Cartes-de-visite photographs of individuals in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Scope and Contents
Cartes-de-visite photographs, tintypes, and a cabinet card photograph created by photographers in Salt Lake City, Utah of individuals, ca. 1860-1880. Images consist chiefly of portraits depicting men, women, and children. An image by the studio of Fox & Symons depicts the organ of the Tabernacle, probably decorated for the Sabbath School Union Jubilee celebration, July 1874. Other identified images by C. R. Savage depict the exterior of the Tabernacle and a geological feature, known as the Black Rock, on the shore of the Great Salt Lake. Photographers represented include: Marsena Cannon, Charles W. Carter, J. Olsen, C. R. Savage, and the studios of Fox & Symons and Savage & Ottinger, in addition to images by unidentified photographers.
- circa 1860-1880
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Existence and Location of Copies
The entire collection is available in digital form.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from Clive Farahar and Sophie Dupre on the Frederick W. and Carrie S. Beinecke Fund for Western Americana, 2001.
43 Photographic Prints : b&w ; 15.0 x 9.5 cm. on mounts 16.3 x 10.7 cm. and smaller
Language of Materials
This collection guide was devised from a single-level bibliopgrahic record (created in 2004), folder titles, as well as item-level description records, which were created during the digtitization of the collection.
- Cabinet photographs
- Cannon, Marsena, 1851-1902
- Carter, C. W.
- Cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
- Fox & Symons (Firm)
- Fox, Amelia
- Great Salt Lake (Utah) -- Pictorial works
- Ottinger, George M. (George Martin), 1833-1917
- Photographic prints
- Salt Lake City (Utah) -- Social life and customs
- Savage & Ottinger
- Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909
- Studio portraits
- Symons, Charles W. (Charles William), 1845-1934
- Tabernacle (Salt Lake City, Utah) -- Organs -- Pictorial works
- Tabernacle (Salt Lake City, Utah) -- Pictorial works
- Tintypes (prints)
- Guide to the Cartes-de-visite photographs of individuals in Salt Lake City, Utah.
- Beinecke staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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