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[Unidentified girl, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, seated in chair, holding doll]

[Unidentified girl, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, seate...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 13a. Case: variant of Rinhart 44. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[John McAllister, Jr., full-length portrait, seated in a chair, outdoors on the roof of 48 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia]

[John McAllister, Jr., full-length portrait, seated in a chair, outdoo...

Written on paper label on back of case: J. McAllister jr 1843 taken by W.Y.M. on the roof of old 48. Written on paper label on the side of the case: J. McAllister by W.Y.M. Case: frame design with leaf motif in... More

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

Scratched on back of plate: 312. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Edward John Phelps, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right, arms folded]

[Edward John Phelps, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right...

Lawyer; Second Comptroller of the Treasury, 1851-1853; U.S. Minister to Great Britain; President of the American Bar Association, 1880; Professor of law at Yale University. Alternative identification: E.J. Phil... More

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to right, eyes front, with monocle suspended around neck]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to right, eyes...

Scratched on face of plate: 256; Capt. Dunn. Scratched on back of plate: 127. Alternative identification: Mr. Dunn (Captain Charles Dunn who served in the Black Hawk War and later became Chief Justice of the W... More

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, facing three-quarters to the right]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, facing three-quarters to the ...

Alternative identification: Alexander Hamilton Stephens; A.H. Stephenson (cat. 5). Scratched on face of plate: 274; A.H. Stephens. Scratched on back of plate: 118; A.H. Stevenson, Va. Transfer; U.S. War College... More

[Unidentified portrait], Mathew Brady Photograph, 1850s.

[Unidentified portrait], Mathew Brady Photograph, 1850s.

Photographer unidentified. No image visible. Scratched on back of plate: 242. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified man, about 50 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait, the face nearly in profile to the left]

[Unidentified man, about 50 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait,...

Written in pencil on back of plate: 506(X). Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified man, about 45 years of age, half-length portrait, facing three-quarters to the right, with chin whiskers]

[Unidentified man, about 45 years of age, half-length portrait, facing...

Scratched on face of plate: 193; Dexter. Scratched on back of plate: 29. Alternative identification: Dexter. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Libra... More

[Unidentified group of six women and a boy and girl, three women and the boy are seated in chairs]

[Unidentified group of six women and a boy and girl, three women and t...

Scratched on back of plate: 302. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Charles Edwin West, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Charles Edwin West, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

President of Rutger's College. Scratched on face of plate: 4; West. Scratched on back of plate: 168; West, Rutgers Ins. NY. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920. (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype co... More

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to the right]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to the right]

Scratched on back of plate: 315. Hallmark: Rinhart 46. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified man, probably Thomas Wilson Dorr, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Unidentified man, probably Thomas Wilson Dorr, head-and-shoulders por...

Alternative identifications: Hon. Edward Everett, Massachusetts (cat. 5); Prince Bonaparte. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evans; 1954. Forms part of: Brady-Handy collection (Library of Congress). Forms par... More

[Henry Clay, three-quarter length portrait, three-quarters to the left, facing front, seated, holding cane, tall hat on table with tablecloth]

[Henry Clay, three-quarter length portrait, three-quarters to the left...

Republican Senator from Kentucky, 1806-1807, 1810-1811; Congressman, 1811-1814, 1815-1821, 1823-1825; U.S. Secretary of State, 1825-1829; Whig Senator, 1831-1842, 1849-1852; Democratic Republican candidate for ... More

[Three unidentified women] - Public domain portrait print

[Three unidentified women] - Public domain portrait print

Case: Rinhart 108. Barboza number: 6019.025. Stamped on brass mat: J. P. Ball, Cincinnati. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified woman, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, seated with arm resting on table with tablecloth]

[Unidentified woman, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, seat...

Photographer unidentified. Was part of LOT 8775. Hallmark: [double paschal lamb] 40. Case: variant of Rinhart 53. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1960. Forms part of: Robert Wickliffe Woolley Papers, 1842-1958 (... More

[Unidentified man, about 55 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the left]

[Unidentified man, about 55 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait,...

