Portrait album

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-320394

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Description

One of ten small albums, eight leather bound and two with velvet bindings, containing gems (approximately 3/4" square tintype portraits that generally only pictured the head). No photographers are indicated. A few sitters are indexed at the back of the albums or in notes beneath the photographs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
soldiers
religious art
presidents
wives
photograph albums
tintypes (prints)
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Reference Code

PC009.069I

Acquisition Type

Gift

Credit Line

Gift of Mary B. Cobb.

Record Details

Originator

J.E. Tilton and Company (Publisher)

Material Type

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

Other People

Washington, George, 1732-1799
Washington, Martha, 1732-1802
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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