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Civil War era personalities and scenes [graphic].
BANC PIC 1984.079--ALB --CDV; BANC PIC 1984.079--ALB; BANC PIC 1984.079--ALB
Collection Overview

Title:

Civil War era personalities and scenes

Creator/Contributor:

Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896

Creator/Contributor:

Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882

Creator/Contributor:

Bradley & Rulofson

Creator/Contributor:

E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm)

Creator/Contributor:

E. Anthony (Firm)

Creator/Contributor:

Gardner & Gibson

Abstract:

Chiefly cartes de visite portraits of Civil War generals and officers, senators, judges, and members of Lincoln's Cabinet. One portrait of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and one of his daughters (from a drawing?) is present. Most of those pictured are Union officers or officials, but several Confederate figures are represented, including Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Fitzhugh Lee, John Hunt Morgan, and Wade Hampton. Stereographs are views of battlefields, and one view of cavalry on parade in New York, July 4th, 1860.

Date:

1860-1869 (issued)

Subject:

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Soldiers -- United States -- Portraits
Generals -- Confederate States of America -- Portraits
Generals -- United States -- Portraits
Cabinet officers -- United States -- Portraits
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
10 stereographs and 52 cartes de visite. Most cartes de visite housed in an 1860s card album, assembled by unknown collector.
Cartes de visite in album chiefly by unknown photographers, as versos are not visible. Identified photographers include Mathew Brady, M.P. Rice, Bradley & Rulofson, Gardner & Gibson, and W. Addis. Many published by E. & H.T. Anthony.
Stereographs bear printed, numbered labels on versos and were published by E. & H.T. Anthony, with one by E. Anthony. Credited photographers are Alexander Gardner (5 views), James F. Gibson (3 views, 1 copyrighted by Gardner & Gibson), and G.N. Barnard (1 view).
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Item list available in library.

Type:

graphic
Card photograph albums.
Stereographs.
Cartes de visite.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 album (42 photographic prints) and 20 photographic prints ; albumen ; mounts 9 x 18 cm. and 11 x 7 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1984.079--ALB --CDV
BANC PIC 1984.079--ALB
BANC PIC 1984.079--ALB

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.