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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 I: Ambrotype

 

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: 1-1 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing plaid dress with white scalloped collar, brooch, curly hair to shoulders, bust.

Item: 1-2 Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure wearing large light colored hat, front view, goatee, hair long to ears, wearing plaid bow tie, white shirt, black coat.

Item: 1-3 Unidentified Female Brinkerhoff-McNulty Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure (bust) wearing large hat with feathers and dark scarf

Item: 1-4 Col. Webb

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing white shirt and collar, black bow-tie, black jacket, dark vest, hair parted on side, clean shaven.

General note

22. Col. Webb. verso.

Item: 1-5 Mrs. Thomas Shanklin (Emily Johnson)

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing white jumper and collar, brooch.

General note

Sitter is "mother of Emmons Johnson Gardner, father of Albert Ten Eyck Gardner."

Item: 1-6 Dr. J. D. Jones

General note

Male figure, front view, bearded, wearing white shirt with high white collar and bow tie.

Item: 1-7 Unidentified Female Greenwood Family Member or Friend [Mayer, J. S.]

General note

Female figure, front view, hair parted in middle, wearing earrings and brooch with dark blouse.

[ca1850-1860s]
Item: 1-9 Mrs. Peter Kellogg (Julia B. Snow)

General note

Female figure wearing white lace collar and brooch, dark dress with black shawl, hair parted in middle and pulled back.

Item: 1-10 Margie Troughton Bradley

General note

Female figure (bust) wearing large black bow at neck, patterned blouse, headpiece/hat.

General note

Sitter is sister of Charles W. Troughton.

Item: 1-11 Unidentified Young Male

General note

Young boy seated wearing checked coat with ruffles at sleeves, white shirt underneath, white collar, dark pants, hair with large curl in front.

Item: 1-12 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure, bust, front view, wearing choker necklace, plaid dress with black shoulder covering, hair parted in middle with braid across top.

Item: 1-13 Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing black jacket and bow tie, white shirt and collar, hair curly, clean-shaven.

Item: 1-14 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure, front view, 1/4 length, wearing plaid dress with v-neck collar, hair parted in middle and pulled back in snood.

Item: 1-15 Charlotte Isabel Peck

General note

Young girl seated wearing plaid off the shoulder dress with black jumper straps, cross necklace, bracelet.

Item: 1-16 Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing dark jacket and pants with black vest and bow tie, white shirt, kerchief in pocket, straw hat, his left hand holding back of chair, right hand on lap holding flowers.

Item: 1-17 Unidentified Young Male

General note

Young boy wearing striped tie, white shirt, black vest and coat, hair light colored and parted on side, front view, 1/4 length.

Item: 1-18 Unidentified Young Male

General note

Young male figure, front view, wearing black bow tie and jacket, white shirt, hair parted on side.

Item: 1-19 Unidentified Young Female

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing plaid dress with white lining and collar, short necklace, hair parted in middle and short to just below ears, seated with her left arm resting on table, light colored eyes.

Item: 1-20 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure wearing white collar, white cuffs, brooch, chain hanging from brooch, earrings, hair parted in middle, front view, hands on lap, white under-dress with black translucent overdress.

Item: 1-21 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing black dress with white collar and cuffs, hair parted in middle, brooch, snood, plaid lining on dress.

Item: 1-22 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure seated wearing patterned dress with black lining and stripes, brooch, white collar, hair parted in middle, hands on lap.

Item: 1-23 Unidentified Infant [Cathan, L.]

General note

Infant seated, front view, wearing white gown, wrapped in dark blanket with checked lining, backdrop (?) of church interior.

[1843-1850]
Item: 1-24 Unidentified Female [Cathan, L.]

General note

Female figure, seated, wearing patterned dress with thin white collar, hair parted in middle.

[1843-1850]
Item: 1-25 Unidentified Young Female [Cathan, L.]

General note

silhouette of young female figure wearing necklace, earrings, hair parted in middle, off the shoulder dress.

[1843-1850]
Item: 1-26 Thomas Soden Henry

General note

Male figure (bust), front view, wearing white collar and long sideburns; ambrotype of miniature?

General note

Sitter was born in Sligo, Ireland.

Item: 1-27 Clarina Bartow Shumway (Mrs. Charles Stedman Hanks)

General note

Infant (5 months old), front view, wearing bracelets on both wrists and white gown.

General note

Sitter is mother of donor and wife of Charles Stedman Hanks.

1858/00/00
Item: 1-28 Unidentified Male [Geo. E. Mitchell's Gallery of Art]

General note

Male figure seated, front view, wearing black coat, his legs crossed and his right arm resting on table with book, bearded, hair parted on side, backdrop of buildings or fort.

Item: 1-29 Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant Sr.

General note

Male figure, profile, wearing dark jacket and white collar, moustache.

Item: 1-30 Caroline Todd

General note

Female figure, front view, half-length, wearing bonnet, red sash under chin, coat buttoned up to chin.

Item: 1-31 Unidentified Young Male and 2 Unidentified Young Females Webb Family Members or Friends (2 Images)

General note

#1: Young Female figure seated wearing fur coat, white hat, young boy leaning against her (standing) wearing striped blouse; #2: Young female figure wearing brooch, ring, necklace, bracelet, hair parted in middle, patterned dark dress, thin white collar,

Item: 1-32 Unidentified Male Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure in profile, bearded, sideburns, dark jacket.

Item: 1-33 Unidentified Male Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure wearing large striped bow tie, black jacket, white shirt, bearded.

Item: 1-34 Unidentified Male Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure wearing dark coat with velvet collar, white shirt, bow tie, patterned vest, hair parted on side.

Item: 1-35 Unidentified Male Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure wearing goatee, black bow tie and coat, white shirt with black buttons.

Item: 1-36 Unidentified Female Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure wearing earrings, brooch, necklace, white lace collar, dark dress, bow in hair, hair parted in middle.

Item: 1-37 Unidentified Young Female Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure seated wearing bow in hair, black blouse (short scalloped sleeves), light colored skirt, white collar, hands on lap.

Item: 1-38 Unidentified Female Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure wearing large bow at neck (light with black trim), hat, gray coat, white collar, pin on coat.

Item: 1-39 Unidentified Female Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure seated wearing light colored dress that appears to be patterned, holding book?, hair parted in middle.

Item: 1-40 Unidentified Female Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure wearing plaid dress with white lace collar and brooch, thick bow in hair, shawl.

Item: 1-41 Unidentified Female Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure wearing long string around neck, light colored dress with plain white collar, bow in hair.

Item: 1-42 Unidentified Female Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure facing 1/4 to her right, wearing dark dress with plain white collar, hair short and parted in middle, white background.

Item: 1-43 Unidentified Young Female Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure turned 1/4 to her left, wearing brooch, hair in curls past shoulders and parted in middle, dark dress with plaid trim.

Item: 1-44 Unidentified Young Female Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Young girl seated with her right arm resting on back of chair, bow in hair, white collar, dark dress, left hand on lap.

Item: 1-45 Elizabeth Brewster Comstock (Mrs. Peter Comstock) [Gates,]

General note

Female figure seated wearing white bonnet with ties in bow at neck, black dress, hands clasped on lap, her right elbow resting on table.

General note

Sitter is second wife of Peter Comstock.

Item: 1-46 George T. Bliss

General note

Young boy, half length, seated and wearing white lace collar and shirt (crocheting), and dark jacket.

Item: 1-47 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing polka dot dress with brooch, hair parted in middle, hands folded on lap, wearing belt.

Item: 1-48 Jacob Lindley Pyle

General note

Young boy, front view, resting temple on left hand, left elbow on table, white collar, bow tie, one-button jacket.

Item: 1-49 Unidentified Male Turner Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure, seated with right arm resting on table, wearing thin moustache, white shirt, black bow tie, chain in vest.

Item: 1-50 Mary E. Comstock [Gates,]

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing earrings, hair parted in middle, white scalloped collar, brooch, black dress.

1859/00/00
Item: 1-51 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure seated, front view, wearing black dress with three large buttons down front, white collar and cuffs, earrings, snood, ring, hands on lap, holding feathered hat with left hand.

Item: 1-52 Unidentified Young Male

General note

Young boy standing wearing plaid shirt with white collar, his right arm resting on table, left hand at waist, curly hair parted on side and long to above ears, front view, half-length.

Item: 1-53 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing white dress with dark belt, choker necklace, earrings, ring, hair parted in middle, holding flowers (?) on lap.

Item: 1-54 Gertrude Kellogg

General note

Female figure seated wearing light colored dress with buttons down middle and sides, white collar, brooch, belt, cufflink, hair parted in middle and pulled back.

Item: 1-55 Gertrude Kellogg

General note

Female figure 1/4 profile view, seated, wearing check dress and brooch with white collar, hair parted in middle and pulled back, belt on dress.

1860/00/00
Item: 1-56 Peter Comstock [Gates,]

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing light gray coat and vest with white shirt, black tie, hair parted on side with curl over ear, arms crossed on stomach.

Item: 1-57 Unidentified Female [Holmes, Booth and Hayden]

General note

Female figure wearing glasses, holding what appears to be a book or Daguerreotype case in her left hand, wearing white bonnet, black cape and dress with black bow at neck.

Item: 1-58 Jane Bennett Thursby or Unidentified Female Thursby Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing bonnet with long sash tied under the chin and hanging down to waist, hands on lap, fur stole?, gloves?.

General note

Written on case: "Emma Thursby Collection".

Item: 1-59 Elizabeth Laurance (post-mortem)

General note

Female figure, profile view, post-mortem, white shroud covering head and shoulders, eyes closed, wrinkled face.

Item: 1-60 Phoebus

General note

Young boy seated with his right hand on hip and left arm resting on back of chair, wearing black jacket with bow tie, white shirt, dark pants, hair parted on side.

1858/00/00 ca.
Item: 1-61 Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing striped bow tie, white shirt, light colored vest, black jacket, clean shaven, bust.

Item: 1-62 Jane Bennett Thursby

General note

Female figure, front view, half length, wearing bonnet with sash tied under chin, cape with fringe on edge.

General note

Written on case: "Emma Thursby Collection".

Item: 1-63 Unidentified Young Male [Holmes, S. A. (Silas A.), 1819 or 20-1886]

General note

Young male figure wearing black jacket and bow tie, white shirt, checked pants, hair parted on side, ribbon around neck.

[1847-ca1858]
Item: 1-64 George Arcularius Unidentified Male Harper Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure, seated, front view, with right arm on table, left hand on lap, dark jacket, white shirt and collar, clean-shaven, box? on table.

Item: 1-65 Andrew Arcularius or Unidentified Male Harper Family Member or Friend

General note

Older male figure, front view, clean shaven, wearing white shirt and collar, black bow tie.

Item: 1-66 Gertrude Kellogg

General note

Female figure 1/4 profile view, seated, wearing check dress and brooch with white collar, hair parted in middle and pulled back, belt on dress.

1860/00/00
Item: 1-67 Unidentified Young Female [Omlinson]

General note

Young girl, front view, wearing checked off the shoulder dress with light colored cap, brooch, hair parted in middle with bow in back.

Item: 1-68 Unidentified Young Female Greenwood Family Member or Friend

General note

Young girl, seated with hands on lap, front view, ribbons in hair, wearing locket, dark dress with plaid sleeves.

Item: 1-69 Unidentified Male James Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure, front view, with moustache and sideburns, wearing bow tie, light shirt and checked jacket.

Item: 1-70 John B. Newman

General note

Male figure wearing eyeglasses, black neckerchief, white shirt and tall white collar, black jacket, long sideburns, clean-shaven.

Item: 1-71 Unidentified Young Female

General note

Young girl, front view, wearing light colored coat and white blouse underneath, hair parted in middle, head slightly tilted.

Item: 1-72 General A. E. Burnside

General note

3/4-length portrait of a male in officer's civil war uniform, bald with sideburns and moustache, left hand on sword handle.

