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Cartes de visite

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 121 Collections and/or Records:

Young Man with Mustache

 Item — Box Cartes de visite - Box 1: Series STC - People - Identified; Series STC - People - Unidentified; Series STC - Places
Identifier: STC-52
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of 80 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