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Albumen prints

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Photographic prints having albumen as the binder; always black-and-white, though they may be toned to a monochrome hue.

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

Album of Carr family portrait photographs, 1865-1899

 Item — Oversize 14: Series 3
Call Number: MSS 8, Series III
Scope and Contents: Comprises portrait photographs of individual members of the Carr family. The inside front cover of the album is inscribed: "The Children of T.W. Carr, Rector of Barming." Mounts of the photographs have been labeled in a single (much later?) hand. The majority of photographs appear to be albumen prints.The album includes portraits of T.W. Carr, Harriet Carr, Mary Carr, Thomas Carr, Robert Carr, Al (Alured) Carr, Laura Carr, Frank Carr, and Margaret Carr. The first photograph depicts...
Dates: 1865-1899

George H. Bissell papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 788
Overview: The papers consist of printed material, business records, and photographs that document the Bissell family and the foundations of the American petroleum industry in the 1850s. The collection is bound in seven volumes: two volumes of printed material relating to petroleum and other industries, three volumes of records of the Pennsylvania Rock Oil Company and the Adirondack Pulp Mills that document the creation and early growth of the companies, and two Bissell family photograph albums.
Dates: 1855-circa 1920 1855-1882, bulk 1855-1882

Church of St. Thomas of Canterbury, Whichelsea, 5th September 1895 / Eastbourne Regatta Day, 9th September 1895 , 1895 September

 Item — Oversize 1: Series 3, Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 12, Series III
Scope and Contents: The photo on the front depicts the Church of St. Thomas of Canterbury, clad in heavy ivy.

The photo on the reverse depicts Eastbourne Regatta Day (rowing). The image shows large crowds at water's edge, awaiting the regatta.
Dates: 1895 September

W. W. H. Davis papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-1323
Overview: The W. W. H. Davis Papers consist of correspondence, writings, journals, diaries, drawings, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia which document the life and career of W. W. H. Davis. The five scrapbooks chronicle Davis's participation in the Mexican War and Civil War, service in New Mexico, and his interest in Democratic party politics. The correspondence and memorabilia in the scrapbooks are arranged according to major themes. The autobiographical writings series contains essays...
Dates: 1846-1896, bulk 1846-1864

Drawing Room at Melton Mowbray / Morning in India , 1880s or 1890s

 Item — Oversize 1: Series 3, Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 12, Series III
Scope and Contents: Photo on the front is labeled in pen and ink, "Drawing Room at Melton Mowbray." It depicts a large Victorian drawing room, heavily furnished and decorated. Several framed paintings and mirrors hang on the walls, and many ornaments adorn surfaces around the room. A woman sits reading a newspaper and a large dog sleeps at her feet. Another woman knits. Photo on the reverse is labeled, in pen and ink, "Morning in India." It depicts a brushy hill seen from a distance, with dense scrubby...
Dates: 1880s or 1890s

Four images of scenes in China / Two images of Funchal (?) , circa 1900

 Item — Oversize 1: Series 3, Folder: 3
Call Number: MSS 12, Series III
Scope and Contents: Four images of various scenes in China, some of architecture, one rooftop view of a village, and one scene of a woman in Western dress holding an infant at some sort of stone building. Two images of Madeira, one labeled "Camara de Lobos." Possibly related to Mariannhill Mission/Monastery, represented in other images belonging to the same set of former album pages.
Dates: circa 1900

Four images of scenes in China / Two images of unidentified street scenes, possibly in Funchal , circa 1900

 Item — Oversize 1: Series 3, Folder: 3
Call Number: MSS 12, Series III
Scope and Contents: The four albumen prints of scenes in China depict art, architecture, and local people. The images may be associated with the Mariannhill Missionaries.
Dates: circa 1900

Father Carney Gavin legacy collection of Holy Land photographs

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1724
Overview: The Father Carney Gavin legacy collection of Holy Land photographs documents early photography of Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia in the 1860s and 1870s, as well as early twentieth century archaeological excavations and travel in Iraq, Greece, Egypt, and Palestine. Included are images by M. J. Diness, the Bonfils family, Francis Frith, Abdullah frères, G. Lékégian, J. P. Sébah, and Zangaki. Also present are stereoscopic views of Jerusalem and Palestine...
Dates: 1820-2013, bulk 1860-1993

Harrow Road School portrait, girls , 1897

 Item — Oversize 1: Series 3, Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 12, Series III
Scope and Contents: School portrait of a group of girls aged about ten. The girls all wear what appear to be their best dresses, not uniforms. A female teacher sits in the middle of the group, and another woman stands at top right. Potted plants are placed around the front row of seated girls. Print is mounted on a decorative card with information about the Royal family, and a celebratory message: "1837 Sixty Years Happy and Glorious Reign 1897."
Dates: 1897

Harrow Road School portrait, older boys , 1897

 Item — Oversize 1: Series 3, Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 12, Series III
Scope and Contents: Portrait of a class of boys aged roughly twelve or thirteen. Their teacher stands to the left of the group. All boys wear suits, not uniforms, and several have academic medals pinned to their jackets. A small marquee has "Harrow Road [?]" chalked on it. Print is mounted on a decorative card with information about the Royal family printed on it and a celebratory message: "1837 Sixty Years Happy and Glorious Reign 1897."
Dates: 1897

Harrow Road School portrait, young boys , 1897

 Item — Oversize 1: Series 3, Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 12, Series III
Scope and Contents: Portrait of thirty young schoolboys with their teacher, who stands at the back of the group. There is a small marquee on which is chalked "Harrow Road, II," perhaps indicating second year students. The boys appear to be about six or seven years of age. Print is mounted on a decorative card with information about the Royal family printed on it and a celebratory message: "1837 Sixty Years Happy and Glorious Reign 1897."
Dates: 1897

Alfred A. Hart and Carleton E. Watkins Stereographs of the Central Pacific Railroad

 Collection
Call Number: WA Photos 1265
Overview: Albumen stereographs and half stereographs published by Alfred A. Hart and Carleton E. Watkins of the construction of the Central Pacific Railroad in California and Utah, 1865-1869.
Dates: 1865-1869

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

William Henry Jackson photographs of Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Utah, and Mexico

 Collection
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 215
Overview: Photographs taken by William Henry Jackson and published by W.H. Jackson & Co. of Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Utah, and Mexico, circa 1880s.
Dates: circa 1880s

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

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, 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