Item: 1-73 George Clinton

General note

Male figure, left profile, tinted, white collar, white hair over ears.

Item: 1-74 Mrs. George Clinton

General note

Female figure, right profile, tinted, white bonnet and collar.

Item: 1-75 Mrs. Thomas E. Delano (Susan Louise Slosson)

General note

Female figure, 3/4-length, seated with right arm on table, left hand on lap, wearing large checked dress with fringe on sleeves; in front of city backdrop?

General note

Sitter married Thomas E. Delano in July of 1868.

Item: 1-76 Unidentified Female Harper Family Member

General note

Female figure, seated with hand on lap, wearing brooch and earrings, rings, hair parted in middle, black dress with velvet trim.

Item: 1-77 Unidentified Male Constant Family Member or Friend

General note

Young freckled boy seated with hands in pockets, wearing white collar, black bow tie, white shirt, long string around neck with key?

Item: 1-78 John Garthwaite Pierson

General note

Male figure, front view, bearded, hair parted on sitter's left, dark clothing.

General note

recto, graphite inscription: "John D(?) Marin(?) December 1858 while visiting at Aunty Hiddins John G. Pierson, Marie E. Vabutine"; accompanying note indicates that sitter was 22 years old at time of photograph, and father of donor.

1858/12/00
Item: 1-79 R.S. Guernsey

General note

Male figure, front view, with arms folded in front of him, clean-shaven, wearing bow tie, white shirt, hair parted in the middle.

Item: 1-80 Unidentified Young Female Greenwood Family Member or Friend Holding Doll

General note

Young girl seated holding doll in her lap, hands clasped over doll, doll wearing long dress.

Item: 1-81 Unidentified Young Female Livingston Family Member or Friend

General note

Young girl wearing yellow off-the-shoulder dress with lace trim, seated.

Item: 1-82 Unidentified Young Male Livingston Family Member or Friend

General note

Young boy wearing plaid coat and tie, white collar, hair long to just above neck.

Item: 1-83 Unidentified Young Male

General note

Young male figure, front view, wearing black jacket and bow-tie with striped vest, white shirt, collar turned down, curly hair, clean shaven.

Item: 1-84 Unidentified Young Male

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing black jacket with black bow-tie, white shirt, stripes on tie, vest showing through beneath jacket.

1860/08/27, 3 pm, Monday
Item: 1-85 Unidentified Female Brinkerhoff-McNulty Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure (bust) wearing white blouse, red tie, and hair parted in middle.

Item: 1-86 Edmund Brainhall Child

General note

Young boy, seated, full front view, tinted, wearing white collar, white buttons running down blouse, dark bow tie, hair parted on side.

Item: 1-87 Unidentified Male Cooper Family Actor

General note

Male figure (bust) wearing white robe with red trim, short hair.

Item: 1-88 James Mathew Delano [Kimball, J.A.]

General note

Male figure, front view, clean-shaven, wearing white shirt, black string bow tie and dark jacket.

General note

Sitter is son of Captain Thomas Delano and brother of Thomas Edwin Delano.

[1853-ca1860]
Item: 1-89 Thomas Edwin Delano

General note

Male figure, seated, wearing Non-Commissioned officer's uniform of Civil War period, with right hand on right leg and left hand resting on table, which is holding what appears to be a clock?

General note

Accompanying note reads, "Thomas Edwin Delano, 1st Sgt. 7th Co. 7th Reg. About 1861."

1861/00/00 ca.
Item: 1-90 Unidentified Male Durand/Delano Family Member or Friend [Anson, Rufus]

General note

Male figure, front view, clean-shaven, wearing white shirt and striped bow tie, as well as dark jacket.

[1851-1867]
Item: 1-91 Unidentified Male Eames Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure, front view, clean-shaven, wearing white collar, bow tie, left hand near breast pocket.

Item: 1-92 Unidentified Young Male Greenwood Family Member or Friend [Kimball, J.A.]

General note

Young boy, front view, wearing dark clothing and white collar, hair to below ears and parted on sitter's left.

[1853-ca1860]
Item: 1-93 Unidentified Young Female? Greenwood Family Member or Friend

General note

Infant seated in chair, hands on lap, front view, wearing white off-the-shoulder dress.

Item: 1-94 Augusta Mary Johnston (Mrs. Horatio Gates Shumway)

General note

Female figure, left profile, wearing white collar with brooch at neck, hair parted in the middle, chain/pin at waist

General note

Sitter is grandmother of donor.

Item: 1-95 Clarina Bartow Shumway (Mrs. Charles Stedman Hanks)

General note

Little girl, seated, full length, wearing broad striped taffeta dress, ring, hair parted in middle.

General note

Sitter is mother of donor and wife of Charles Stedman Hanks.

Item: 1-96 William H. Burr [Worms & Co.]

General note

Male figure, front view, half length, hair parted on side, clean shaven, wearing white collar and shirt, black bow tie, kerchief in black coat pocket.

Item: 1-97 Abraham Lincoln

General note

Male figure, clan shaven, front view, wearing white shirt and collar with black bow tie.

1861/00/00 or earlier
Item: 1-98 Unidentified Young Female Livingston Family Member or Friend

General note

Young girl wearing short sleeved plaid dress with white collar, cameo brooch.

Item: 1-99 Unidentified Young Male Livingston Family Member or Friend

General note

Young boy wearing dark hat with tassel on side, white collar, open coat.

Item: 1-100 Schuyler Miller

General note

Young boy standing with left arm resting on table, hat on table, wearing checked dress with short sleeves, white pantaloons.

General note

Card catalog states that sitter is father of Mrs. Nersereau (Louise Schuler Miller) and son of David and Jane Ann (Schuyler) Miller.

Item: 1-101 Helen Stagg (Mrs. William Miles)

General note

Young female figure seated (in praying position) with elbows resting on table and hands clasped together, hair in long curls down past shoulders, wearing off the shoulder plaid dress, locket necklace, rings.

General note

Sitter is daughter of Thomas Stagg and Catherine Stagg.

Item: 1-102 Mary Stagg (Mrs. Wm. Dann)

General note

Female figure, bust, wearing earrings and off the shoulder dress, hair parted in middle, vertical stripes on dress, wearing snood?

General note

Sitter is daughter of Thomas and Catherine Stagg.

Item: 1-103 Mary Stagg (Mrs. Wm. Dann)

General note

Female figure turned 3/4 to sitter's left, wearing earrings, dark blouse, bow tie, hair parted in middle, short to above shoulder.

General note

Sitter is daughter of Thomas and Catherine Stagg.

Item: 1-104 Unidentified Young Male Stagg Family Member or Friend

General note

Young boy with left elbow resting on table, hands folded at waist, wearing dark shirt with white shirt underneath, large collar.

Item: 1-105 Unidentified Young Male Stagg Family Member or Friend

General note

Young boy with right arm resting on table, hands folded at waist, wearing blue shirt with light trim.

Item: 1-106 Unidentified Young Female Stagg Family Member or Friend

General note

Young girl standing with right arm leaning on table, wearing white shirt and pants, book on table?

Item: 1-107 Unidentified Young Female Stagg Family Member or Friend

General note

Young girl wearing checked blouse and necklace, hair pulled back behind head.

Item: 1-108 Unidentified Female Stagg Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure seated with right arm resting on table, wearing dark floral print dress, earrings, rings, hair shoulder length and parted in the middle.

Item: 1-109 Unidentified Female Stagg Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure wearing brooch and earrings, hair parted in middle, light blouse with buttons down front and ruffles at sleeves.

Item: 1-110 Unidentified Male [Young, J.H.]

General note

Male figure, front view, seated with his left arm resting on table, wearing black coat and vest, plaid neckerchief, white shirt, and collar, bearded, ring.

[1850s-1860s]
Item: 1-111 Unidentified Young Male Durand/Delano Family Member or Friend [Kimball, J.A.]

General note

young male figure, half front view, clean-shaven, wearing white shirt, bow tie, dark jacket, hair parted to sitters right.

[1853-ca1860]
Item: 1-112 Unidentified Male Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure wearing bow tie, dark jacket with velvet collar, white shirt, left hand in opening of jacket.

Item: 1-113 Unidentified Young Male Greenwood Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure, front view, clean-shaven, wearing bow tie and dark coat.

Item: 1-114 Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing black jacket and tie, white shirt with pin, full beard and sideburns.

Item: 1-115 Unidentified Female

General note

Young girl seated, front view, wearing plaid bow at neck, white dress with high-band, ring, bracelet, ribbon in hair, hands on lap, 1/2 length, belt at waist.

Item: 1-116 Madame De Castro

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing white collar and bonnet with long sash in front.

General note

Note in case reads: "This ambrotype is of Madame de Castro. Died at Trenton, N.Y. about 1876. Daughter of Madame Marguerat who was one of the children of Komz, the well known Dutch Epic poet. They came to Barneveld, N.Y. as teachers for the Mappa famil

Item: 1-117 Unidentified Young Female

General note

Young female figure, front view, wearing white blouse with plaid bow-tie, hair parted in middle and long past neck, 1/4 length.

Item: 1-118 John Elderkin

General note

Young male figure, front view, wearing white shirt, foulard bow tie, dark weskit, clean-shaven with left eye nearly closed.

General note

Accompanying the image is a newspaper clipping regarding Elderkins' honorary Vice Presidency in the Lotos Club.

Item: 1-119 Unidentified Male Member of Rose Family, Protege of James Mathew Delano

General note

Young boy, front view, wearing white collar and tie, dark jacket with handkerchief in pocket.

Item: 1-120 Fanny Kellogg

General note

Female figure seated wearing black cape with white collar, brooch, earrings, black gloves, holding hat with long scarf in right hand, front view.

1848/00/00
Item: 1-121 Unidentified Male with Pony belonging to Julia M. Gilbert

General note

White horse standing broad side, male figure is holding harness with his right hand, outdoor scene, male figure is bearded, wearing high hat, dark coat with kerchief in pocket, gray pants.

General note

Accompanying slip of paper read: Pony belonged to Miss Julia M. Gilbert who later married George Stevens Schermerhorn Jr. At this time Miss Gilbert owned the only ladies saddle horse in the city of New York-- I.e. exclusively for saddle purposes."

Item: 1-122 Unidentified Male [Cathan, L.]

General note

Male figure seated with his left arm resting on back of chair, right arm on lap, wearing dark jacket, black vest and pants, white shirt, dark bow tie, hair parted on side, handkerchief in pocket, watch chain on vest.

[1843-1850]
Item: 1-123 Captain William H. Warner

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing bow tie, brooch, white shirt, patterned vest, dark jacket, hair parted on side, goatee.

Item: 1-124 Mrs. Gideon Thompson and Frances S. Thompson (2 Images in 1 Case)

General note

Left: Female figure, head turned 3/4 to sitter's left, half length, long curls, double buttoned jacket buttoned up to neck with quilting; Right: Female figure, front view, hair parted in middle, wearing hair net, black dress and black collar buttoned up f

General note

Sitter on right is Mrs. Gideon, and left is Frances.

Item: 1-125 Gerard Stuyvesant or Unidentified Male Stuyvesant Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure standing turned slightly to his right, holding top hat in left hand at waist, wearing vest chain, dark coat with velvet collar, white shirt, dark vest.

Item: 1-126 15 Unidentified Females in front of Unidentified Building [Cathan, L.]

General note

15 Female figures on rocking hillside in front of a building (church/school?), wearing bonnets, long full skirts, white lace collars, some plaid and striped clothing (though mostly plain).

[1843-1850]
Item: 1-127 Unidentified Male [Cathan, L.]

General note

Male figure wearing black jacket and vest, black bow tie, bearded, moustache, hair parted on side, hands joined at waist, white shirt, looking to lower right of camera.

