sábado, 4 de noviembre de 2017

Links: "Harvard Fine Arts Library Special Collections" : 10.989 photographic prints on "cartes de visite.5,884 photographic prints on cabinet card



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  • Finding aids: Inventory available in repository.
  • Published: ca. 1858-ca. 1900.
  • Description: 10,989 photographic prints on carte de visite mounts : albumen, some hand colored ; 10 x 6 cm. Arranged alphabetically by photographer.
  • Summary: Carte-de-visite portraits of American Civil War officers, soldiers, and statesmen, including Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis; Queen Victoria, members of the Royal family, the Cabinet, and her Prime Ministers; descendents of Napoleon I; European nobility and heads of state; writers, composers, and artists; and various other people, both notable and unknown, from different classes, nationalities, ethnic groups, and professions. Also included are reproductions of political cartoons, prints, and paintings; and some views of places and events.
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    Portrait collection of the Fine Arts Library, Harvard University cabinet cards.
  • Finding aids: Inventory available in repository.
  • Published: 1866-ca. 1930.
  • Description: 5,884 photographic prints on cabinet card mounts : b&w, some hand colored ; most 17 x 11 cm. Arranged alphabetically by photographer.
  • Summary: Mostly cabinet card portraits, including many late-19th century theatrical performers and socially prominent people in New York City, U.S. presidents, politicians, Civil War figures, businessmen, financiers, industrialists, activists, authors, scientists, physicians, clergy, boxers, and other athletes; foreign dignitaries and ambassadors to the U.S.; the British monarchy, prime ministers, and administrators; European kings and queens, nobility, heads of state, and the Russian Imperial family; and various other people, both notable and unknown, from different classes, nationalities, ethnic groups, and professions. Also included are some reproductions of prints and paintings, views of places and events, unmounted photographic prints, and a few postcards. Of special note: London Stereoscopic Company instructional series on boxing and wrestling.
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  • What am I searching? HOLLIS Images is the Harvard Library's dedicated image catalog. It includes content from archives, museums, libraries, and other collections throughout Harvard University. Access to the catalog is open to the general public.

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