Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope 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 2 Collections and/or Records:
Mabel Dodge Luhan papers
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
Flora Stieglitz Straus collection of Stieglitz family papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 89
Overview: The Flora Stieglitz Straus Collection of Stieglitz Family Papers consists of letters, photographs, printed materials, journals, and a scrapbook documenting the lives of Alfred Stieglitz's extended family. Included in the first series, Stieglitz Family Papers, are letters between family members, a draft of an autobiography by Edward J. Stieglitz, and biographical information about Julius Stieglitz. Series II, Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O'Keeffe, contains a number of letters from Stieglitz and...