[1843-1850]
Item: 1-128 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure, front view, seated with her left hand resting over stomach, right arm resting on table, wearing light colored dress with checked trim, brooch, bracelet, earrings, hair pulled back with curls, backdrop with vase of flowers, shrubs and column

Item: 1-129 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure seated at table wearing striped dress, bowl with silverware on table, teacup in her left hand, bracelet, hair in bun, body facing front and head turned profile to her right.

Item: 1-130 2 Unidentified Male Soldiers

General note

Two male figures in uniform seated, male on left has beard and moustache, holding cap on lap, male on right has beard and moustache, wearing cap and holding sword in right hand, both have arms resting on center table.

Item: 1-131 Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing black jacket and vest, black bow tie, white shirt, watch chain on vest, hair parted on side, moustache, seated with his right arm resting on table and left hand in fist on lap.

General note

Previous envelope read: "Dorotype 1850-1870 on Glass", "Bagoe's Pharmacy 86 Madison Ave. NE. 29th St.".

Item: 1-132 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure, full length, front view, wearing light colored cap and dress with bonnet, appears pregnant, holding umbrella in her left hand with right hand on stomach.

Item: 1-133 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure, front view, hands on lap, wearing brooch and necklace, dark dress, white scalloped collar, black hairpiece.

Item: 1-134 Unidentified Young Female

General note

Young girl standing with her right arm resting on table with embroidered tablecloth, scenic backdrop of tree and lake, girl wearing light colored dress with plaid bows on sleeves, pantaloons, boot, full length, holding object in left hand, tassel on dress

Item: 1-135 Unidentified Young Female

General note

Young girl standing, front view, full length, wearing dark plaid off the shoulder dress with pantaloons, right hand resting on table, scenic backdrop with tree and lake.

Item: 1-136 Unidentified Young Female

General note

Young girl seated with hands folded on lap, wearing white coat and skirt with dark zigzag decoration, scalloped under-dress, white collar and cuffs, black shoes with white stockings.

Item: 1-137 Unidentified Male Soldier

General note

Civil war soldier wearing light colored coat, dark pants and cap, boots, wearing backpack with rolled up blanket, holding rifle with bayonet, bearded, moustache, landscape background with tree and water, column adjacent, full length, 1/4 profile view.

Item: 1-138 Unidentified Young Female

General note

Head-shot of young girl, front view, wearing light colored shirt and hair pulled up.

Item: 1-139 Unidentified Landscape

General note

Landscape with male figure standing in foreground wearing top hat and white coat, holding what appears to be a fishing pole, house in background with hills and trees, stream, wood in foreground with rocks, male figure has his left hand on his hip.

Item: 1-140 George and Matilda Brigden

General note

Male and female, both seated--male is clean-shaven with white shirt, solid foulard, right hand resting on stomach--female has hair parted in middle, earrings, and lace collar.

General note

Note at rear of frame identifies sitters and dates of birth and death.

Item: 1-141 Unidentified Male and Unidentified Young Female [Cathan, L.]

General note

Male figure wearing white shirt and collar, light colored bow tie, holding young girl wearing white dress, front view.

[1843-1850]
Item: 1-142 Unidentified Female [Cathan, L.]

General note

Seated female figure wearing white bonnet with white ties at neck, white lace collar, striped dress, dark shawl, necklace, head facing 1/4 profile.

[1843-1850]
Item: 1-143 Unidentified Female and Unidentified Infant [Cathan, L.]

General note

Female figure seated, front view, wearing dark cape and dress, white collar, brooch, hair parted in middle, holding infant on lap, infant wearing polka dot gown.

[1843-1850]
Item: 1-144 Unidentified Male Soldier [Cathan, L.]

General note

Male figure in uniform with belt and cap, holding rifle with bayonet, standing, full length, landscape background with bridge, mountains and trees.

[1843-1850]
Item: 1-145 Unidentified Male [Cathan, L.]

General note

Male figure wearing hat, light colored jacket with white shirt and black tie at neck, moustache, front view.

[1843-1850]
Item: 1-146 Unidentified Male Soldier [Cathan, L.]

General note

Male figure in soldier's uniform with cape and cap, right hand in coat at waist, front view, standing next to column, seascape backdrop.

[1843-1850]
Item: 1-147 Unidentified Young Female [Cathan, L.]

General note

Child sitting in chair with her right arm resting on arm of chair, wearing checked dress, left shoulder uncovered, sitting on her right leg, left leg swinging out, wearing white socks, bet, curly hair.

[1843-1850]
Item: 1-148 Unidentified Female [Cathan, L.]

General note

Female figure seated wearing white lace collar, brooch, necklace, dark dress with white cuffs and black lace over cuffs, hands on lap, seated 1/4 profile.

[1843-1850]
Item: 1-149 Unidentified Female [Cathan, L.]

General note

Female figure seated, front view, wearing dark blouse with light skirt, white lace collar, white lace cuffs, necklace, large earrings, brooch, black hairpiece.

[1843-1850]
Item: 1-150 Unidentified Female (Demo Mount) [Cathan, L.]

General note

Female figure seated wearing plaid dress with white collar, brooch, hair wavy and parted in middle, hands on lap.

[1843-1850]
Item: 1-151 Amelia Benedict, Mrs. Cornell, Waler Scofield, Kate Barra, Sarah Hopper Powell or Rachel Hopper Brown

General note

4 Female figures and 1 Male figure, all standing, L-R: Female figure wearing horizontally striped dress, holding what appears to be a bonnet and possibly and handbag, hair parted in middle and pulled back; Female figure wearing checked dress, holding larg

General note

Accompanying note states: "They were out walking together and came upon a photographer", and identifies sitter listed as Sarah Brown simply as "Mother"; sitters from left to right: Amelia Benedict, Mrs. Cornell, Waler Scofield, Kate Barra, Sarah Hopper Po

Item: 1-152 Unidentified Infant [Broadbent, S.]

General note

Infant seated in chair, wearing white gown, front view.

Item: 1-153 John Albert Zabriskie

General note

Young boy, front view, seated, hair parted on side, white collar, hands on lap.

General note

Sitter is father of George A. Zabriskie.

Item: 1-154 Unidentified Female Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure (vignette), wearing white lace collar, brooch, hair to above shoulders, curly, wearing earrings.

Item: 1-155 Unidentified Female Webb Family Member or Friend [Cathan]

General note

Female figure seated turned 1/4 to sitter's right, wearing dark bow in hair, white lace collar, checked dress, beaded bracelet, ring, necklace, earrings.

[1843-1850]
Item: 1-156 Unidentified Male Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure with hair long to bottom of neck, beard, moustache, large bow tie, dark jacket, white shirt, dark vest.

Item: 1-157 Unidentified Male Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure, front view, with beard and gray hair, dark jacket and vest, black kerchief at neck, white shirt and collar.

Item: 1-158 Unidentified Male Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure with full beard, hair parted on side, wearing black bow tie, dark jacket, white shirt, front view, vignette.

Item: 1-159 Unidentified Male Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure with white hair and sideburns, wearing black bow at neck, black jacket, white shirt.

Item: 1-160 Unidentified Male Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure with beard, wearing black bow tie, jacket and vest with white shirt and collar, curly hair, bald on top.

Item: 1-161 Unidentified Female Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure seated wearing white lace collar, brooch, black hair band, red striped dress with tassels and black tubing at sleeve.

Item: 1-162 2 Unidentified Young Female Webb Family Members or Friends

General note

Two young female figures, one wearing robe with hood and fur stole, holding what may be a suitcase?, second female wearing plaid skirt and shawl, as well as head covering with white beads, second girl is leaning on shoulder of first.

Item: 1-163 Eugene A. Livingston Jr.

General note

Young boy, seated, wearing white shirt and collar, black bow tie, kerchief, cross-eyed.

1857/01/17
Item: 1-164 Mary C. Livingston

General note

Young girl wearing bonnet with large sash, seated beside table with books.

1857/01/17
Item: 1-165 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure seated, front view, wearing plaid shawl with black lace lining, white lace collar, hair parted in middle long earrings, white lace cuffs, hands on lap, 1/2 smile.

Item: 1-166 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing black dress and dark bonnet with decorative flowers and black lace veil pulled back, appears to be in mourning.

Item: 1-167 Unidentified Male Soldier

General note

Male figure in uniform of civil war soldier, wearing cap, coat (bottom 4 buttons undone), boots, front view, full length, what appears to be a brace to keep the soldier still.

Item: 1-168 John T. Brigden

General note

Young male (bust) with solid color foulard, checked waistcoat, and handkerchief in breast pocket.

General note

Note at rear of frame identifies sitter and dates of birth and death.

Item: 1-169 Frederick Towsend Martin

General note

Young boy standing with his left arm resting on table, wearing black coat with large sleeves and embroidery down front, white collar with brooch, hair parted on side.

Item: 1-170 M. Francis Brigden

General note

Young seated female, 3/4 length, full front view with short sleeve polka dot dress, ring on middle finger of left hand, bracelet on left wrist.

Item: 1-171 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure seated with her right arm resting on table, wearing black blouse with white collar, brooch, hair braided on top of head, hands on lap, dark skirt, looking at camera, body facing 1/4 profile.

Item: 1-172 Unidentified Young Female

General note

Young girl seated wearing light colored dress with short sleeves, hair parted in middle and short to above neck, hands on lap, elbows resting on arms of chair, dress draped over right arm of chair, front view, half-length.

Item: 1-173 Unidentified Female and Unidentified Male

General note

Male and female figures seated, female wearing white collar, dark dress, white bonnet, white hair, male wearing dark jacket, light vest, bow-tie, white shirt, white hair.

Item: 1-174 Unidentified Male Soldier

General note

Male figure in uniform seated wit his left hand resting on column, wearing hat with large pin, belt with buckle, front view.

Item: 1-175 Unidentified Female Bailey Family Member

General note

3/4-length portrait of middle-aged female with white bonnet and polka dot dress; images is hand-painted with colored glass.

General note

Accession report for this and other cased images donated by Josephine Bailey enclosed.

Item: 1-176 Sarah Werner (Mrs. James Stieglitz) and Jane Werner or 2 Unidentified Young Female Werner Family Members

General note

Two young girls standing wearing off-the-shoulder black ruffled dresses, earrings and bracelets, taller girl has her left hand resting on shoulder of shorter girl, full length, hair in curls.

General note

Accompanying note states sitter's histories.

Item: 1-177 Unidentified Female and Unidentified Male

General note

Female figure standing wearing plaid dress with white lace collar, her right hand on her stomach, left hand on shoulder of male, hair parted in middle, brooch, male wearing black jacket, white shirt and vest, dark tie, hair parted on side, clean shaven, s

Item: 1-178 Jane Ann (Bennett) Thursby

General note

Female figure, front view, seated, left arm on table, wearing white collar and cuffs, earrings, brooch, chain, bracelet.

Item: 1-179 Georgia Budd [Horton, R.]

General note

Infant seated in high chair, front view, wearing white gown and dark boots.

General note

Sitter is probably the daughter of Wm. A. Budd & Margaret M. Sackett, daughter of Wm. H. Sackett & Amanda Harper.

Item: 1-180 George E. Sherwood [Loud]

General note

Male figure, seated with right arm on table, wearing fireman's helmet and uniform, belt at waist with words: "Hope Hose" on front, mirror image, wearing ring and pocket chain, bearded.

General note

Sitter is member of Hope Hose Co, No. 2 of Morrisania.

Item: 1-181 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure, 1/4 profile view, wearing polka dot patterned dress, seated, hair parted in middle, hands on lap, holding handkerchief?.

Item: 1-182 Peter Comstock

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing black jacket, black bow tie, white shirt, white hair parted on side, clean shaven.

Item: 1-183 Edella Brigden

General note

Female child, full length, front view, in striped dress.

Item: 1-184 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure, front view, half length, wearing black dress with white scalloped collar, large oval brooch, white cuffs, hair parted center with decorative black lace (?), hands on lap, ring, glasses.

