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Cabinet photographs

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Card photographs, generally portraits, which measure 4 1/4 by 6 1/2 inches, including the mount. They were introduced by F. R. Window in 1867 as larger alternatives to the "cartes-de-visite," which measured 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches. The larger size was considered more appropriate for display, allowed for group portraits, and permitted the image to be retouched. The size remained popular until World War I.

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

John Sawyer Brooks papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1435
Overview: The John Sawyer Brooks Papers contain correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs and drawings, and other papers, most relating to missionaries and mission administration at the Mendi Mission in Sierra Leone, 1851-1859. Also present are papers relating to the Mount Pleasant Mission in Peel Township, Ontario, 1846-1855, and to the Brooks family, 1850s-circa 2000.
Dates: 1846-2000, bulk 1851-1859

Jonathan Edwards collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 151
Overview: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, documents, printed materials, photographs, and artifacts documenting the lives and work of Jonathan Edwards and his family. Jonathan Edwards' papers contain the great majority of his surviving manuscripts. These include over one thousand sermons; private theological and philosophical notebooks, including the nine volume "Miscellanies" and four volume "Notes on the Scripture;" Edwards'interleaved Bible. In addition, there...
Dates: 1696-1972, bulk 1726-1758

Hetty Mitchell , 1899

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 4
Call Number: MSS 12, Series I
Scope and Contents: Photograph preserved in envelope which reads, on inside of the flap, "Hetty Mitchell. June 3, 1889." Presumably, this portrait depicts Hetty. It shows a young woman in her 20s or 30s, wearing a domestic servant's uniform.
Dates: 1899

Carroll T. Hobart papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-2396
Overview: The papers document Carroll T. Hobart's involvement in the Yellowstone Park Improvement Company and the Northern Pacific Railroad through correspondence, photographs, printed material, and documents. The correspondence consists mostly of Hobart's business correspondence. Principal correspondents include his wife Alice, his contractor brother Charles F. Hobart, and T. F. Oakes and Robert Harris of the Northern Pacific Railroad. The photographs include images of Yellowstone National Park by F....
Dates: 1871-1904

Paul Kagan utopian communities collection

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-1737
Overview: The collection contains both primary and secondary source material accumulated by Kagan while conducting research for his book, New World Utopias: A Photographic History of the Search for Community. In addition to personal correspondence pertaining to his research, and drafts of his manuscript for the book and related writings, Kagan's collection contains letters, photographs, documents, notes, writings, and other visual material and printed material, which document 19th and 20th century...
Dates: 1845-1986, bulk 1910-1975

Livingston family papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 680
Overview: The Livingston Family Papers spans the eighteenth through the twenty-first centuries, and represents six generations of descendants of John Livingston (1750-1822) of Oak Hill and their relatives by marriage in the Curran, Mulford, Hopkins, and Rogers families. The correspondence, legal and land records, photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, graphics, ephemera, and printed material chronicle the families' business and social lives, travels, interests, and investments. Also documented are their...
Dates: 1702-2003, bulk 1850-2003

Mabel Dodge Luhan papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 196
Overview: The Luhan papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, scrapbooks and personal papers documenting the life and work of Mabel Dodge Luhan.Series I, Correspondence, consists chiefly of incoming letters from family, friends, fans and publishers. Luhan's activities and relationships in New York and New Mexico, with artists, writers, labor leaders and Native American Indians, are well documented. Correspondents include John Evans, John Collier, Gertrude and Leo Stein, Hutchins...
Dates: 1859-1961, bulk 1913-1951

Keith Marshall collection of photographs

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 12
Overview: The collection comprises 147 photographs from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with representative images of Great Britain, South Africa, New Zealand, Madeira, East Asia, and other locations (many unidentified).
Dates: circa 1880-circa 1920

Maude Douglas portrait, bust-length profile, white dress , 1890s

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 2
Call Number: MSS 12, Series I
Scope and Contents: Portrait of Maude Douglas by Brown, Barnes, and Bell of Liverpool. Image shows Maude in profile, wearing a low-necked white dress or blouse that sits loosely on her shoulders. Her hair is pinned up in an informal way, not stiffly styled, and she has a fringe of curls framing her face. She wears no jewelry. Her lack of adornment, her naturalistic hairstyle and her soft neckline suggest that this photograph was taken perhaps as a performer's 'head-shot,' showcasing her natural features and beauty...
Dates: 1890s

Maude Douglas portrait, bust length, wool coat , 1891

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 2
Call Number: MSS 12, Series I
Scope and Contents: Signed on reverse, "Maude. Feb'y 1891." Image shows Maude looking straight at the camera, wearing a heavy coat and a feather-trimmed hat. She wears a brooch at her neck, but no other jewelry.
Dates: 1891

