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Cartes de visite

 Subject
Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
Scope 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 2 Collections and/or Records:

Mary McHenry, 1876

 Item — Box Cartes de visite - Box 1: Series HPC - Cartes de visite; Series STC - People - Identified; Series STC - People - Unidentified; Series STC - Places
Identifier: 2019-VR-025
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,...
Dates: 1876

Tomb of Washington, c. 1859

 Item — Box Cartes de visite - Box 1: Series HPC - Cartes de visite
Identifier: HPC - Cartes de visite
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,...
Dates: c. 1859