Portrait album

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-286436

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Description

This is small leather-bound album containing "gem" tintype portraits and a small number of gem-sized albumen prints. The portraits are mostly undated and unidentified as to subject or photographer. The presence of children, babies, pets and older people indicates that these are probably family albums.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
children (people by age group)
families
elderly
photograph albums
tintypes (prints)
albumen prints

Physical Description

1 portrait album

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Reference Code

PC009.068G

Date Notes

ca. 1860s-1890s

Credit Line

Gift of Sanger Atwill.

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
tintypes (prints)
albumen prints

Subjects

pets

Description Level

Item