Detail View: Ira Wolff Photographic History Collection: Mrs. Stowe, H.W. Beecher, And Father

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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: 
Mrs. Stowe, H.W. Beecher, And Father
Work Agent Name: 
Brady's National Portrait Gallery
Work Agent Name: 
Anthony, E.
Work Agent Name: 
James W. Queen & Co.
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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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34. Mrs. Stowe, H.W. Beecher, and Father
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album index
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Work Description: 
Published by E. Anthony from photographic negative from Brady's National Portrait Gallery. Also imprint of James W. Queen & Co., Phila.
Civil War Carte-de-Visite Album
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Image Title: 
Mrs. Stowe, H.W. Beecher, And Father
Image Work Type: 
digital image