Item: 1-185 Frederick W. Budd

General note

Young boy seated on arm of chair, wearing dress with horizontal stripes and polka dots, crocheted petticoat, boots, holding a hat on his lap.

General note

Note in case reads "…probably son of Wm. A. Budd & Margaret Sackett, daughter of Wm. H. Sackett & Amanda Harper"; this case is shown in Kranik and Walvoord as #258 and is listed as "available".

Item: 1-186 Unidentified Young Female

General note

Female figure wearing plaid dress, earrings, necklace, ring, seated with her left arm resting on table, hair in buns on sides of head, right hand on lap.

Item: 1-186 Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing black jacket and vest with black bow tie, white shirt with collar turned down under tie, bearded, sideburns, hair parted on side, watch chain on vest, his right arm resting on table.

Item: 1-186 Sarah Cooper Hewitt (Sarah Amelia Cooper) [Fredericks? Research]

General note

Young girl wearing white dress, seated on lap of female wearing patterned dress and large brooch.

Item: 1-187 Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure, front view, seated with his right arm resting on table, wearing black jacket with light colored pants and vest, black bow tie, goatee, hair parted on side, left hand holding lapel of jacket, necklace with pendant hanging down.

Item: 1-188 Unidentified Male (Lonbenir Family Member or Friend?)

General note

Male figure (bust), wearing dark jacket with black velvet collar, black kerchief at neck, bearded, moustache, sideburns, white shirt.

Item: 1-189 Unidentified Young Girl

General note

Young girl standing with her left arm resting on table, wearing plaid dress, short sleeved, necklace, hair pulled back, right hand at waist, full length, front view.

Item: 1-190 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure seated, front view, wearing dark dress with ruffled sleeves and white cuffs, white blouse underneath, choker necklace, earrings, brooch, wrist bands/bracelets, ring, her left arm resting on table, book on table, right hand on lap, hair parte

Item: 1-191 Unidentified Young Girl

General note

Young girl, front view, seated on what appears to be a table, wearing plaid dress, off the shoulder, short sleeved with bows at shoulders, necklace with locket, hair combed back, white scalloped under-dress, white socks, full length.

Item: 1-192 Mrs. Raymond and Julia Raymond

General note

Female figure seated wearing checked dress, brooch, white lace collar, hair parted in middle, ring, holding infant that is wearing white gown, hair parted in middle, grasping finger of adult with her right hand, left hand touching face.

Item: 1-193 Julia Ann Delancey and daughter Caroline Eden Delancey (later Caroline Eden Wood)

General note

Adult female and young girl in her left arm, both seated; young girl wearing polka dot dress with white stripes on bottom; adult wearing earrings, striped skirt, dark blouse and white collar.

General note

Julia and Caroline are the grandmother and mother respectively of Elizabeth Mabel Rogers (previously Elizabeth Mabel Wood).

Item: 1-194 Horace Dudley [McKinstry, Miss]

General note

Male figure, front view, half length, clean-shaven and wearing white shirt, bow tie, black vest and coat.

1862/00/00
Item: 1-195 Unidentified Young Male Von Kienbusch Family Member or Friend

General note

Young boy standing with his right arm resting on table, wearing large white hat with black band, dark coat with plaid lining, belt, checked half pants, socks and black shoes.

Item: 1-196 Unidentified Male Gilder Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure with large sideburns wearing black coat and vest, black bow tie, white shirt with collar down, hair parted on side, handkerchief in pocket, 1 button buttoned on coat.

Item: 1-197 Hannah Belknap Hedden

General note

Female figure, seated, front view, with left elbow on table, right hand on lap, white bonnet, scarf.

General note

Card catalog states that sitter is wife of New York State Assemblyman Josiah Hedden.

1840s ca.
Item: 1-198 Unidentified Male Hyde Family Member or Friend with Cart and Horse

General note

Male figure, seated in a four wheeled buggy and holding the reins of a horse, male is bearded, wearing derby, white shirt, black bow tie, clack vest and coat.

Item: 1-199 Mrs. Charles Carroll Colgate or Unidentified Female Harper Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure seated with right arm on table, wearing white crocheted collar and cuffs, horizontal stripes on skirt, rings, bow tie, books on table.

Item: 1-200 Christina Arcularius Harper

General note

Young girl standing on chair with right hand resting on table, wearing plaid dress, white socks, petticoat, full length, front view.

General note

Sitter is eldest sister of Lathrop Colgate Harper.

Item: 1-201 Unidentified Young Jarvis Family Member or Friend

General note

Head shot of child, profile, with hair short, in curls.

General note

Root did similar effects with portraits.

Item: 1-202 Unidentified Young Female Jarvis Family Member or Friend and Unidentified Female Jarvis Family Friend

General note

Young girl seated on chair with high back, wearing yellow hat and dress, full length, necklace, appears to be African American woman seated adjacent to child, wearing dark striped dress.

Item: 1-203 Unidentified Female Jarvis Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure wearing white bonnet, black gloves, black coat and dress, as well as eyeglasses.

Item: 1-204 Lucinda Kellogg

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing white bonnet with scalloped white ties at neck, black dress with white collar, gray hair.

Item: 1-205 William R. Miller and William Furber Miller

General note

Male figure with infant on his lap, holding infant with his left arm, seated, front view, bearded, wearing white shirt with bow tie, legs crossed

General note

William Furber is son of William R., who is grandfather of donor and an artist.

Item: 1-206 Alexander B. Simonds

General note

Young bow standing with his left arm resting on table, wearing black shirt and white collar, hair parted on side, front view, 3/4 length.

Item: 1-207 Capt. E. S. Northup [Meade Brothers]

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing officer's uniform of the Grand Army of the Republic, left hand in front part of coat, right hand holding sword, seated.

1850s
Item: 1-208 Eva Oaksmith [Kimball, J.A.]

General note

Young girl standing with both arms resting on cloth covered table.

General note

Note verso of photo reads: Eva Oaksmith named for her grandmother's poem (1854).

[1853-ca1860]
Item: 1-209 Hattie Pilcher and Eliza Pilcher?

General note

Female figure with child on her la, front view, hair parted in middle and covering ears, white collar, dark dress, wearing glove on right hand, earring?.

General note

Hattie is wife of Henry Pilcher Jr. and Eliza is their eldest child.

Item: 1-210 William Remsen Jr.

General note

Male figure, head turned slightly to right, clean shaven, wearing white shirt, spotted necktie.

Item: 1-211 Harmanus Philip Schuyler

General note

Male figure, seated, front view, legs crossed, wearing military uniform, right arm and around large black fur hat with tassel on table, clean shaven, tassels and stripes on uniform.

General note

Donor is son of sitter; Sitter is son of Thomas Hook Schuler and Angelica G. Aspinwall Schuyler.

Item: 1-212 Arthur Frederic Schermerhorn

General note

Infant standing next to chair, hands leaning on seat, wearing white gown, black sash, hair parted on side, front view, full length, checked patterned floor covering.

General note

Sitter is son of Mr. & Mrs. George Steven Schermerhorn Jr.

1860s
Item: 1-213 Capt. Charles W. Squier (Squire?)

General note

Male figure, front view, clean shaven, half-length, hair parted on side, high white collar, black bow tie, white shirt, dark vest, dark coat.

General note

Sitter is 18 Years old at time of photograph.

Item: 1-214 Isabelle Smith and Harry Smith [C.W. Teller Daguerreotype Gallery]

General note

Young boy seated with arm around waist of young girl who standing with her left hand on boy's lap, front view, girl wearing off-the-shoulder plaid dress, bow wearing white collar, black bow tie, coat buttoned up front, smiling.

Item: 1-215 Mrs. Nathaniel B. Terpeny (Margaret Murray) [Jube, T.S.]

General note

Female figure, front view, seated with right arm resting on table, wearing brooch, earrings, necklace, white collar and cuffs.

[1850s-ca1858]
Item: 1-216 Mrs. Eugene Van Renssalaer (Sarah Pendleton) [Troxel]

General note

Female figure, profile, beauty mark on right cheek, wearing earring and white lace collar with brooch.

Item: 1-217 Unidentified Young Female Webb Family Member or Friend

General note

Young girl seated with right arm resting on table, wearing locket at neck, dark short-sleeved dress, hair parted in middle, short.

Item: 1-218 Unidentified Young De Groot Family Member or Friend

General note

Figure of child sitting in chair, full length, wearing white dress, left hand resting on side of chair, feet crossed.

Item: 1-219 George T. Bliss, 3 Unidentified Males and 1 Unidentified Female

General note

Three male figures standing behind seated male and female; male standing on far left is George T. Bliss, clean shaven, wearing white shirt, dark suit, necktie, kerchief in pocket; other male figures are bearded; female has white collar and cuffs.

Item: 1-220 Mrs. Cheever

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing white collar, dark dress and dark necklace, with hair parted in middle.

Item: 1-221 Unidentified Male VonKienbusch Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure standing with his right hand leaning on table, wearing long black coat, light colored trousers, white shirt, bow tie, hair parted on side, moustache and light goatee, left hand on hip, wearing light colored vest (?) with sash (?).

Item: 1-222 Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure, front view, deep dimples, wearing black jacket and vest, black tie at neck, white collar and shirt, hair parted on side.

Item: 1-223 Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure, front view, looking off to lower left of camera, wearing dark jacket and vest with black bow-tie, white shirt, high collar, hair parted on side, clean shaven, quarter length.

Item: 1-224 Helen Cheever and Julia Cheever (later Mrs. Alanson Warren)

General note

3/4-length double portrait of two young girls, one seated and one standing, wearing plaid dresses, bracelets, and necklaces with crosses.

General note

Helen and Julia are daughters of Augustus Cheever; Julia Cheever Warren is wife of Alanson Warren.

Item: 1-225 James Mathew Delano [Holmes, S. A. (Silas A.), 1819 or 20-1886]

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing white coat and shirt, black bow tie, clean-shaven with hair long to ears.

General note

Card catalog states that sitter is brother of Thomas Edwin Delano.

[1847-ca1858]
Item: 1-226 Clarinda Burton Griffith

General note

Little girl, seated on couch, full length, front view, holding basket in lap, hair parted in middle, wearing striped dress, hands in motion.

General note

Card catalog states that sitter is sister of Frederick Richardson Griffith and daughter of David Reese and Sarah Jane Coleman Richardson Griffith.

Item: 1-227 Unidentified Young Female

General note

Female figure seated wearing plaid dress with brooch, necklace, bracelets, ring, hair parted in middle and braided, landscape backdrop with trees, her left arm resting on table, 1/2 length.

Item: 1-228 Harmanus Philip Schuyler

General note

Male figure, front view, clean shaven, wearing striped coat with velvet collar, striped vest, patterned necktie with pin, kerchief in pocket.

General note

Donor is son of sitter; Sitter is son of Thomas Hook Schulyer and Angelica G. Aspinwall Schuyler.

Item: 1-229 Unidentified Female Shepard-Knapp-Powell Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure seated with her left arm resting on table, hands joined on lap, wearing dark dress with white collar, necklace, hair parted in middle.

Item: 1-230 Unidentified Young Male [Holmes, S. A. (Silas A.), 1819 or 20-1886]

General note

Young male figure wearing black coat and bow tie white collar, hair parted on side.

[1847-ca1858]
Item: 1-231 Unidentified Female [Wall & Co.]

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing bonnet with floral decorations, dark ties at neck, white lace collar, black dress.

Item: 1-232 Unidentified Young Female

General note

Young girl standing with her left arm resting on table, books on table, wearing striped blue off-the-shoulder dress, high-band, hair short to ears, what appears to be a large mirror in background.

Item: 1-233 Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure, front view, seated wearing black coat with pin, black bow-tie, white collar and cuffs, beard and sideburns, hair parted on side with curl, legs crossed, his left hand on lap, right arm resting on table, book and tall black hat on table.

