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Guide to the Cased Image File
1840-ongoing
 PR 12

New-York Historical Society
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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 V: Other 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: 5-1 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing white lace collar, vertically striped dress, bow in hair, hair parted on side.

Item: 5-2 William H. Stiner

General note

Male figure, head turned slightly to left, bearded, wearing dark necktie and high white collar.

Item: 5-3 Bess (?)

General note

Female figure, 1/4 profile, wearing white bow at neck, black blouse, earrings, hair in braid with barrettes, choker necklace.

General note

Inscribed lining "From Bess to Kate".

1871/00/00
Item: 5-4 Unidentified Male E.V.R.?

General note

Male figure (bust) wearing bow tie, dark jacket and vest with white collar, bearded, hair parted on side.

1866/04/26
Item: 5-5 Frank Moran

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing dark jacket with black lining at collar, white shirt and collar, dark bow-tie, moustache, hair parted on side.

General note

Sitter is identified as a minstrel.

Item: 5-6 I. S. Bradford [Hardy, F. W.]

General note

Male figure wearing eyeglasses, goatee, white shirt, black necktie, half frontal view.

Item: 5-7 Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant Sr.

General note

Male figure, front view, looking off to his right, wearing black jacket and bow-tie, white shirt, hair parted on side, sideburns.

Item: 5-8 Mrs. Isaac John Greenwood II (Mary Agnes Rudd)

General note

Female figure, half front view, curls past shoulder, hair parted in middle, white blouse and jumper.

General note

Sitter is daughter of Joseph Rudd of NY and wife of Isaac John Greenwood II.

Item: 5-9 Anna Louise Bischoff

General note

Female figure, half front view, with reddish hair and long curls, wearing amber colored brooch and earrings.

General note

Card catalogue states that sitter is wife of Supreme Court Justice Henry Bischoff of New York City.

Item: 5-10 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure, 1/4 profile view, wearing white blouse with black lace overdress, hair in bow on top of head.

Item: 5-11 Mrs. Moses Eastman (Eliza M. Tuthill)

General note

Female figure, front view, hair parted in middle, high dark collar, brooch.

Item: 5-12 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure, 1/4 profile view, wearing black dress with gold brooch, white collar, choker necklace, earrings, hair parted in middle and styled to back, long to shoulders.

Item: 5-13 Henry A. Hurlbut

General note

Male figure, wavy hair parted in middle, wearing dark jacket with lighter shade of lining, white collar, dark tie (bust).

General note

Accompanying note states that "Henry A. Hurlbut, m. Ida Pirsson, son of William Hurlbut all of New York City."

Item: 5-14 Abraham Browning

General note

Male figure, profile, moustache, curly hair parted on side, white collar, bow tie.

General note

Sitter identified as husband of Mary Palmer.

Item: 5-15 Frank Andrews

General note

Portrait, male with heavy hand-coloring; white shirt, spread collar, clean-shaven, necktie pulled to side, hair parted on side

General note

Accompanying note to image is enclosed and includes description of sitter's history; Married Annie Beyer Andrews in 1875.

Item: 5-16 Annie Beyer Andrews

General note

Portrait, female with tinting and scratched in details; coral colored necklace with locket, reddish hair and pleated front dress

General note

Accompanying note to image is enclosed and includes description of sitter's history--see Andrews, Frank for original; Daughter of Lucy Richardson Beyer and Francis J. Beyer of Brooklyn, NY and Assistant Principal of School # 15 in Brooklyn; Married Frank

Item: 5-17 Marie Antoinette Baker

General note

Profile portrait of female head facing her right and wearing a choker.

General note

Accompanying note from Dudley Davis (son) is enclosed, and includes description of sitter's history; Daughter of Frances Augusta Beals (1815-1897) and George Baker (1818-1854), married to Fellowes Davis (1848-1920) on October 17, 1871.

Item: 5-18 Mary Palmer (Mrs. Abraham Browning)

General note

Female figure, front view, long curl, earring on left ear, blue bow at collar, whit collar, dark dress.

Item: 5-19 Unidentified Female [Bogardus, A. (Abraham), 1822-1908]

General note

Female figure, 1/4 profile view, wearing gold headband, brooch, choker necklace, earrings, white blouse.

[1846-1887]
Item: 5-20 James Philip Harper

General note

Male figure, bearded, wearing white shirt, dark bow tie, white weskit.

General note

Sitter is father of L.C. Harper.

Item: 5-21 Unidentified Young Female

General note

Young girl, front view, hair parted in middle, wearing white blouse, bust.

General note

Accompanying letter to Mrs. Edwin Clark from Annie Henry M Cord.

Item: 5-22 Carrie Fisher (Mrs. Matt Fisher)

General note

Female figure, front view, with hair parted in middle, wearing white collar with brooch.

1865/00/00 or later
Item: 5-23 Frances Augusta Beals

General note

Photographic portrait of female figure (bust) with white hair, large lace collar, and large beaded hair piece; concave glass

General note

Accompanying note from Dudley Davis (grandson) is enclosed, and includes description of sitter's history; Daughter of William (1785-1870) and Dorothy (Whitney) (1790-1876) Beals of Boston, MA; Married George Baker (1818-1854) on May 20th, 1844 and had Mar

Item: 5-24 Emily Von Schaumberg (Mrs. Hughes Hallett)

General note

Female figure (bust), front view, hair parted in middle, wearing snood, brooch, red and pink dress with lace trim and jester's print.

Item: 5-25 George Schermerhorn Jr., Mrs. George Schermerhorn Jr. and 3 Unidentified Male Schermerhorn Family Members [Beckers, Alexander?,]

General note

Four males and one female (center) standing in snow, female wearing dark hat and coat with white collar and matching muff, male on far right has glasses, moustache and short black hat, male second to right is clean-shaven and wearing rounded hat, male on

[1843-early 1860s]
Item: 5-26 Gen. Howell Cobb

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing black jacket and vest, black neckerchief, white shirt and collar, bust.

