Carte-de-visite album of William Samuel Eliot

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1862

Location Note

albums # 219,220a,b,c, 222a,b,

GUSN

GUSN-272907

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Description

The cloth-bound album is inscribed to William Samuel Eliot "from his Grandma on his Birthday, March 16, 1862 A.D." It contains 25 cartes-de-visite portraits including three of Samuel Eliot; also Mrs. Samuel Eliot, Mrs. William Eliot, Emily Marshall Eliot (pictured as a young girl with her dog "Bounce," later mother of noted historian Samuel Eliot Morison), Margaret, Amory, and many of children. The portraits are identified in ink in the hand of Samuel Eliot Morison. The costumes of the children are of particular interest.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
children (people by age group)
dress (culture-related concept)
photograph albums
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Additional Identification Number

album number 222a

Physical Description

1 photograph album; 5 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

2006

Reference Code

PC009.222A

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Other People

Eliot , William Samuel
Eliot , Samuel , Mrs.
Eliot , Emily Marshall, Miss

Subjects

pets

Descriptive Terms

children
Boston
cartes-de-viste

Description Level

Item

Location Note

albums # 219,220a,b,c, 222a,b,