Item: 1-234 Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing black coat with large buttons, dark vest and bow-tie, white shirt and collar (up), pocket chain on vest, hair parted on side, sideburns.

Item: 1-235 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure, front view, arms folding at waist, half-length, wearing dark dress with white lace collar, white bonnet.

Item: 1-236 Unidentified Young Male

General note

Young boy standing with his right arm resting on table with floral patterned tablecloth, wearing black shirt with buttons down front, light colored pants, white collar, hair parted on side, front view, close to full length.

Item: 1-237 Unidentified Young Male

General note

Young male figure, front view, half length, seated wearing patterned vest, dark jacket, pants, bow-tie, hair parted on side, wearing necklace with pin at vest, his left arm resting on table, right hand on lap.

Item: 1-238 Unidentified Young Male

General note

Young boy seated, front view, with his left arm resting on table, wearing black jacket buttoned at top, handkerchief in pocket, white shirt and cuffs, white collar, hair straight and long to ears, right hand on lap.

Item: 1-239 2 Unidentified Young Females [Willard, O.T .]

General note

Two young girls seated wearing plaid scoop-neck dresses, girl on left has hair parted in middle, hands joined at waist, girl on right has her right arm around other girl, left hand on lap, front view.

1850s-ca1870s
Item: 1-240 Lewis Raymond (Post-mortem)

General note

Young boy lying on white pillow, patterned blanket covering body, eyes closed, profile.

Item: 1-241 Lewis Raymond (Post-mortem)

General note

Young boy lying on white pillow, patterned blanket covering body, eyes closed, profile.

Item: 1-242 James W. Cromwell

General note

Young male figure, front view, wearing black coat, checked bow at neck, white shirt, hair parted on side, ring, holding glove? in hand, sitter's right arm resting on table.

Item: 1-243 Unidentified Female and Young Male VonKienbusch Family Members or Friends

General note

Female figures seated wearing brooch with necklace, earrings, dark dress with white lace scalloped collar, black lace gloves and white cuffs, holding young boy in arms, boy is wearing checked gown and belt with hands on lap.

Item: 1-244 Unidentified Young Male VonKienbusch Family Member or Friend

General note

Young boy standing with his left arm resting on table, hat on table, staircase in background, boy wearing knee-length pants with white socks and black shoes, belt, white shirt, light colored coat with plaid lining.

Item: 1-245 Unidentified Female VonKienbusch Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure seated wearing earrings, necklace, rings, bracelet, brooch, light colored patterned dress with black lace overdress, hair parted in middle.

Item: 1-246 Unidentified Male VonKienbusch Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure seated with his right arm resting on table, wearing bow tie, black jacket and pants, white shirt, hair parted on side, moustache.

Item: 1-247 Unidentified Young Female Von Kienbusch Family Member or Friend

General note

Young girl seated in front of countryside/castle backdrop, wearing large white dress (hoop skirt?) with pattern, red choker, black lace frontispiece to dress, black shoes, hair pulled back.

Item: 1-248 Christina Arcularius Harper & Francis Perego Harper

General note

Young boy and young girl standing next to an infant sitting on a high stool, front view, girl is wearing necklace, off the shoulder dress, boy is wearing pony tail and plaid dress.

Item: 1-249 Francis Perego Harper

General note

Young boy, seated with left arm on table, front view, full length, wearing wide belt with buckle on side, large plaid dress.

Item: 1-250 Frederick Kellogg

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing plaid vest, black coat, bow tie, white shirt and collar.

Item: 1-251 Alvan Kellogg

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing light gray jacket, black vest and bow tie, white shirt, clean shaven, hair parted on side, white collar.

Item: 1-252 Harriet Kellogg (Mrs. Hicks Phelps)

General note

Female figure seated, front view, wearing large white lace collar with brooch, wearing black dress with ruffled sleeves, hands on lap (one hand appears deformed?), hair parted in middle, short to ears.

1858/03/00
Item: 1-253 Nathan Burwell

General note

Male figure, front view, white hair, sideburns, wearing black jacket and bow tie, white shirt and collar.

Item: 1-254 Peter Comstock Jr.

General note

Male figure standing with his right arm resting on table and left hand in coat, wearing long black coat, black bow tie, white shirt, hair parted on side, light gray pants and vest visible.

Item: 1-255 Wealthy Kellogg

General note

Female figure seated wearing white bonnet, white lace collar, black lace gloves, dark dress with black lining, her left arm resting on table.

General note

Sitter is sister of Charles W. Kellogg.

Item: 1-256 Daniel Lapelye Remsen [Holmes, S. A. (Silas A.), 1819 or 20-1886]

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing black bow tie, white shirt, black jacket, gray hair.

[1847-ca1858]
Item: 1-257 Mrs. George Stevens Schermerhorn Jr. and Arthur Frederic Schermerhorn

General note

Female figure with infant on her lap, half length, front view, female wearing turban type hat, white collar on cape, infant wearing white gown.

Item: 1-258 Abby Gibbons, Cousin Lucy and Unidentified Female Gibbons Family Friend or Member

General note

Three female figures, two seated and one standing center, L-R: Female figure seated wearing bonnet with white lining, dark dress, white collar, bow at neck; Female figure standing wearing dark dress with white lace trim, hair pulled back and parted in mid

General note

Sitters are identified as: "Aunt Abby Gibbons, Cousin Lucy standing + an unknown friend".

Item: 1-259 Samuel Brown and Unidentified Male Brown Family Member (Samuel Brown Sr.?)

General note

Male figure seated with legs crossed wearing hat, long black coat, black bow tie, white shirt and collar, light colored vest and pants, young boy standing adjacent long horizontally striped coat with white pants and black shoes, cap with large brooch-like

General note

Sitters are identified as "Father & Sam B.".

Item: 1-260 William Tooper

General note

Male figure, front view, bearded, white shirt, black bow tie, dark coat, half-length.

General note

Accompanying note states that sitter is son of Peter and Ellen Tooper.

Item: 1-261 Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure seated with his right hand on hip and left arm resting on table, wearing black jacket, pants and tie, white shirt and cuffs, slight widow's peak, book on table.

Item: 1-262 Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure seated, 1/4 profile, wearing white shirt, black jacket, vest and bow tie, hair parted on side and long past ears, light colored pants, right hand on lap, left arm resting on table.

Item: 1-263 Unidentified Male Soldier

General note

Male figure, front view, full length, standing, wearing soldier's uniform with hat, holding sword, sheath on sash across chest.

Item: 1-264 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure seated holding book on lap, wearing dark dress with white bonnet.

Item: 1-265 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure, front view, seated, wearing light colored dress with pink coloring on white cuffs, black lace trim and collar, brooch, earrings, curled hair parted in middle and long to shoulder.

Item: 1-266 Anna Boyer

General note

Young female, full length--child about 6 years of age, seated holding muff in right hand.

General note

Enclosed notecard states that sitter is sister of donor, with address: 459 W. 123rd St.; mat is stamped with: "AMBROTYPE PATENTED JULY 4 & 11 1851"; accession date is noted in pencil on mat.

Item: 1-267 Charles Abernathy Burr

General note

Male figure, seated, 3/4-length, right elbow leaning on table, left hand holding hat.

General note

Interior recto: lock of dark brown hair, braided, beneath plate; note enclosed states that sitter is the son of Melanthore Burr and Euphemia Cooper Burr.

Item: 1-268 Euphemia Cooper Burr

General note

Little girl seated, front view, in polka dot dress, wearing necklace.

General note

Enclosed note states that sitter is daughter of Melanthore Burr Sr. and Euphemia Cooper Burr.

Item: 1-269 Silhouette of Unidentified Female Cooper Family Member [Kimball and Cooper]

General note

Silhouette of female profile, wearing bonnet with two bows on it.

1858/00/00-1860/00/00
Item: 1-270 Edith Cooper

General note

Young girl standing, 3/4-length, right arm resting on table, left hand holding edge of table, front view, wearing bonnet with ribbon going under chin, white off-the-shoulder dress, landscape background.

Item: 1-271 Anne Cooper or Unidentified Female Cooper Family Member or Friend [Moses]

General note

Young girl, seated, wearing white bonnet, plaid coat, blue patterned dress and flowers in basket.

General note

Card catalogue states: "Daughter of Dr. Cooper?".

Item: 1-272 Charlotte Eames

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing white lace collar with hair parted in the middle, dark dress with buttons down front.

General note

Sitter is Aunt of Wilberforce Eames.

Item: 1-273 John Eames

General note

Male figure, front view, clean-shaven, wearing white shirt, bow tie and weskit.

General note

Sitter is Uncle of Wilberforce Eames; accompanying note states, "My Uncle John Eames."

Item: 1-274 Colonel Francine

General note

Male figure, clean shaven, front view, wearing white collar, dark bow tie and jacket.

Item: 1-275 John Gesner Conklin

General note

Seated male figure, right arm resting on table with patterned, colored tablecloth, clean-shaven, white shirt and bow tie

General note

Accompanying note reads "John Gensner Conklin, a descendent of King William the 4th of the House of Orange, of the Netherlands--His ancestors were among the first settlers on Manhattan Island in the early 1620's and had a large farm (on of them was the fi

Item: 1-276 Mrs. James William Gowdey (Mary Elizabeth Concklin) [Weston]

General note

Female figure, seated with left arm on table, wearing horizontally striped dress, open finger gloves, black ribbon in hair.

Item: 1-277 Unidentified Gallagher Family Members

General note

Group portrait of male and female adult figures seated and young boy standing behind them with hands on their shoulders; older male is wearing large white tie and patterned vest; younger male is wearing plaid tie with white collar and dark jacket; female

General note

Accompanying note states "Relatives of James Wm. Gowdey but I do not know the names."

Item: 1-278 Unidentified Young Female Greenwood Family Member or Friend

General note

Little girl standing full length, left arm leaning on adjacent table and clasping hands; light hair in corkscrew curls, dark dress with stripes.

Item: 1-279 Unidentified Young Female Greenwood Family Member or Friend

General note

Young girl standing with left arm resting on table, half front view, wearing dark off-the-shoulder dress and hair neck-length in curls.

Item: 1-280 Isaac John Greenwood II

General note

Male figure, seated with right arm on back of chair, wearing white shirt, bow tie, long chain, ring, moustache.

Item: 1-281 Unidentified Young Male Greenwood Family Member or Friend

General note

Young boy, seated with left elbow on adjacent table, front view, wearing Buster Brown suit, striped bow tie, kerchief in breast pocket.

Item: 1-282 Mrs. Isaac John Greenwood II (Mary Agnes Rudd) [Young, J.H.]

General note

Young girl, seated with right elbow on table, left hand on lap, wearing light colored polka dot off-the-shoulder dress, hair to just below ears and parted in middle.

General note

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

[1850s-1860s]
Item: 1-283 Clarina Bartow Shumway (Mrs. Charles Stedman Hanks)

General note

Little girl, seated, front view, left hand on right, wearing short sleeved horizontally striped dress, hair parted in middle.

General note

Sitter is mother of donor and wife of Charles Stedman Hanks.

Item: 1-284 Mary Geery Hall

General note

Female figure, seated with left arm on table, right hand on left arm, wearing chain with locket around neck, bracelet on right wrist, ring, light dress with black lace and cloth trim.

General note

Original label in case identifies image as #14.

Item: 1-285 Sarah Cooper Hewitt [Anson, Rufus]

General note

Young girl, standing at side of table with left elbow leaning on table, white dress with sash at waist, front view, full length.

1859/06/18
Item: 1-286 Unidentified Female Hincken Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure, front view, seated, wearing ribboned bonnet, dark dress, white cuffs, hands on lap.

Item: 1-287 Unidentified Male Hincken Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure, front view, seated, white shirt and high collar, clean-shaven, balding white hair.

Item: 1-288 Unidentified Young Male Hurlbutt Family Member

General note

Young boy seated with right arm resting on table, hair parted on side, wearing white collar, yellow buttons on blouse, bow tie, left arm on lap.

