American lithographer and photographer, best known for his [photographic] portraits of the stars of late-19th-century American theater; worked as an illustrator for Currier and Ives before joining with James Major and starting his own lithography business, Sarony & Major, in 1843; firm name changed to Sarony and Company, 1853-1857, and Sarony, Major & Knapp, 1857-1867; left the firm in 1867 and established a photography studio at 37 Union Square
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Item — Box HPC - Cabinet Card - Box 2: Series HPC - Cabinet Cards
Identifier: HPC - Cabinet Cards
Scope and Contents
From the Collection:
The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Majority of material found in 1850-2010