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Finding aid for the 19th century photographs collection 0127
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Tintypes

Box 1, Item 1-14

Civil War soldiers 1860s

Scope and Content

With the exception of items 1 and 2, all tintypes are mounted in embossed book-style frames.
Box 1, Item 21-46

Men, women and children circa 1860s-1870s

Scope and Content

Items 21-25 are 5 tintypes mounted on embossed cards with domed pediments. Items 26-29 are 4 tintypes (1 woman, 3 men), oval, mounted on embossed mats. Items 30-39 are 10 tintypes of men and women, miniature in size, mounted on embossed mats. Item 40 depicts a mother and child and is mounted on an embossed card with a domed pediment. Item 41 is a miniature tintype framed with a small gilt border and mounted on an embossed card. Item 42 is unmounted. Item 43 depicts a dog. Items 44-46 are housed in embossed book frames.
 

Ambrotypes

Box 1, Item 15-20

Civil War soldiers 1860s

Scope and Content

Ambrotypes housed in embossed, book frames.
Box 1, Item 47-50

Men and women 1860s-1870s

Scope and Content

Ambrotypes housed in embossed, book frames.
 

Cartes de visite

Box 1, Item 51-68

Men and women 1860s-1870s

Scope and Content

Items 54-63 depict men and women full figure or head and shoulders. Items 64-70 are busts only.
Box 1, Item 69

Landscape with waterfall

Box 1, Item 70

Group of people in front of house [in Nova Scotia?]

Box 1, Item 71

Abraham Lincoln and family

Box 1, Item 72

George Washington

Box 1, Item 74

Photograph album

Scope and Content

Photograph album of mounted cartes-de-visite depicting Civil War soldiers, Civil War political figures, men and women. Many of the sitters are identified; many of the photographs have notations of location.
 

Cabinet cards

Box 1, Item 73

Unidentified woman

Box 1, Item 75-76

Frames

Scope and Content

2 embossed book case frames, no photographs.