Detail View: Ira Wolff Photographic History Collection: Robert E. Lee

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Collection Name: 
Ira Wolff Photographic History Collection
Collection Description: 
The Ira Wolff Photographic History Collection consists of approximately 7,000 original photographs and 7,000 publications, largely from the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. As a whole, the collection traces the invention of photography, the scientific and technical components of its development, the history of photomechanical printing, vernacular photographic practices, and the medium's role in social and cultural documentation. The digitized portion of the collection focuses exclusively on private photographic albums ranging from cartes-de-visite albums to travel albums.
Work Type: 
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
Work Title: 
Robert E. Lee
Work Agent Name: 
New York photographic
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Subject Term: 
United States¬óHistory¬óCivil War, 1861-1865
Location Name: 
New York
Location Name: 
New York
Repository Location Name: 
University of Colorado Boulder Special Collections Department
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Work Measurements: 
3.25 in. (H) x 2.25 in. (W)
albumen process
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Inscription Text: 
9. Gen. Lee
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Inscription Position: 
album index
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Cultural Context Vocab: 
Civil War Carte-de-Visite Album
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Image Rights: 
The organization that has made the Item available believes that the Item is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Item may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries. Please refer to the organization that has made the Item available for more information. URI:
Image Title: 
Robert E. Lee
Image Work Type: 
digital image