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Guide to the New-York Historical Society
Carte de Visite Photograph Collection
circa 1859-1900 (bulk, 1861-1869)
 PR-011

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400


New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by N-YHS staff, 2005; finding aid migrated by Joseph Ditta, 2020.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 12, 2020
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Access Points

Subject Names

  • Anderson, Robert, 1805-1871 -- Portraits
  • Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894 -- Portraits
  • Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 -- Portraits
  • Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896 -- Photographer
  • Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878 -- Portraits
  • Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881 -- Portraits
  • Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893 -- Portraits
  • Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 -- Portraits
  • Ellsworth, E. E. (Elmer Ephraim), 1837-1861 -- Portraits
  • Farragut, David Glasgow, 1801-1870 -- Portraits
  • Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 -- Portraits
  • Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 -- Portraits
  • Kellogg, William Pitt, 1831-1918 -- Portraits
  • Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 -- Portraits
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Portraits
  • McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885 -- Portraits
  • Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872 -- Portraits
  • Rockwood, George Gardner, 1832-1911 -- Photographer
  • Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896 -- Photographer
  • Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 -- Portraits
  • Stacy, George -- Photographer
  • Thursby, Emma Cecilia, 1845-1931 -- Portraits

Document Type

  • Albumen prints
  • Cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
  • Engravings (prints)
  • Lithographs.
  • Photographic prints.
  • Photomechanical prints.
  • Portraits.

Subject Organizations

  • D. Appleton and Company
  • E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm)
  • Jeremiah Gurney & Son
  • New York (State). Constitutional Commission (1872-73) -- Portraits

Subject Topics

  • Actors -- Portraits
  • Botanical illustration
  • Church buildings -- New York (State) -- New York -- Photographs.
  • Circus performers -- Portraits
  • Indians Of North America -- Portraits.
  • Soldiers -- United States -- Portraits

Subject Places

  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.