Alternative identification: H. Wheeler. Scratched on back of plate: H. Wheeler. Taken by Brady, January, 1850. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Lib... More

[Portrait of Luisa Fernanda, Dutchess of Montpensier]

[Portrait of Luisa Fernanda, Dutchess of Montpensier]

Possibly made by British photographer Richard Beauford at the 1851 Crystal Palace Exposition in London; newspaper pasted to the back of the frame refers to Mr. Beauford and the Crystal Palace. Daguerreotype was... More

Five men posed at a fort or trading post, possibly at Scottsbluff, Nebraska, near the Oregon Trail

Five men posed at a fort or trading post, possibly at Scottsbluff, Neb...

Photographer unidentified. Purchase; Dennis A. Waters; 2014; (DLC/PP-2014:146). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Vender : Dennis A. Waters.

[Max Maretzek, half-length portrait, slightly to left, head three-quarters to right]

[Max Maretzek, half-length portrait, slightly to left, head three-quar...

Scratched on face of plate: 31. Scratched on back of plate: 65; 68. Hallmark: [asterisk] Identification provided by Owen Blevins (12/2012) based on a portrait published in "Teresa Parodi and the Italian Opera" ... More

[Unidentified man and woman, three-quarters length portrait, seated]

[Unidentified man and woman, three-quarters length portrait, seated]

Case: birds and fruit design. Stamped on brass mat: F. Grice. Barboza number: 6019.048. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, facing front]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, facing front]

Case: front - floral design; back - central circle motif surrounded by scrolls. Stamped on brass mat: F. Grice. Barboza number: 6019.073. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Dague... More

[Unidentified man and woman, half-length portrait, seated]

[Unidentified man and woman, half-length portrait, seated]

Case: Rinhart 131 variant. Stamped on brass mat: F. Grice. Barboza number: 6019.045. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Portrait of George Burtis Lee, seated with arm resting on table with tablecloth]

[Portrait of George Burtis Lee, seated with arm resting on table with ...

Case: Mixed flowers surrounded by a border of flowers and leaves. Text from velvet pad: Newcomer's Gallery 308 N. 2nd St. Phil'a. Paper pinned to velvet pad: Dec. 18h 1855 G.B. Lee. Purchase; 2008; (DLC/PP-200... More

Unidentified young man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front

Unidentified young man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front

Photograph shows young man with longish hair and light moustache wearing jacket, vest, shirt, and bowtie. Case: Leather; geometric design. Stamped on brass mat: F. Grice. Purchase; Lynn Maillet; 2017; (DLC/PP-... More

Emlen Cresson & son Willie Prichett Cresson

Emlen Cresson & son Willie Prichett Cresson

Possibly by Samuel Broadbent, based on painted backdrop. Case: flowers in central medallion surrounded by scroll design. Inscribed on case: Mascher's Improved Stereoscope, Philada., Patent March 8, 1853. Paper ... More

[Painting of John McAllister, Jr., by Anna C. Peale, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

[Painting of John McAllister, Jr., by Anna C. Peale, head-and-shoulder...

Note found behind plate: Cleaned July 1974 with a solution of water, thiourea, and phospheric acid. Wm. B. Becker, Phila. Pa. Paper label on back of frame: The following was written on the back of this daguerre... More

[Unidentified couple, the man with right arm around the woman's shoulder]

[Unidentified couple, the man with right arm around the woman's should...

