Cartes de visite
Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic termsScope Note: Card photographs; mounts measure approximately 4 x 2.5 in. (10 x 6 cm.). Introduced in the United States in 1859; made into the 1900s.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Item — Box Cartes de visite - Box 1: Series HPC - Cartes de visite; Series STC - People - Identified; Series STC - People - Unidentified; Series STC - Places
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of 79 photographs which belonged to Miss Sarah C. Tracy (later Mrs. Upton H. Herbert), resident secretary at Mount Vernon during the Civil War years. The pictures most of which are cartes de visite were collected by Miss Tracy; some were obviously presented to her, after the fashion of the day, and are inscribed. Besides the one of herself there are three of Mount Vernon which must date from the years of her residence. Others include Leeds Castle, the English seat of Thomas, Lord...