1852/00/00 ca.
Item: 1-289 Unidentified Young Male Hurlbutt Family Member

General note

Young boy standing with left hand on back of chair, right hand on hip, hair parted on side, gold buttons on front of blouse, white collar, ring, striped bow tie, handkerchief in pocket.

1852/00/00 ca.
Item: 1-290 Unidentified Young Female Hurlbutt Family Member

General note

Young girls seated with left arm on table, bracelets on both arms, rings on each hand, white dress, curls, earrings and brooch.

Item: 1-291 Rebecca Green Jewett (Mrs. Jesse Jewett)

General note

Female figure seated wearing dark bonnet with white trim, black gloves, white cuffs, bracelet.

General note

Sitter is wife of Jesse Jewett and grandmother of Hariett Rogers.

Item: 1-292 Cornelia Brinkman Kip

General note

Young girls seated, front view, wearing plaid dress with short sleeves, earrings, white lace collar, half length.

General note

Card catalog states that sitter married Wm. Henry Burr.

Item: 1-293 Polly Kellogg

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing white lace bonnet, white blouse, brooch, black dress (fades into background)

Item: 1-294 Silas Kellogg

General note

Male figure with white beard under chin, white hair, black coat and bow tie, white shirt, front view, elderly.

Item: 1-295 2 Unidentified Young Male Livingston Family Members or Friends

General note

Two boys standing, full length, right hand of one on left shoulder of other, taller boy wearing plaid bow tie, bother wearing white shirts and collars.

Item: 1-296 Unidentified Female Livingston Family Member or Friend [Brady, Mathew B., 1823-1896]

General note

Female figure, seated, front view, wearing white collar, braided bun in back of head, hands clasped on lap, velvet trim on black dress.

[ca1843-1869]
Item: 1-297 Mrs. Caroline E. Madden

General note

Female figure seated 3/4-length, holding accordion on lap, wearing necklace and brooch, left arm resting on table, bracelet on left wrist, black bow in hair.

General note

Sitter is daughter of Gerrit Smith of Rockland Co. and aunt of Donor.

Item: 1-298 John Stover McLean [Holmes, S. A. (Silas A.), 1819 or 20-1886]

General note

Male figure, bust length, full face, dark hair, beard, wearing black bow tie and jacket, white shirt.

General note

Card catalog states that sitter was president of the Greenwich Savings Bank.

[1847-ca1858]
Item: 1-299 Schuyler Miller and Fannie Miller

General note

Boy and girl standing holding hands, both wearing pantaloons, boy wearing short checked dress, girl wearing plaid dress with black sleeves.

General note

Card catalog states that sitters are children of David and Jane Ann (Schuyler) Miller.

Item: 1-300 Unidentified Female MacMartin Family Member or Friend with Unidentified Young MacMartin Family Member or Friend [Keenan]

General note

Female figure with infant on her lap, front view, wearing bonnet with long ribbon under chin, right hand holding right hand of infant, infant wearing white gown with pink bows on sleeves.

[1853]
Item: 1-301 Oxen Pulling Wagon in New Orleans, LA (Street Scene) [Broadbent, S.]

General note

Street scene, team of oxen harnessed to a conestoga type wagon, building behind them with sign reading "Sansom and Pittard", white building with shutters in the windows and a wrought iron railing on balcony, male figure leaning against wall in background.

Item: 1-302 Volunteer Fire Department with Hand Engine (17 Unidentified Male Firemen, William D. Lovelace, Unidentified Young Female Locke Family Member)

General note

Group of thirteen male figures standing in foreground, five on one side of hand engine and eight on other side, young girl dressed in white standing on hand engine, male figures wearing red shirts, flat caps with gold medallions on front, male in foregrou

before 1856/00/00
Item: 1-303 Catherine Stagg

General note

Female figure seated wearing checked dress, left arm leaning on table, wearing ring and brooch, hands on lap.

Item: 1-304 Unidentified Male Stagg Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure seated with right arm resting on table, wearing plaid bow tie, dark jacket, necklace, moustache and goatee, ring, handkerchief in pocket with tassel?

Item: 1-305 Unidentified Female Stagg Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure standing with left arm resting on railing, wearing feathered hat, white blouse, highly decorative dress/costume with pink sash, silver and gold lining, red boots.

Item: 1-306 Unidentified Young Male Stagg Family Member or Friend

General note

Young boy standing with left arm leaning on table which is covered in red cloth, wearing hat and green jacket and skirt with white shirt, full length, front view.

Item: 1-307 Unidentified Male Stagg Family Member or Friend

General note

Young male figure seated with hands on lap, wearing dark jacket and vest, dark thin bow tie, white shirt and collar, ring.

Item: 1-308 Ina Thursby

General note

Young girl, seated, full length, wearing red dress with floral design running horizontally at bottom of dress, coral colored necklace, bows on shoulders, right hand grasping arm of chair.

Item: 1-309 John Barnes Thursby

General note

Young male seated wearing soldiers uniform (probably of the Civil War period), front view, clean shaven, right elbow on table, yellow buttons up front of coat, wearing cap.

General note

Written on case: "Emma Thursby Collection".

Item: 1-310 Unidentified Female [Schoonmaker]

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing white bonnet, light colored shawl, black dress, hands holding what appear to be knitting needles.

Item: 1-311 Mary Stiles Holly Windle

General note

Young girl, front view, seated, wearing a polka dot dress, short sleeves, white socks, black shoes.

Item: 1-312 Unidentified Female and Young Female Weymss Family Members

General note

Adult female figure seated, front view, wearing dark dress with white collar and cuffs, brooch, long chain from neck, child standing on chair with left arm of adult around waist, wearing necklace and off the shoulder dress.

1860/00/00-1861/00/00 ca.
Item: 1-313 Anna Brookes Waller [Dean & Emerson]

General note

Female figure, front view, seated, long curls, hair parted in middle, polka dot dress, right elbow on table.

1859/00/00-1860/00/00 ca.
Item: 1-314 William G. Waller

General note

Male figure, front view, eyes wide open, bearded, wearing high white collar, large black bow tie, white shirt.

General note

Sitter is brother of Joseph F. Waller.

Item: 1-315 Unidentified Young Male

General note

Heavily hand-colored image of child wearing plaid off-the-shoulder dress with red bows at sleeves, belt with oval buckle, hair parted on side and extremely short, front view.

Item: 1-316 Unidentified Cahan Family Members [Opson, J.T.]

General note

Seated male and female figures; female wearing earrings, long, chain front neck, white collar and cuffs, bracelet; male wearing white shirt, dark bow tie, pocket chain; both wearing rings and holding hands.

General note

Name and address of photographer stamped on mat; enclosed not identifies sitters as members of the Cahan family of Chicago.

1850/00/00 ca.
Item: 1-317 Unidentified Male Crane Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure seated with left arm resting on table, bearded, wearing white shirt and dark vest, jacket and bow tie.

Item: 1-318 Unidentified Female Crane Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure, 3/4-length, seated, front view, wearing bonnet with ribbon and other ornaments, and gloves, as well as dark dress; right elbow resting on table and holding white handkerchief.

Item: 1-319 Unidentified Male Member of Rose Family, Protege of James Mathew Delano [Holmes, S. A. (Silas A.), 1819 or 20-1886]

General note

Young boy, 3/4-length, front view, with left arm resting on table, standing, wearing white shirt and dark bow tie.

[1847-ca1858]
Item: 1-320 William Smith Valentine

General note

Bearded male figure, 3/4-length, front view, wearing white shirt and dark jacket with velvet lapel, with right arm resting on table out of frame.

General note

Sitter is father of Mrs. John Carthwaite Bierson and grandfather of donor.

Item: 1-321 Unidentified Female and Young Female Gilder Family Members or Friends [Fredericks? Research]

General note

Female figure seated with infant on her lap, infant wearing white lace dress with pink belt, female figure wearing bonnet with black lace and pink ties at neck, white gown with patterned lining at sleeves.

[1843-1890]
Item: 1-322 Christina Arcularius Harper

General note

Young girl standing with left hand resting on table, wearing bracelets on both wrists, necklace and earrings, paisley dress.

General note

Card catalogue states that sitter is eldest sister of L.C. Harper.

Item: 1-323 Christina Arcularius Harper & Francis Perego Harper [Hunter]

General note

Figure in left frame of double case is of a young girl, front view, full length, seated wearing lace open finger gloves, necklace, backdrop of landscape; figure on right is of young boy wearing a plaid cape, left hand visible, curls, hat?, adult figure st

[1887]
Item: 1-324 Abraham Lincoln

General note

Male figure, wearing beard, dark jacket, white shirt, bow tie, seated 3/4-front view, full length, right arm resting on table with hat and unidentified object, left arm resting on arm of chair.

Item: 1-325 3 Unidentified Male Soldiers

General note

Three male figures in uniforms of Civil War soldiers, male on far left seated with cap tilted, moustache, holding sword across lap, center male standing with hands on shoulders of seated males, cap tilted, clean shaven, seated male to right clean shaven,

Item: 1-326 2 Unidentified Young Females

General note

Two young girls, front view, girl on left standing, girl on right seated, both wearing matching off the shoulder white dresses with white socks and black boots, bows on dresses, hair parted in middle, holding hands.

Item: 1-327 William Remsen Sr. (or Jr.?) [Brady, Mathew B., 1823-1896]

General note

Male figure, double ambrotype of same subject and pose, cemented back to back to be viewed on either side in case, fully-bearded, high white collar, white shirt, black bow tie, dark coat, gray vest.

[ca1843-1869]
Item: 1-328 John Barnes Thursby and Jane Bennett Thursby (2 Images in 1 Case)

General note

Male and female figures, male figure: front view, seated with right elbow on table, bearded, white shirt, black bow tie, chain on vest, black coat, gray trousers and vest; female figure: front view, seated with left arm on table, wearing earrings, brooch,

General note

Written on case: "Emma Thursby Collection".

1859/00/00
Item: 1-329 Unidentified Male [Jube, T.S.]

General note

Male figure seated, front view, wearing patterned vest with white shirt, black jacket and bow tie, bearded, moustache, hair parted on side, his right hand on lap, left arm resting on table, handkerchief in pocket, ring, brooch.

General note

Accompanying note states that Thomas S. Jube is first listed at this address as a clerk, later designation his business as "hardware" but not until 1868 does he list himself as a photographer as he changes his address to 220 Bowery.

[1850s-ca1858]
Item: 1-330 Unidentified Female [Jube, T.S.]

General note

Female figure seated wearing blue dress with brooch, earrings, ring, black lining, white lace cuffs and collar, white blouse under dress, black lace gloves, ribbon at neck, ribbon in hair, her left arm resting on table.

General note

Accompanying note states that Thomas S. Jube is first listed at this address as a clerk, later designation his business as "hardware" but not until 1868 does he list himself as a photographer as he changes his address to 220 Bowery.

[1850s-ca1858]
Item: 1-331 Samuel Blackwell Waters

General note

Male figure, front view, seated with legs crossed, moustache, dressed in military uniform with black crepe on right elbow, hat on table, left elbow on table.

General note

Sitter was member of 6th Company Seventh Regiment.

1857/00/00
Item: 1-332 Unidentified Male and Unidentified Female (2 Images in 1 Case) [Guntekunst & Co.]

General note

L: Male figure, front view, seated with his left arm resting on table, wearing black jacket with dark plaid vest, black bow-tie, white shirt and high collar, pin on vest; R: Female figure seated wearing polka dot dress with black see-through shawl, white

Item: 1-333 Ray Feedson or Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure standing with right arm resting on pedestal, wearing dark tie and jacket, white shirt, beard under chin.

General note

Sitter's identification note is fairly undecipherable; sitter is identified as "Bill's grandfather".

Item: 1-334 Unidentified Young Female Greenwood Family Member or Friend

General note

Little girl seated in high chair, full figure, front view, with hands on lap, paisley shawl on chair, pink dress, black boots and horizontally striped stockings.