Maude Douglas portrait, checked blouse and pin , 1896

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 2
Call Number: MSS 12, Series I
Scope and Contents: Portrait of Maude Douglas is signed on reverse: "With Love from Maude/ D'cr [December] 9th 96." Image shows Maude looking straight at the camera, with curly bangs above her forehead. She wears a simple high-necked gingham or checked blouse, pinned at the neck with a small brooch.
Dates: 1896

Maude Douglas portrait, full length, Greco-Roman gown , 1892

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 3
Call Number: MSS 12, Series I
Scope and Contents: Print is signed on back, "To Bertie with much love from Maudie." Image is of Maude standing with arms clasped behind her head. She wears a loosely-fitting, draped gown suggestive of ancient Greek or Roman style. She has a solid metallic bracelet on her right arm, and she wears heavy makeup.
Dates: 1892

Maude Douglas portrait, full length seated, 'royal' costume, , 1892

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 3
Call Number: MSS 12, Series I
Scope and Contents: Maude is shown here wearing a regal looking costume, consisting of a cap with pheasant feathers, a fur-trimmed striped bodice with dark fabric bib and cuffed sleeves (cuffs are a pale velvety material, with frilly wrists), a cape decorated with spangles, tasseled epaulets, thick black tights and low heeled black shoes. She is wearing heavy makeup, with her eyes lined and lips rouged. The print is signed, "With love from Maudie/ Jan 29th 92."
Dates: 1892

Maude Douglas portrait, full length seated, white dress , 1892

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 2
Call Number: MSS 12, Series I
Scope and Contents: This image and the profile image in the same group appear to have been taken at the same time, as part of a series. The print is dated "April 1892" in graphite on reverse. Maude is shown here in a loose and diaphanous white gown, with open sleeves that drape over her shoulders. Tassels adorn the dress at the arms and one at the waist. She wears no jewelry and her hair is done in a soft, natural, style.
Dates: 1892

Maude Douglas portrait, military costume , 1892 April

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 3
Call Number: MSS 12, Series I
Scope and Contents: Print is inscribed "April 1892" in graphite on reverse. Image shows Maude Douglas wearing a short military costume, consisting of a jacket embroidered with braid and piping and with wide lightweight cuffs, a sword slung across her body, a linked metallic belt with flags or some other military imagery stamped on each panel, a colorful sash, a cap, and gloves. Maude wears only thick pale-colored tights on her legs, with dark shiny boots that rise to mid-calf. She poses in a salute, with one hand...
Dates: 1892 April

Maude Douglas portrait, military costume, seated , 1892 April

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 3
Call Number: MSS 12, Series I
Scope and Contents: The second of two portraits taken of Maude in her short military costume. This image shows Maude seated on the wooden table that appears in the other portrait. She appears to hold a cigarette or some other small item in her right hand, between the first two fingers. Image is dated "April 1892" in graphite on reverse.
Dates: 1892 April

Carl Mautz collection of Peter Britt photographs

 Collection
Call Number: WA Photos 865
Overview: 171 carte-de-visite photographs; 53 cabinet photographs; 61 tintypes, including 1 cased double portrait; 1 cased ambrotype; 20 stereographs; 10 mounted prints; 4 photographic postcards; 5 photographs; and printed material by or relating to photographer Peter Britt, circa 1850s-circa 2000. Collected by Carl Mautz. Photographs are chiefly studio portraits of men, women, and children, including Peter Britt, Amalia Grobb Britt, Amalia Britt, and Emil Britt. Stereographs in the collection depict...
Dates: circa 1850s-circa 2000, bulk circa 1850s-circa 1880s

Maria H. Dehon Polk collection of Constant Coquelin

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 453
Overview: Chiefly letters from Coquelin to Maria H. Dehon, including ALS and manuscript transcriptions, and photographs. Also present are a small amount of other correspondence, writings by Coquelin, including an undated holograph of a work on Moliére's Tartuffe, published in 1884, printed materials concerning the Maison de retraite des vieux comédiens, other ephemera, and clippings. Letters from Coquelin, 1894-1908 and undated, concern his friendship with Dehon, their travels, and Coquelin's...
Dates: [ca. 1884]-1934

Portrait of an unidentified female performer , 1880s or 1890s

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 4
Call Number: MSS 12, Series I
Scope and Contents: An unidentified female performer, likely from London, is pictured in this print. She stands with hands at her hips, wearing a revealing costume composed of a frilled eyelet blouse with long full sleeves, a vest and shorts of a pale color with dark edging, pale tights, and white shoes.
Dates: 1880s or 1890s

Portrait of three young men , 1890s

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 4
Call Number: MSS 12, Series I
Scope and Contents: Portrait of three young men, all dressed in suits. They pose together on a couch, a chair, and a table in what appears to be the photographer's studio. There is no indication of the identity of the three men or the occasion of this portrait. This photograph was found with other photographs and envelopes bearing a Cambridge University (St. John's College) address, so it is possible that the three men are students at the University, possibly at St. John's College.
Dates: 1890s