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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 3 Collections and/or Records:

Carte de visite; Washington as a Mason

 Item — Box 1 - Waldsmith - cabinet cards: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; Waldsmith CC61
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...
Dates: 1856-1981

George Washington

 Item — Box Cartes de visite - Box 1: Series HPC - Cartes de visite; Series STC - People - Identified; Series STC - People - Unidentified; Series STC - Places
Identifier: STC-47
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...
Dates: 1859-1868

George Washington and Abraham Lincoln

 Item — Box Cartes de visite - Box 1: Series HPC - Cartes de visite; Series STC - People - Identified; Series STC - People - Unidentified; Series STC - Places
Identifier: STC-49
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...
Dates: 1859-1868