General note

Sitter is identified as "Gen. Howell Cobb of Georgia".

Item: 5-27 Mrs. Howell Cobb

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing square brooch, white lace collar, black dress, snood, hair parted on side.

General note

Sitter is identified as "Mrs. Howell Cobb of Georgia".

Item: 5-28 Mrs. Alexander S. Erwin

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing large oval brooch, white collar, black dress, hair parted in middle and pulled back.

General note

Sitter is mother of donor.

Item: 5-29 Capt. Alexander S. Erwin

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing white shirt and vest, white bow-tie, black jacket, bearded, moustache, hair parted on side.

General note

Donor is daughter of sitter.

Item: 5-30 Unidentified Female Brinkerhoff-McNulty Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure (bust) on white glass, profile, wearing black choker, white collar, curls behind left ear.

Item: 5-31 Residence of Washington Irving

General note

Front porch of house with blinds on window, door, chair, arch, trees.

Item: 5-32 Unidentified Young Newton Family Member or Friend [Whitaker & Co.]

General note

Young child with hair parted on side, no collar visible.

Item: 5-33 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure, profile view, white hair in braid at top of head, white blouse with lace collar.

Item: 5-34 Unidentified Female on Horse

General note

Female figure (mythical) on horse, holding spear in her right hand, bracelet and wearing Viking hat with wings, cape.

Item: 5-35 Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant Sr.

General note

Male figure wearing blue jacket and vest with black tie and white shirt, bearded at neck.

Item: 5-36 Charles Lewis Newton [Walmsley & Co.]
Item: 5-37 Elizabeth Newton (Mrs. Wm. Welles Bostworth)

General note

Young girl, front view, wearing ribbon with bow in short, curly hair, off the shoulder dress.

Item: 5-38 Edith Cooper (Mrs. Lloyd Bryce)

General note

Young girl, front view, blond hair, blue eyes, wearing white dress, arms across waist, left forefinger touching right hand.

Item: 5-39 Andrew Robinson

General note

Male figure, front view, white beard under chin, hair parted on side, wearing black bow-tie, with gray coat, white shirt, bust.

General note

Sitter is father of architect Andrew J. Robinson.

Item: 5-40 Mrs. de Grasse Fox (Harriet Biddle)

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing pearl necklace, white lace off the shoulder dress, hair in curls on top of head.

Item: 5-41 Ann Stuyvesant [Brady, Mathew B., 1823-1896]

General note

Young girl, front view, her arms resting on table, wearing white lace dress with blue ribbon at waist, hair in curls to shoulders, parted in middle, blue eyes and blond/light brown hair.

[ca1843-1869]
Item: 5-42 Sarah Cooper Hewitt

General note

Young girl, front view, with long hair down over shoulders and to waist, wearing blue blouse, white collar and cuffs resting head on left hand.

Item: 5-43 Margaret Crosby [Wenderoth, Taylor & Brown]

General note

Female figure, profile view, wearing dark dress with white collar, hair parted in middle with curls down side, bun in back with black lace head covering and bead in hair.

Item: 5-44 Marie Lord [Wenderoth, Taylor & Brown]

General note

Female figure, 1/4 profile view, wearing white blouse with dark shawl, brooch, hair parted in middle and pulled back.

General note

Verso identification of photographer (or possible frame maker).

Item: 5-45 Mynah Bird

General note

Stuffed Mynah Bird standing next to vase filled with flowers and ferns.

General note

Stuffed mynah bird (pictured) originally in NYHS collections but was destroyed due to deterioration.

Item: 5-46 Mynah Bird

General note

Stuffed Mynah Bird standing next to vase filled with flowers and ferns.

General note

Stuffed mynah bird (pictured) originally in NYHS collections but was destroyed due to deterioration.

Item: 5-47 Unidentified Male Waters Family Member [Ward, Charles C.]

General note

Male figure, head turned to his left, bearded, bow tie, white shirt, coat and vest, signed at bottom left of image.

1866/00/00
Item: 5-48 John Alexander Lequier [Gurney, Jeremiah]

General note

Male figure, front view, half length, bearded, wearing high white collar, black bow tie, white shirt, dark vest and coat, watch chain.

General note

Sitter is great uncle of donor, founder and past president of The Adriatic Insurance Co.

[ca1839-1871]
Item: 5-49 Theodore Frelinghuysen [Germon, Washington L.]

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing black jacket and vest, black neckerchief, white shirt with high white collar, chain on vest, sideburns and beard under chin.

[1850-ca.1865]
Item: 5-50 Unidentified Female [Gurney, Jeremiah]

General note

Female figure, 1/4 profile, wearing white dress, brooch with blue ribbon, earrings, hairnet.

[ca1839-1871]
Item: 5-51 Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt

General note

Female figure, seated, front view, wearing blue velvet dress, white cap and shoulder cape, holding blue, green and lavender argyle knit on lap, surrounded by flowers and furniture.

General note

Folding frame with mirror, label on frame reads, "No. 4 Diascope, Pat. Sept. 1, 1908. M'F'D by L. A. Dubernet".

ca 1908/00/00
Item: 5-52 Theodore Roosevelt [Ives Process Co.]

General note

Male figure, front view, holding open book, seated at desk, glasses, moustache, patterned necktie, dark jacket, white shirt.

4/24/1906
Item: 5-53 A. Wenderoth [Broadbent & Co.]

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing black jacket and vest, white shirt with high collar, black bow-tie, white sideburns, hair parted on side, gold chain on vest, 1/2 length.

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