Case: mixed flowers. Barboza number: 6019.031. Stamped on brass mat: J. P. Ball, 30 W 4th St. Date based upon address of photographer. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerre... More

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

Case: back only - diamond motif. Barboza number: 6019.030. Stamped on brass mat: Ball & Thomas, 120 W 4th St. Cin. O. Label adhered to cover glass: D5. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms ... More

[Two unidentified women, three-quarter length portrait, facing front]

[Two unidentified women, three-quarter length portrait, facing front]

Photographer unidentified. In passe partout mat in thermoplastic frame. Written on back of frame: 2194. Gift; Charles W. Millard; 1976; (DLC/PP-1976:096). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[View of a sculpture relief "The Spirit's Flight" by E.D. Palmer]

[View of a sculpture relief "The Spirit's Flight" by E.D. Palmer]

Photographer unidentified. Case: central scroll medallion with corner scrolls on front; plain back. Engraved on brass mat: The Spirit's Flight, H.K. Brown, from E.D. Palmer. Gift; Henry K. Bush-Brown; 1934; (DL... More

[Stephen Allen Benson, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the right]

[Stephen Allen Benson, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to ...

Second president of Liberia. Was part of LOT 8554. Identification from engraving in the Twenty-fourth Annual Report of the Board of Managers of the New-York State Colonization Society. New-York : John A. Gray's... More

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to the right, head slightly to the left, with spectacles and full beard]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to the right,...

Scratched on face of plate: 143. Scratched on back of plate: 49; 195. Formerly identified as Cyrus Field. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library ... More

[Daniel Webster, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right]

[Daniel Webster, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right]

Federalist Congressman from New Hampshire, 1813-1817; Whig Congressman from Massachusetts, 1823-1827; Whig Senator from Massachusetts, 1827-1841, 1845-1850; Secretary of State, 1841-1843, 1850-1852. Facing the... More

[Unidentified woman, possibly Mrs. Lucian Barbour]

[Unidentified woman, possibly Mrs. Lucian Barbour]

Case in fragments. Wooden portion has pencil notation: Ma had pretty...(?) Transfer; Manuscript Division (Lucian Barbour Papers); 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:087). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Con... More

[William Allen, half-length portrait, nearly facing front]

[William Allen, half-length portrait, nearly facing front]

Democratic Senator from Ohio, 1837-1849; Governor of Ohio, 1874-1876. Alternative identification: Hon. Elisha H. Alen, Hawaiian minister. Scratched on back of plate: 69. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/P... More

[Solon Borland, half-length portrait, facing three-quarters left]

[Solon Borland, half-length portrait, facing three-quarters left]

Democratic Senator from Arkansas, 1848-1853. Identification from woodcut in Gleason's Pictorial, March 5, 1853, page 152. Scratched on back of plate: 130; Sen. Borland, Arkansas. Transfer; U.S. War College; 192... More

[Occupational portrait of an unidentified man with an engine]

[Occupational portrait of an unidentified man with an engine]

Photographer unidentified. Purchase/exchange; Gary Vroegindewey; 1981; (DLC/PP-1981:380R.1). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Occupational portrait of a watchmaker, three-quarter length, seated at table with watches]

[Occupational portrait of a watchmaker, three-quarter length, seated a...

Photographer unidentified. Case: back only, ornamental circle design. Purchase/exchange; Gary Vroegindewey; 1981; (DLC/PP-1981:380R.18). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[William C. Dawson, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to right]

[William C. Dawson, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to rig...

Whig Congressman from Georgia, 1836-1841; Senator, 1849-1855. Scratched on face of plate: 118; Dawson. Scratched on back of plate: 46. Corners trimmed. Possibly a copy daguerreotype. Transfer; U.S. War College... More

[Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham Lincoln. Three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front]

[Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham Lincoln. Three-quarter length port...

Attribution to Nicolas H. Shepherd based on similarity to daguerreotype of Lincoln received as a pair with this portrait. Hallmark: Rinhart 46. Case: variant of Rinhart 219. Facing the light / H. Pfister. Wash... More

[Occupational portrait of three railroad workers standing on crank handcar]

[Occupational portrait of three railroad workers standing on crank han...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 2. Case: central floral motif surrounded by leaves. Accompanying note: Jacob Lewis Davis, my dear father. Taken when he worked on the railroad. He is the tall man wi... More

[Philander Chase, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to the left with eyes facing front, wearing clerical cap]

[Philander Chase, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to the left wi...

