Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Older bearded man wearing a tuxedo and long coat sitting down with young girl with hair parted down middle tied with ribbon wearing long dress standing to his left
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A collection of images representing the carte-de-visite, a form of calling card that gained popularity in Europe and the United States during the 19th century. The photographs are either pre, post, or during the U.S. Civil War. One notable item is a photograph taken by William Friese-Green, often credited as the inventor of motion pictures. This collection was acquired by the Library when the International Museum of Art and Science (IMAS) deaccessioned their collection in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1860 - 1884