Item: 1-335 Clarkson Crolius Sr.

General note

Male figure, front view, with three large gilded buttons on coat and colonial type clothing.

General note

Mat stamp: "Dean Emerson-Patent Applied For, Worcester, Mass. No. 1"; Behind image case stamp: "Littlefield, Parsons & Co. Manufacturers of Daguerreotype Cases. L., P. & Co. are the sole proprietors and only legal manufacturers of Union Cases, with the em

Item: 1-336 Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure, front view, black coat with white shirt and polka dotted bow tie, 1/4 length, white hair.

Item: 1-337 Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing black bow tie, white shirt, black jacket and pants, hair parted on side, seated with his right arm resting on table.

Item: 1-338 Unidentified Fireman [Kimball, J.A.]

General note

Male figure seated wearing fireman's uniform with badge, fireman's hat with #14 and star on adjacent table, moustache, hair parted on side, front view, sitter looking off to right of camera, one gloved (?) hand resting on hat.

[1853-ca1860]
Item: 1-339 Unidentified Young Male Crane Family Member or Friend

General note

Young boy seated with left elbow resting on table and wearing buster brown collar, yellow buttons on front of blouse, and striped trousers.

Item: 1-340 Joseph Henry Edgerly

General note

Male figure, front view, seated next to table with top hat, left elbow on table, bearded, wearing white shirt and dark bow tie, as well as rings.

Item: 1-341 Maximillian Cabanas

General note

Military portrait of a male figure, about 14 or 16 years old, 3/4-length, wearing flat hat, white collar, large belt buckle, clean-shaven and holding gun under left arm.

General note

Enclosed notecard states that sitter was from Texas and enlisted in the confederate army; he was taken prisoner and died in a Northern Prison Camp at the age of 16; See also Roever, Mr. and Mrs. William B. (Agnes Cabanas).

Item: 1-342 Lathrop Colgate

General note

Child standing with left arm on back of chair, wearing checked dress, front view, full length, wearing white slip.

Item: 1-343 Mary Elizabeth Concklin

General note

Seated female with right elbow leaning on table, white collar and cuffs, and earrings.

General note

Case based on oil painting of Emily and Laura Calamady by Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830) enclosed is a copy of the painting.

Item: 1-344 Unidentified Young Male Hurlbutt Family Member and Unidentified Female Hurlbutt Family Member

General note

Young boy standing and adult female seated, front view, boy wearing blouse buttoned down front, white collar, kerchief in pocket, arm resting on chair behind female, female wearing black hood and dress.

1852/00/00 ca.
Item: 1-345 Frederick W. Budd

General note

Infant seated, front view, full length, wearing white gown

Item: 1-346 Helen Stagg (Mrs. William Miles)

General note

Female figure wearing off the shoulder patterned dress and hat with bow, front view.

General note

Sitter is daughter of Thomas Stagg and Catherine Stagg.

Item: 1-347 Unidentified Female Harper Family Member

General note

Female figure, front view, hair parted in middle with headband, wearing plaid dress with white collar.

Item: 1-348 195-199 Chatham Square and 9-17 East Broadway, New York, NY (Street Scene)

General note

Early New York City street scene, in foreground is a curricular structure advertising caps and furs, pedestrians, several horse drawn carriages, buildings in background have signs reading "D. Balwin & Nesbitt, Furniture, etc."

1842/00/00-1865/00/00
Item: 1-349 Unidentified Female Hoffman Family Member

General note

Female figure, front view, wearing bonnet with white sash.

Item: 1-350 Louis Ramos and Sister (2 Images in 1 Case) [Cary]

General note

Male figure seated with right arm resting on table, hair parted on side, wearing white collar, black bow tie, gray suit, watch chain on blouse, ring on left hand, female figure seated with left arm resting on table, wearing bracelets, rings, brooch, highl

General note

Sitters are brother and sister.

[1860s]
Item: 1-351 Thomas Shute and Mrs. Thomas Shute (Mary Ann Hayes)

General note

Male and female figures, front view, seated, left hand of male on lap of female under her left hand, male is bearded, wearing ascot, print vest, white shirt, female wearing bonnet with ribbon tied under chin.

General note

Sitters married 1844.

Item: 1-352 Maria Abernathy Burr

General note

Front view of female figure, hair parted in middle, checked dress, earrings, white collar and brooch.

General note

Enclosed note states that sitter is daughter of Melanthore Burr and Euphemia Cooper Burr.

Item: 1-353 Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing dark jacket and vest, dark neckerchief, white shirt and white collar turned down, hair combed back, 1/3 length.

Item: 1-354 Emilie Frances Vaché and Isabella Vaché [Judson, A.]

General note

Young girl holding infant in left arm and wearing plaid dress, short sleeves, necklace with cross, ring and earrings; infant wearing light dress with ruffled sleeves.

General note

Note from case states that sitters are children of John Vaché and Eliza Cox.

[1890s]
Item: 1-355 Emily Frances Collinson

General note

Female figure, 3/4-length, seated wearing white collar and cuffs, brooch and chain on striped dress; backdrop depicts blue sky and vase of flowers.

1856/05/00
Item: 1-356 Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure standing with his right hand resting on book on table, wearing black coat with dark vest and bow tie, white shirt, bearded, hair parted on side, front view, 3/4 length.

Item: 1-357 Unidentified Female Turner Family Member or Friend

General note

Female figure, half length, front view, wearing white veil on back of head, large sash in a bow under chin, horizontal striped blouse.

Item: 1-358 Old Nero (Dog)

General note

Dog laying down with head up, on tile floor.

1858/00/00 ca.
Item: 1-359 Unidentified Male [Cathan, L.]

General note

Male figure, front view, seated, wearing black coat, black bow tie and vest, white shirt, bearded, moustache.

[1843-1850]
Item: 1-360 Unidentified Male with Dog [Cathan, L.]

General note

Male figure seated holding musket across lap, powder horn hanging from shoulder, right hand holding dog still, log in background, patterned rug on floor, male is wearing large black hat and is looking off to his right, also wearing white shirt, bow tie, b

[1843-1850]
Item: 1-361 Mrs. Chas. S. Lewis (Elizabeth Harley), Matilda Anna Harley and Julianna Harley [Rehn]

General note

Three female figures, two seated wearing brooches, one standing center, standing female wearing earrings, checked dress, black shawl and gloves, bows on front of dress, female on right has hair parted in middle, earrings, white collar, holding throw?, sea

General note

Writing verso states that sitters are sisters.

Item: 1-362 Unidentified Male [Kerston]

General note

Male figure with his left arm resting table, wearing black jacket and vest, black bow tie, white shirt.

[1853]
Item: 1-363 9 Unidentified Young Females

General note

Nine young female figures seated wearing bonnets with long ties at neck, dresses of various patterns, including plaid, gloves, shawls, all front view.

General note

George T. Bagoe Collection.

Item: 1-364 Unidentified Male and Unidentified Female in Horse Drawn Carriage

General note

Male and Female figures seated in carriage, buildings in background, grass and path in foreground with horse, male wearing top hat, black jacket and tie, white shirt, bearded with sideburns, female wearing bonnet with plaid ties at neck, dark coat, horse

Item: 1-365 Unidentified Young Female [Bisbee]

General note

Young girl standing wearing off the shoulder patterned dress with socks and shoes, full length, dress is slightly large on girl, her right hand leaning on table, corkscrew curls in light colored hair, parted on side.

Item: 1-366 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure, front view with her face in profile, wearing floor-length polka dot gown with white collar and cuffs, earrings, brooch, standing full length outside with fence in background, cobblestones and grass, her right hand holding back of chair.

Item: 1-367 Unidentified Female, Male and Young Van Kingbush Family Members

General note

Male figure seated wearing patterned vest and white shirt with high white collar, black jacket, checked bow-tie, his right hand on his knee holding what appears to be a cigar, holding young child on his lap with his left hand, child wearing white pantaloo

Item: 1-368 William Whitlock and B.McE. Whitlock

General note

Two you boys standing wearing matching outfits of large fur lined coats with hats and light colored pants.

Item: 1-369 Unidentified Male and Young Female Potter Family Members

General note

Young girl standing wearing checked off the shoulder dress with bracelets, ring, locket on necklace, hair parted in middle and pulled back with two curls on forehead, front view, her left hand on arm of adult male seated to her left, male wearing black ja

General note

Sitters identified as ancestors of Potter Family.

Item: 1-370 Bill Smith, Mr. Van Horn and Mrs. Van Horn

General note

Adult male and female seated, young male standing with left hand on female's shoulder, wearing embroidered blouse, female wearing hat and bow at neck, arm resting on back of chair, hand propping up head, adult male wearing black jacket and white shirt, be

1862/09/25
Item: 1-371 John Van Nest [Fredericks? Research]

General note

Male figure, front view, bearded, high white collar, black bow tie, white shirt, patterned vest, dark coat.

[1843-1890]
Item: 1-372 Mrs. W. G. Ward

General note

Female figure, standing, full length, head facing front view, body turned to sitter's left, aquamarine and black horizontal striped dress, black lace shawl, brooch, ring.

Item: 1-373 Henry Waldron Muhlenburg

General note

Male figure with white hair, clean shaven, front view, clerical collar and double ribbon bib type attachment to collar and resting on chest.

General note

Label states that sitter is great great great grandfather of donor.

Item: 1-374 Nettie Raymond [Brady, Mathew B., 1823-1896]

General note

Young girl seated on highchair, wearing polka dot dress, white tights, black boots.

[ca1843-1869]
Item: 1-375 Mrs. Cornell and Unidentified Female Shepard-Knapp-Powell Family Member

General note

Two seated female figures, female on left wearing striped dress with belt, hands on lap, white collar, brooch, hair pulled back and parted in middle, female on right wearing polka dot dress with white collar, hair pulled back and parted in middle.

General note

Sitters are identified as "Mother + Mrs. Cornell"

Item: 1-376 Joe Powell, Henry Powell, Wlliam W. Powell

General note

Three seated figures, L-R: Young Male figure wearing large bow tie, black coat and vest, white shirt, hair long past ears, right hand on lap, pin on lapel and ribbon/watch chain; Young boy wearing large belt, dark shirt and pants, white scalloped collar,

General note

Sitters are identified L-R: "Father Wilm. W. Powell 1st, Henry, Uncle Joe Powell".

Item: 1-377 Unidentified Male and Female Wampald Family Members

General note

Male and female figure seated, front view, male has long white sideburns, high white collar and white shirt, black bow tie, female wearing white bonnet, white collar, necklace, black coat and dress, chain dangling off dress, right hand of female holding l

General note

Sitters are members of the Wampald Family of Chicago.

1840/00/00 ca.
Item: 1-378 Augusta Mary Johnston (Mrs. Horatio Gates Shumway) and Clarina Bartow Sumway (Mrs. Charles Stedman Hanks)

General note

Adult female figure and little girl; adult is seated holding left hand of little girl who is standing in front of her; adult has her right elbow leaning on adjacent table and is wearing brooch, dark dress with light polka dot sleeves, ring, hair piece; gi

General note

Augusta is grandmother of donor and Clarina is mother of donor.

Item: 1-379 Israel Phelps Kellogg

General note

Male figure seated with hands on lap, wearing black jacket with dark pants and vest, dark bow tie, bearded, messy hair.

1858/00/00 (?)
Item: 1-380 Norman White Meier-Smith and Emily Stuart Meier-Smith (Du Bois)

General note

Young boy and girl, full length, standing, bow wearing plaid blouse and dark trousers, girl wearing off-the-shoulder white dress, white socks and dark shoes, each has an arm around other.

General note

Card catalog states that mat is stamped: "Cuttings Patent, Brady"

Item: 1-381 Laura Josephine Post and Maria Jephson Post [Fredricks, O.D.]