Bishop of Protestant Episcopal church. Identification from lithograph by E.B. and E.C. Kellogg. Copy daguerreotype, probably slightly enlarged from the original. Scratched on face of plate: 184; Bish. Chase. Sc... More

[Cornelius Vanderbilt, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to left, with side whiskers]

[Cornelius Vanderbilt, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to left, ...

Financier. Scratched on face of plate: 159. Scratched on back of plate: 58; Cornelius Vanderbilt. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920. (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congr... More

[Cornelius Vanderbilt, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to left, with side whiskers]

[Cornelius Vanderbilt, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to left, ...

Financier. Scratched on face of plate: 159. Scratched on back of plate: 58; Cornelius Vanderbilt. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920. (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congr... More

[Occupational portrait of a peddler, full-length, standing, facing front, with two bags held at his sides by a harness, neck brace visible between legs]

[Occupational portrait of a peddler, full-length, standing, facing fro...

Case: plain leather, push button. Stamped on mat: Myers. Purchase/exchange; Gary Vroegindewey; 1981; (DLC/PP-1981:380R.11). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: "Rufus Porte... More

Arundel Engine Co. 1850 [Occupational portrait of fire fighters]

Arundel Engine Co. 1850 [Occupational portrait of fire fighters]

Photographer unidentified. Caption below image: Left to right. 1st, unknown, 2nd. Palmer Jefferds, 3rd, unknown, 4th. Capt. Thomas Nowell, 5th. Leach, painter, 6th. William F. Meedy, 7th. Capt. Stone. 8th. Hora... More

[Jacob Thompson, half-length portrait, three-quarters to right]

[Jacob Thompson, half-length portrait, three-quarters to right]

Democratic Congressman, 1839-1851; U.S. Secretary of Interior, 1857-1861. Scratched on face of plate: 239; Jacob Thomp ... , 1857 cabinet. Scratched on back of plate: 136; Jacob Thompson, Cabinet, 1857. Identi... More

[Henry Peters Gray, half-length portrait, head three-quarters to left]

[Henry Peters Gray, half-length portrait, head three-quarters to left]

Artist. Alternative identifications: Washington Irving; Henry Peter Grey. Scratched on back of plate: 41; H.P. Gray. Hallmark: AB. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreo... More

[Cassius Marcellus Clay, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right]

[Cassius Marcellus Clay, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the r...

U.S. Minister to Russia. Scratched on back of plate: Cassius M. Clay. Column in background indicates could possibly be by Southworth and Hawes. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part ... More

[John Bell, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, eyes front]

[John Bell, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, eyes fr...

Whig Congressman from Tennessee, 1827-1841; Secretary of War, 1841; Senator, 1847-1859. Scratched on back of plate: Bell, Hon. John, Tenn. Hallmark: [asterisk] Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:461... More

[Nathaniel Ruggles Childs and Albert Childs, half-length portrait, facing front]

[Nathaniel Ruggles Childs and Albert Childs, half-length portrait, fac...

Hallmark: Plumbe's patent, Oct. 22, 1842. Matted in wooden frame. Written on back of frame: H.C. Nov. 25, 1842. Nathaniel Ruggles & Albert Childs. Purchase; 1970; (DLC/PP-1970:279). Forms part of: Daguerreotype... More

[Cardinal John McCloskey, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the left]

[Cardinal John McCloskey, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters ...

Cardinal. Alternative identification: Bishop McCloskey (cat. 5). Scratched on face of plate: 135; McCloskey. Scratched on back of plate: 204. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920. (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of... More

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

Photographer unidentified. Was part of LOT 8554. Hallmark: Rinhart 29. Transfer; Manuscript Division. The American Colonization Society was organized in 1817 to resettle Afro-Americans in Liberia. Forms part of... More

[Lyman Beecher, half-length portrait, facing front]

[Lyman Beecher, half-length portrait, facing front]

Presbyterian minister. Scratched on face of plate: 122. Scratched on back of plate: 149. Facing the light / H. Pfister. Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1978, p. 297. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920... More

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left]

Scratched on back of plate: 158; 172 [cancelled] Alternative identification: William McKendree Gwin. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Co... More

[George Pope Morris, half-length portrait, facing three-quarters to right, with beard]

[George Pope Morris, half-length portrait, facing three-quarters to ri...

