Georgina Lowell collection of U. S. Civil War photographs
Collection of U.S. Civil War photographs, including cartes-de-visite, stereographs, and prints.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
Extent1.5 linear feet (4 boxes)
Consists of 260 stereographs, 57 cartes-de-visite, and 111 photographic prints. Photographers and publishers include the following: A.E. Alden (Providence, R.I.),Anderson Gallery (Richmond, Va.), E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm), George N. Barnard, Barnard & Gibson, Mathew B. Brady in his New York and Washington D.C. locations, Alexander Gardner,James F. Gibson, T.H. O'Sullivan, and Philip & Solomons.
Arranged into the following series:
- I. Cartes-de-visite
- ___A. Brady's Album Gallery
- ___B. Other cartes-de-visite
- II. Stereographs
- ___A. Photographic history. The war for the Union. War views
- ___B. Photographic incidents of the war
- ___C. Southern scenes in the stereoscope
- ___D. Unlabeled light-yellow mounts
- ___E. Unlabeled yellow mounts
- ___F. Views of Richmond & vicinity, & Petersburg
- III. Other photographs
Immediate Source of Acquisition
2001M-29. Bequest of Georgina Lowell; received: 1924 May 6.
Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
Recataloged from US 6095.20*
- Lowell, Georgina, collector. Georgina Lowell collection of U. S. Civil War photographs, circa 1861-1868: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
- Language of description
- EAD ID
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