Dakota War cartes-de-visite
Zimmerman, Charles A., 1844-1909
This collection consists of four cartes-de-visite portraits of Native American men involved in the Dakota War of 1862. Individuals were photographed by Joel Emmons Whitney between approximately 1864 and 1865. Reprints of these cartes-de-visite were later sold by Whitney and Charles Alfred Zimmerman in their St. Paul, Minnesota studio throughout the following decade …
Uncut Cartes de Visite
An uncut sheet of cartes de visite by Yokohama photographer Suzuki Shinichi I (1835-1918) showing scenes of Japanese life. Most are from the famous series taken on a veranda in the early 1870s for the periodical "The Far East.."
Album of Iranian Photographic Portraits
Abdullah Mirza Qajar, 1850-1909
76 Items (Photographic prints, b&w)
A family compiled album bound in gold embossed green leather and sold by Au Bon Marche, Paris. Seventy-six informal and studio individual portraits or groups by a variety of photographers from the 1860s to the 1940s or later. Subjects are likely family members, although formal portraits of royalty are also included. Formats …
Cartes de visite portraits of nineteenth century artists
William S. & Alfred Martien (Firm)
A collection of 176 cartes de visite or photographic portraits of various American, British, and European artists active during the second half of the 19th century, assembled by an unidentified previous owner and housed in a commercially-produced blank album.The photographs originate from a number of different photography studios, including Bayard & Bertall, Bingham, Matthew Brady, Carjat & Cie., H.G. DeBurlo, Disdéri, Franck, F. Joubert, McLean & Co., Mayer & Pierson, Ernst Milster, Nadar, Pierre Petit, Ch. Reutlinger, Richards, and others.
Photographs of Jamaican musicians
The collection consists of studio portraits of Jamaican musicians. It includes two photographs by A. Duperly & Sons studio depicting members of the West Indian Regiment band in the Zouave uniform, as well as one photograph of a Jamaican man holding a violin.
Correspondence and Memoranda
This accession consists of a correspondence register, apparently used as in index to photographs of correspondents. Although provenance is unclear, the index appears to be a register of cartes de visite of prominent scientists solicited and received by Spencer F. Baird and G. Brown Goode, who was Assistant Secretary in …
Collection of Frederick Douglass materials
This collection, which dates from circa 1850-1971, contains materials relating to abolitionist Frederick Douglass. It includes 3 books (Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, LIfe and Times of Frederick Douglass, and My Bondage and My Freedom), a carte-de-visite, various portraits of Douglass, including an etching and lithograph, clippings from Harper's Weekly and the Evening Star, and photographs of Douglass in various settings, including one of Douglass in Key West with members of the Santo Domingo mission.
Hazen Collection of Band Photographs and Ephemera
Hazen, Robert M.
Large collection of photographs, picture postcards, printed ephemera, and music related to the brass band movement in the United States: includes 8 ambrotypes, 36 tintypes, 59 stereographs, 66 cabinet prints, 90 cartes-de-visite, 150 large photoprints, and 874 picture postcards; also posters, concert programs, instrument manufacturers' advertisemements and ephemera, periodicals, sheet music, etc.
John N. Choate photographs of Carlisle School students
Photographs depicting students in the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania, many with handwritten notation identifying pictured individuals. Included are individual and group portraits showing Crow, Gros Ventre, Iowa, Omaha, Pawnee, Ponca, and San Felipe students. There are also some images of Carlisle School buildings, and one of a parade …
B.H. Gurnsey Photographs
Photos are of Walking Shooter (Hunkpapa), of Mr Goewey, Jesuit priest at Fort Buford, North Dakota, and of a group of unidentified Indian Women; one print dated 1869, others not dated. Prints are of carte de visite size.