Scratched on face of plate: 142. Scratched on back of plate: 185. Identified by Owen Blevins 8/2014 based on similar photograph of Morris in the Harvard University Library (FAL286206) . Hallmark: Rinhart 9. Tra... More

[Unidentified woman, about 25 years of age, three-quarter length portrait, three-quarters to the right, seated in chair, wearing plaid dress]

[Unidentified woman, about 25 years of age, three-quarter length portr...

Scratched on back of plate: 435. Hallmark: [diamond] Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Jerusha Field, half-length portrait, seated in chair, with arm resting on table with tablecloth]

[Jerusha Field, half-length portrait, seated in chair, with arm restin...

Photographer unidentified. Case: Rinhart 141. Accompanying note: Jerusha Field, Quaker of N.Y. & Peekskill. Gift; Family of William B. Osgood Field; 1997; (DLC/PP-1999:155). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collect... More

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

Photographer unidentified. Case: gothic design. Purchase; 1967; (DLC/PP-1967:040). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified man, friend of Clara Barton, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[Unidentified man, friend of Clara Barton, head-and-shoulders portrait...

Photographer unidentified. Case: variant of Rinhart 123. Accompanying label: Unidentified friend of C. B. Was part of LOT 8492. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1959. Forms part of: Clara Barton Papers, 1834-1918... More

[Three unidentified women, two seated, one standing, facing front]

[Three unidentified women, two seated, one standing, facing front]

Photographer unidentified. Case: back only, plain leather. Gift; Frances Benjamin Johnston. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Li... More

Lucy Stone, half-length portrait of a woman, seated, facing slightly right

Lucy Stone, half-length portrait of a woman, seated, facing slightly r...

Photographer unidentified. No case. Forms part of: Visual materials from the Blackwell family papers. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Transfer; Manuscript Division; 2014; (DLC/PP-... More

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, facing front, seated in chair]

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, facing front, seated in cha...

Case: oval design surrounded by scrolls. Barboza number: 6019.059. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Copy of a painting of an unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[Copy of a painting of an unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portr...

Photographer unidentified. Case: central floral medallion. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Nathaniel Green, half-length portrait, facing front, seated with arm on table with tablecloth]

[Nathaniel Green, half-length portrait, facing front, seated with arm ...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 36a. Case: variant of Rinhart 166. Accompanying note: Nathaniel Green, brother of Levi Green and son of William Green who was wounded in the Battle of Bunker Hill. S... More

[William Young McAllister, three quarter length portrait, facing front

[William Young McAllister, three quarter length portrait, facing front

In paper mat. Written on back: Portrait of W. Y. McAllister taken in the garden of a convent in Nuremburg, Germany. Sep. 13, 1841. The wall of the garden forms the background of the picture. Etched on plate: He... More

[North side of Chestnut Street, below Second Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[North side of Chestnut Street, below Second Street, Philadelphia, Pen...

Attributed to William G. Mason. Signs include: Refrigerators, John Gibson, Wines and Liquors, Hotel. In frame with gold leaf around window opening. Paper label on back of frame: Chestnut Street - North side be... More

[No. 46 to No. 52, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[No. 46 to No. 52, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

Signs on buildings include: Walking Canes, McAllister, McAllister & Son, W.G. Mason Engraver, A.J. McDuffee. In frame with gold leaf around window opening. Paper label on back of frame: View of houses No. 46 to... More

[Unidentified man, about 60 years of age, in Masonic regalia, three-quarter length portrait, three-quarters to the left, seated at table with tablecloth]

[Unidentified man, about 60 years of age, in Masonic regalia, three-qu...

Written on back of plate: 501(X). Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified U.S. Army officer, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to the right, in military uniform]

[Unidentified U.S. Army officer, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly...