General note

Two young girls seated holding hands, ankles crossed, wearing plaid off the shoulder dresses, white socks, black boots, curly hair parted in middle.

General note

Sitters are daughters of Henry Alberton Van Zo Post and Mariea Farquahar (Taylor) Post; Maria later married John Christopher O'Conor

Item: 1-382 Mrs. Stephen Edson (Mary Eveline Fellows)

General note

Female figure, front view, 3/4-length, seated, hands clasped on lap, earrings and brooch, white lace collar and cuffs.

Item: 1-383 Charles W. Troughton

General note

Young boy standing with left hand leaning on seat of chair, full length, wearing fur hat, plaid jacket, long trousers with white trim, cane in right hand, high buttoned shoes, large belt buckle.

General note

Sitter married Florence Ada Ten Eyck in 1910.

Item: 1-384 Loren Wellington Tuller and 2 Unidentified Male Soldiers

General note

Three male figures, front view, all wearing uniform of Civil War period (Grand Army of the Republic), center male standing wearing soldier's cap, all bearded, seated man on left with crossed legs and moustache and standing man center with moustache, left

General note

Accompanying note states that Tuller is center, of Company D, 60th Regiment of Infantry, New York State Volunteers, son of George Washington Tuller and Mary Darling Tuller, father of donor.

Item: 1-385 Allie Thursby, Emma Thursby and Ina Love Thursby [Dean & Emerson]

General note

Two adult female figures and one young girl, adults wearing identical green patterned off the shoulder dresses, brooches, earrings, seated, female center has arm around young girl, who is wearing darker off the shoulder green dress and necklace.

General note

Written on case: "Emma Thursby Collection".

1859/00/00 ca.
Item: 1-386 John Thursby or Lewis Thursby

General note

Young male in soldier's uniform (Civil War period?), front view, seated with right elbow on table, yellow buttons up front of coat, wearing cap.

General note

Written on case: "Emma Thursby Collection".

Item: 1-387 Eliza Bonnell and Harriet Bonnell

General note

Two female figures, full length, seated, wearing similar dresses, lace collars, hair parted in middle with two braids.

General note

Old card catalogue says that a note (missing) in the case reads "Eliza and Harriet Bonnell, of Chatham, New Jersey, aunts of donor."

Item: 1-388 Sophia Brooks

General note

Portrait of a female with black lace cover on hair and black lace dress.

General note

Daughter of Joshua and Martha Moore Brookes; note enclosed stating sitter's history, including "Did Not Marry."

1858/00/00 ca.
Item: 1-389 Unidentified Male Constant Family Soldier

General note

Male in uniform of Civil War Union Officer, holding sword in right hand and scabbard in left, and wearing boots and hat, standing in front of paneled wall.

Item: 1-390 Unidentified Male on Horse

General note

Horse with male rider, profile, full length, outdoor scene, white fence in background, rider wearing cap, dark jacket, gray trousers, foot in stirrup, horse all black except for white markings on rear feet.

1860/00/00
Item: 1-391 Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure, front view, wearing black jacket with white shirt and patterned vest, black bow tie, hair parted on side, bearded, 1/4 length.

Item: 1-392 Unidentified Male Low Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure seated with his right arm resting on table, wearing gloves, light coat with handkerchief in pocket, light vest with watch chain, striped pants, white shirt, bow tie at collar with embroidered design, hair parted on side, clean-shaven.

Item: 1-393 Maria Jephson Post (Mrs. John Christopher O'Conor) and Laura Josephine Post

General note

Two young girls seated holding hands, wearing plaid off-the-shoulder dresses, curls, white socks and dark shoes.

General note

Sitters are daughters of Henry Albertson Van Zo Post and Maria Farquhar Taylor Post.

Item: 1-394 Unidentified Male James Family Member or Friend

General note

Male figure, seated profile, right arm on table, left hand on left thigh, 3/4-length.

Item: 1-395 Unidentified Male [Brady, Mathew B., 1823-1896]

General note

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

[ca1843-1869]
Item: 1-396 Unidentified Male

General note

Male figure, facing 1/4 profile, wearing black jacket and vest, black bow-tie, white shirt with high white collar, bearded, hair parted on side.

Item: 1-397 Unidentified Landscape

General note

River and bridge in foreground with houses, trees, grass, cobblestones, white picket fences, large snow-covered hill in background.

Item: 1-398 13 Unidentified Stuyvestant Family Members (5 Males, 6 Females, 2 Young Females)

General note

13 Figures L-R: Top Row: Standing male with handkerchief in pocket holding cane, moustache; standing male with hair parted on side; standing male with moustache and light colored vest; standing female with feathered hat and dark dress, large white cuffs,

Item: 1-399 Lt. Col. Casper Trepp

General note

Male figure, front view, hair parted on side, bearded, moustache, dressed in military uniform white belt,, seated with glove in left hand on table.

Item: 1-400 Van Wyck Family Coat of Arms

General note

Van Wyck coat of arms with heraldic bearings, including: shield, crown, wheel, two flags and two griffins.

Item: 1-401 Peter Cooper and Cooper Union

General note

Street scene, center figure of elderly male with white beard standing next to lamp post and horse and carriage; building in background has sigh reading "Manhattan Fire Insurance Co."; poster on billboard reads "Cooper Union."

Item: 1-402 Unidentified House with 2 Males, 1 Female and 2 Children

General note

Outdoor scene, large tree in foreground, team of horses in front of porch of stone house, two adult male and one female figure with two children standing on porch, Victorian roofing.

Item: 1-403 Hattie Stalker, Mrs. George Stevens Schermerhorn Jr. and Elizabeth Caroline Gilbert (1838-1899?)

General note

Three female figure, front view, in costume?; female at left wearing flat hat, off the shoulder dress, striped apron, large horizontal stripes on skirt; center female wearing crescent shaped pin on forehead, dress and shawl with applied stars; female at r

Item: 1-404 Mrs. George Stevens Schermerhorn Jr., George Stevens Schermerhorn Jr., Edward E. Schermerhorn, Arthur Frederic Schermerhorn, Amy Elizabeth Schermerhorn [Beckers, Alexander]

General note

Outdoor scene near lake with trees; two male figures standing, one with hat in hand and pocket chain, young girl standing on bench next to needlepoint box and seated woman wearing large polka dot dress and hat, young bow standing with right arm leaning on

General note

Edward is brother of George, Arthur and Amy are children of George and Julia.

[1843/00/00-early 1860s]
Item: 1-405 Dr. Wm. Wilburforce Newton and Dr. R. Heber Newton [Broadbent, S.]

General note

Two young male figures seated, right arm of male on right is behind and around male on left, both are clean shaven, right male is wearing dark suit, white shirt, black bow tie, left male is wearing gray suit, white collar, black bow tie, buttons down fron

General note

Card catalog states that sitters are brothers, and Wilberforce is the Uncle of donor; Wilberforce also had a church in Brookline, MA.

Item: 1-406 Unidentified House (Group Portrait with Horses and Cart)

General note

3 Females and 1 Young Male standing in front of house holding hands, man on horse-pulled cart wearing tall black hat, white house with 3 chimneys, dark house adjacent, front porch visible, horse in fence at side of house.

Item: 1-407 Mrs. Robert Lenox Belknap (Mary Phoenix Remsen) with dog of Mr. Zimmerman

General note

Young girl in plaid dress with white stockings, seated with dog at her side.

Item: 1-408 3 Unidentified Men at Niagara Falls (Group Portrait)

General note

Outdoor scene, three male figures seated on bench in foreground, hat of male to left is on bench, male in middle holding hat in right hand, male on right holding hat in left hand, large waterfall (Niagara Falls from Canadian side) in background and severa

Item: 1-409 John White (a.k.a. John Goldsborough) [Brady, Mathew B., 1823-1896]

General note

Male figure with gray, curly hair and white side burns, wearing dark jacket with black bow tie and white collar, front view.

General note

Accompanying note states that sitter is brother of Mrs. John Steward, and changed his name to receive an Uncle's inheritance.

1854/00/00 (?)
Item: 1-410 Unidentified Male [Brady, Mathew B., 1823-1896]

General note

Male figure wearing black coat with black vest and white collar with neckerchief, chain on vest.

[ca1843-1869]
Item: 1-411 Mrs. George Stevens Schermerhorn Jr. (Julia Magdalene Gilbert) and Unidentified Male Schermerhorn Family Member or Friend (Driver?)

General note

Outdoor scene with horse drawn cart in foreground, white horse harnessed to a run-about (buggy) and a male and female figure seated in it, female wearing bonnet, gray coat, white skirt, holding reins?, male wearing hat, white picket fence in background.

General note

Image taken in Lebanon, Mass.

Item: 1-412 George H. Morris and John T. Morris

General note

Two young boys, front view, full length, taller boy is leaning on table with left elbow, cap on table, shorter boy has left hand in his pocket and is wearing checked pants.

Item: 1-413 Alexander Felix Vaché Jr.

General note

Male figure, 3/4-length, front view, with moustache, white shirt and black bow tie.

General note

Sitter is son of Dr. Alexander F. Vaché.

Item: 1-414 Euphemia Cooper Burr

General note

Female figure with infant on lap, front view--female wearing dark hat and dress, infant wearing large dotted dress.

General note

Enclosed note states that sitter is daughter of Melanthore Burr Sr. and Euphemia Cooper Burr.

Item: 1-415 John Rogers Sr., Mrs. John Rogers Sr., Ellen D. Rogers, John Rogers Jr., Laura D.Rogers, Henry B. Rogers, Clara P. Rogers, Martha D. Rogers, Elizabeth B. Rogers, Frances S. Rogers

General note

Top: 1 Male figure with hair parted on side, sideburns, high white collar, black bow tie, 3/4 profile; 2 female figure, front view, hair long over ears and parted in middle, wearing earrings, brooch on white blouse, paisley shawl?; Middle: 1 female figure

Item: 1-416 2 Unidentified Females and Unidentified Male at Niagara Falls

General note

Landscape scene at water fall (Niagara Falls), female figure on either side of male figure standing near edge of waterfall, female figure to left wearing hood, cape and wide hoop skirt type dress, male figure wearing flat hat, dark coat and standing in pr

Item: 1-417 Helen M. Turner

General note

Young girl standing on chair, right hand holding back of chair, holding doll (wearing similarly patterned dress) in left arm, full length, front view.

General note

Accompanying note states, "Portrait of Helen M. Turner N.A. at 2 years of age."; donor is great granddaughter of John Pintard, founder of NYHS.

Item: 1-418 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure wearing pink dress with white collar and cuffs, choker necklace with cross, red flowers in hair, ring on finger, her left arm resting on back of chair, looking off to her upper left.

Item: 1-419 Unidentified Female

General note

Female figure, seated, 3/4 length, hands on lap, her right hand holding fan, head turned to her left, wearing white collar with cameo at throat.

1870/00/00
Item: 1-420 Bryant's Minstrels at Broadway between Broome St. and Grand St.

General note

9 Male figures standing in front of shop window, 2 males standing in shop windows, pedestrians in foreground, lamppost, tree, outdoor image taken from above, houses, stores.

General note

Note verso states that this image of Bryant's Minstrels was taken where they had first sung their song "Dixie".

1859/00/00
Item: 1-421 80 Unidentified Male Soldiers (80 Images in 1 Frame)

General note

80 Images of G.A.R. Civil War Soldiers, many with beards, moustaches, sideburns or goatees, all wearing caps and uniforms with buttons down front, all with hair short to ears.

Item: 1-422 Unidentified young girl

General note

Young girl, full length portrait facing left; dress hand-tinted in green and cheeks in rose; two small braids held back in barrettes; subject moved her right arm during exposure - ghost image appears

Item: 1-423 Unidentified young girl

General note

Young girl, full length portrait facing front; dress hand-tinted in red and cheeks in rose; hands folded in front across midriff

Item: 1-424 New York Rooftop view

General note

New York street as seen from a rooftop, tall building and church spire in foreground.

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