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Photograph album of United States naval cadets and officers, 1863-1867
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Description
Album containing 21 carte de visite photographs, and one tintype, of young US Naval midshipmen--probably cadets at the U.S. Naval Academy, which had been moved to Newport, Rhode Island during the Civil War--as well as commandants, lieutenants, and those of other ranks, dated 1863-1867.
Extent
1 album (22 photographic prints) : albumen, tintype ; 16 x 12 cm (album)

Album contains 21 carte de visite photographs (approx. 9.5 x 6.3 mm), consisting of paper photographs mounted on thin cardboard backs, with printed logos of photography studios on verso, some of which are visible and include: Bailey & Silver's Photograph Gallery of 395-397 Broadway, New York City; Fredricks & Company, at various addresses in New York City (587 Broadway, 179 Fifth Avenue in Madison Square, Fifth Avenue Photography Gallery), Habana, and Paris; Joshua Appleby Williams' Room, Newport, Rhode Island; Henry Ulke, 278 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C.; Fotografia Benque-Sebastianutti of Trieste; Silli of Nice and Vichy, France; J.D. Fowler & Co. opposite U.S. Naval Academy, Newport, R.I.; and H. Warren, Waltham, Mass. Also included is a single small tintype portrait. Cartes de visite and tintype are slipped into sleeves on recto and verso of 15 album leaves, in which a gilt-framed window has been cut. Eight of the windows are empty.

Bound in brown leather album, decorated with a large embossed central medallion, and four smaller corner medallions; two pairs of metal clasps and catches along fore-edges (one pair only partially intact); all edges gilt; white moire-patterned endpapers; stationer's ticket, affixed to lower right corner of front pastedown, reads "Lockwood. 411 Broadway, N.Y."

Spec. Coll. copy: in modern beige clamshell box.
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Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.