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Guide to the Cased Image File
1840-ongoing
 PR 12

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© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Cara McCormick; database migrated to Archivist Toolkit by Jennifer Gargiulo, 2016

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on December 05, 2016
Finding aid written in English.

Container List

Series IV: Multiple Media

 

General Note

Where identified, the photographer's name appears in brackets after the image title.

To locate the box number of a particular image, consult the list in the Arrangement note.

Container 1     Title Date
Item: 4-1 Unidentified Female (3 Separate Portraits) [Schoenke, F.]

General note

Small tintype: Female figure wearing striped bow at collar, earrings, brooch, choker necklace, front view; large tintype: Female figure wearing black dress with white collar underneath, black bow at neck, brooch/locket; albumen: female figure wearing cros

General note

All images appear to be of the same female.

Item: 4-2 Unidentified Young Male (2 Images)

General note

Ambrotype: Young male figure, front view, wearing plaid bow tie at neck, seated with his right arm resting on table, wearing black jacket and pants, white shirt, hair parted on side, left hand on lap, legs crossed, pocket chain on vest; Albumen: Young mal

1850/04/14 (at party)
Item: 4-3 Unidentified Male Waters Family Member (2 Images in 1 Case) [Lewis, R.A.]

General note

Male figure, bearded, front view, wearing white shirt, gray coat, Maltese Cross pin on lapel.

General note

Albumen image is behind Ivorytype in case, along with a lock of hair and note verso on Ivorytype: "My precious husband, God Along knows how deeply I love you. For Christ's Sake may He reunite us."

Item: 4-4 Christina A. Harper and Unidentified Young Male Harper Family Member or Friend (2 Separate Portraits)

General note

1: Female figure wearing polka dot dress with neckerchief, hair in bow on top of head, parted in middle, front view, bust; Young male figure seated with his left arm resting on armrest, hair parted on side, wearing black coat with large button, white coll

Item: 4-5 George Edward Cornell [Brill, J.]

General note

Figure of child seated in high chair, front view, wearing red dress and necklace; Images taped to glass: child with hair in curls wearing bow tie and white blouse, one with light foulard.

Item: 4-6 Mrs. Stephen Edson Paine (Mary Eveline Fellows) and Stephen Edson Paine (2 Images in 1 Case)

General note

ambrotype: Female figure, front view, seated with hands clasped on lap, earrings and brooch, white lace collar and cuffs; daguerreotype: Male figure, front view, 1/2-length, bearded, high white collar, bow tie, weskit, hair in styled curls.

General note

Case contains two photos, one in front and one in rear; enclose slip of paper states that images were taken shortly after the sitter's marriage in 1852.

ca1852/00/00
Item: 4-7 Charles Walker Lind (2 Images) [Bogardus, A. (Abraham), 1822-1908]

General note

Daguerreotype: Young boy seated front view with left hand resting on back of chair, white shirt, black bow tie; Albumen: Male figure seated with arm hanging over back of chair, wearing light jacket with vest and striped tie, moustache.

General note

Writing inside front cover reads: "Charles Walker Lind, son of Edward and Susan (Morse) Lind. His mother was the daughter of Prof. Samuel F. B. Morse. Photograph of same subject in back by Bogardus of New York City."

[1846-1887]
Item: 4-8 Unidentified Young Female Webb Family Member or Friend (3 Images) [Rockwood, George G.; Stuart]

General note

#1: Young girl seated wearing shorts, curly hair to shoulder, light colored shirt, white socks, black boots; #2: Young girl seated in chair wearing black off-the-shoulder dress, hands on lap, black boots, short curly blond hair; #3: Profile of young girl

General note

Accompanying one image is a small envelope with locks of blond, curly hair; may not be all the same sitter (particularly where image #1 is concerned).

Item: 4-9 2 Unidentified Young Males (2 Images)

General note

R: Young boy; L: Young Male figure wearing white bow tie, black jacket, hair parted in middle, front view.

General note

Case image based on "A Family Party" steel engraving by William Tucker, 1850.

Item: 4-10 3 Unidentified Females and 1 Unidentified Male (2 Images)

General note

L: Two seated female figures, female on left wearing black dress with white lace collar, earrings, brooch, necklace, hands on lap, female on right elderly, wearing white bonnet, rings, white collar, black dress, hands on lap (arthritic?); R: Female figure

Item: 4-11 Unidentified Male and Unidentified Young Male (2 Individual Images in 1 Case)

General note

L: Male figure, front view, wearing dark bow tie, black jacket and vest, checked pants, beard, light moustache, seated with his left arm resting on table, tall top hat on table; R: Young boy wearing light colored pants and jacket with black lining, button

Item: 4-12 Unidentified Young Female, Unidentified Young Male, 2 Unidentified Males (7 Individual Portraits in 1 Case) [Dessaur, Fernando]

General note

1: Young girl standing wearing white dress with plaid belt, hair parted in middle, ankles crossed, her right arm resting on armrest at back of chair; 2: Young boy seated wearing plaid shirt, shorts, straw hat on lap. His left ankle resting on knee of righ

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