Co. (Photographer)
Allen, E. L. (Edward L.) (Photographer)
Brady, Mathew B., ca. 1823-1896 (Photographer)

Material Type

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

Description Level

Item