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Inventory of Portraits of Artists and Political Figures [graphic], ca. 1870-ca. 1880
BANC PIC 1976.031--ALB  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Portraits of Artists and Political Figures [graphic],
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1870-ca. 1880
    Collection Number: BANC PIC 1976.031--ALB
    Extent: Number of items: 1 photograph album (144 prints) and 22 loose prints
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Abstract: A collection of celebrity cartes de visite and other portraits from Europe and the United States including actors, actresses, royalty, literary figures, military officers, and some unidentified people.
    Languages Represented: English

    Information for Researchers


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Portraits of artists and political figures [graphic], BANC PIC 1976.031--ALB, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Scope and Content

    Album, mainly of portraits of actors and actresses ca. 1870-1880, but which also includes portraits of some royalty of that period, and other popular figures. Many of the portraits were identified only by last name or by title; many have been fully identified, but a certain number have not been positively identified. A few portraits were inserted into the album without names; these are mainly theater portraits, not portraits of royalty, etc.