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Card Photographs

Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
Scope Note: Paper photographic prints made by a variety of processes on commercially produced cardboard mounts of standard sizes (with some variation). Introduced in the 1850s. This term includes negatives and unmounted photographic prints intended for such standard mounts. Often portraits.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

No. 194. - The Tomb of Washington., 1859-1860

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 059
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and an international collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.
Dates: 1859-1860