Scratched on back of plate: 299. Alternative identification: John Joseph Abercrombie. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produc... More

[Unidentified man, about 30 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the right, with slight beard]

[Unidentified man, about 30 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait,...

Scratched on back of plate: 275; I.(?) G. Fenden at Brady's. Corners rounded. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Ma... More

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right]

Scratched on face of plate: Fowler. Scratched on back of plate: 449. Alternative identification: Fowler (cat. 5). Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (... More

[Rufus Blakeman, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right, facing front, hands folded in lap]

[Rufus Blakeman, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right, fa...

Doctor and president of Fairfield County Medical Association, Greenfield, Connecticut. Identification from reproduction of photograph in New England Medical Monthly, May 1892, opposite page 374. Scratched on fa... More

[Unidentified man and woman, both about 30 years of age, with a child about two years of age seated on woman's knee, full-length portraits, facing front, seated on chairs on carpet]

[Unidentified man and woman, both about 30 years of age, with a child ...

Scratched on back of plate: 178; 196. Two edges trimmed. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left, seated in chair]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left, s...

Scratched on back of plate: 319. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Adolphe Thiers, half-length portrait, facing left, wearing spectacles]

[Adolphe Thiers, half-length portrait, facing left, wearing spectacles...

Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio. Identified by Owen Blevins 1/2013 based on similar image ... More

[William Cranch, half-length portrait, three-quarters to left]

[William Cranch, half-length portrait, three-quarters to left]

Chief Justice of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia. Identification from reproduction of a painting Harvey, History of the Washington National Monument, 1903. (57th Congress, 2nd sess., Senate doc. 2... More

[Nathaniel Bowditch Blunt, head-and-shoulders portrait, head slightly to the right]

[Nathaniel Bowditch Blunt, head-and-shoulders portrait, head slightly ...

Copy daguerreotype. Scratched on back of plate: No. 297. Identification provided by Owen Blevins (12/2012) based on a print in the collection of the New York PubliC Library NYPL Dig ID #1121838. Transfer; U.S. ... More

[Unidentified woman, about 20 years of age, three-quarter length portrait, three-quarters to the left, seated in chair beside small table with tablecloth, wearing bonnet and black lace gloves; hands in lap, one elbow on table on which there is a folded fan]

[Unidentified woman, about 20 years of age, three-quarter length portr...

Scratched on face of plate: 167. Scratched on back of plate: 48. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Ten unidentified young people, four men and one woman are standing, seated in front are two men and three women, all facing nearly front]

[Ten unidentified young people, four men and one woman are standing, s...

Scratched on back of plate: 253. Corners rounded. The woman in the lower right corner is possibly the same woman who is depicted in DAG no. 042A (Source: Owen Blevins 4/2017). Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; ... More

[Unidentified man, about 50 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the left]

[Unidentified man, about 50 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait,...

Scratched on back of plate: 146; 177. Hallmark: Rinhart 21. Same sitter as DAG no. 194. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Prod... More

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age, half-length portrait, facing left]

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age, half-length portrait, facing...

Scratched on back of plate: 257; 283 [canceled] Hallmark: Rinhart 4b. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Bra... More

[Unidentified man and woman, seated, facing front]

[Unidentified man and woman, seated, facing front]

Case: front - Rinhart 162; back - oval surrounded by scrolls. Barboza number: 6019.005. Stamped on silk pad: J. Turpin. Gift; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (L... More

[Unidentified boys, half-length portraits, probably George F. Becker and Alexander Rudolph Becker as children]

[Unidentified boys, half-length portraits, probably George F. Becker a...

