Portrait album

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-286439

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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. This album is signed by Frederick Law Olmstead, Jr.

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

PC009.068J

Date Notes

ca. 1860s-1890s

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph Hudak.

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
tintypes (prints)
albumen prints

Other People

Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1870-1957

Other Organizations

Olmsted family

Subjects

pets

Description Level

Item