Identification based on similarities to carte-de-visite photographs in LOT 6507. Case: front - mixed flowers; back - cross motif. Originally in LOT 6507. George Ferdinand Becker Collection. Date based on age of... More

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, facing front]

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, facing front]

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 29. Case: back only, Rinhart 219. Accompanying note in case: From Wm. Shew's Miniature Case Manufactory, corner of Court and Howard Streets, Boston. Gift; Charles W.... More

[Two unidentified women, three-quarter length portraits, seated]

[Two unidentified women, three-quarter length portraits, seated]

Case: back only, basket weave design. Inscribed on brass mat: Marks. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1995; (DLC/PP-1995:003). Forms part of: Papers of Horace and Anne Montgomerie Traubel, 1824-1979 (Library of C... More

[Unidentified woman, about 25 years of age, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left, facing front]

[Unidentified woman, about 25 years of age, half-length portrait, thre...

Scratched on back of plate: 297. Hallmark: Rinhart 9. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Adeline Tapley Fuller Stowell, as a girl, three-quarters length portrait, facing front, seated on upholstered sofa]

[Adeline Tapley Fuller Stowell, as a girl, three-quarters length portr...

Was part of LOT 7060. Case: Rinhart 86. Accompanying note: Adaline Tapley Fuller, b. 1850, w. of George L. Stowell. Stamped on brass mat: S.H. Whitmore. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1955. Forms part of: Eller... More

[Unidentified woman, three-quarters length portrait, seated with left arm resting on table with tablecloth and book]

[Unidentified woman, three-quarters length portrait, seated with left ...

Case: back only - Rinhart 260. Stamped on brass mat: F. Grice. Barboza number: 6019.049. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, facing left]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, facing left]

Case: ornamental circle theme. Stamped on brass mat: F. Grice. Barboza number: 6019.053. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Gertrude M. Hubbard and baby daughter Mabel]

[Gertrude M. Hubbard and baby daughter Mabel]

Woman holding baby girl. Photographer unidentified. Case: plain leather, push button. Accompanying note: Gertrude M. Hubbard, Mabel Gardiner Hubbard. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1975; (DLC/PP-1975:199). Form... More

Joseph Avery stranded on rocks in the Niagara River

Joseph Avery stranded on rocks in the Niagara River

Three men boating in the Niagara River were overwhelmed by the river's strong current, lost control of their boat, and crashed into a rock. The current carried two men immediately over the Falls to their deaths... More

[Occupational portrait of an unidentified clergyman, three-quarter length, facing front, holding Bible]

[Occupational portrait of an unidentified clergyman, three-quarter len...

Photographer unidentified. Case: plain leather, push button. On inside of mat: Matthew Bartholomew Brady, Minister from Kentucky. Purchase/exchange; Gary Vroegindewey; 1981; (DLC/PP-1981:380R.4). Forms part of:... More

[John Y. Mason, half-length portrait, nearly facing front]

[John Y. Mason, half-length portrait, nearly facing front]

Democratic Congressman from Virginia, 1831-1837; Secretary of the Navy, 1844-1845, 1846-1849; U.S. Attorney General, 1845-1846; U.S. Minister to France, 1854-1859. Identification from picture in The Green Bag, ... More

[Occupational portrait of an unidentified man with mallet and chisel]

[Occupational portrait of an unidentified man with mallet and chisel]

Photographer unidentified. Case: back only, ornamental circle design. Purchase/exchange; Gary Vroegindewey; 1981; (DLC/PP-1981:380R.17). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Asher Brown Durand, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right, head three-quarters to the left, with both hands resting on cane, at right]

[Asher Brown Durand, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right...

Artist (engraver, painter), President of the National Academy of Design. Identification from reproduction of daguerreotype in Newhall, History of Photography, 1949, p. 25. Scratched on back of plate: 157; [unde... More

[Unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[Unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

Case: Mixed flowers surrounded by scrolls. Barboza number: 6019.034. Stamped on brass mat: Ball & Thomas, 120 W 4th St. Cin. O. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype c... More

[James Alfred Pearce, head-and-shoulders portrait, nearly facing front]

[James Alfred Pearce, head-and-shoulders portrait, nearly facing front...

Whig Congressman from Maryland, 1835-1839, 1841-1843; Whig and Democratic Senator, 1843-1862. Scratched on back of plate: 147. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920. (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype... More

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