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[CDV portraits of Union Army officers and statesmen]

Alexander Gardner (American, 1821-1882) (Photographer), Bradley & Rulofson (American, active 1863-1890) (Photographer), Unknown (Photographer), Philp & Solomons (American, active 1860s-1870s) (Publisher (Photographic))
Other Names:
President Abraham Lincoln (American, 1809-1865) (Subject), President Ulysses S. Grant (American, 1822-1885) (Subject)
[CDV portraits of Union Army officers and statesmen]
Albumen silver print
Overall: 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 x 2 3/8 in. (15.5 x 23.5 x 6 cm)
Credit Line:
Transferred from the New York Public Library General Research Division, 1991.
Photography Collection
Object Number:
MFY 05-3315
Photograph album with CDV portraits. Brown leather exterior with gilt edges. Brass hinges on right edge. Photographs inserted in cut-out panels, mostly two per leaf. First few pages are disbound. Many subjects identified in ms on mounts. Fair condition overall. Cover is detached; spine is loose but intact. Pages are yellowed with dirt smudges and stains throughout. Most photographs are in fair condition overall; most reveal the effects of oxidation through fading and discoloration, in addition to some foxing in isolated areas.
Studio portraits of Union Army generals, officers and dignitaries including Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, Winfield Scott, George Armstrong Custer, and William Tecumseh Sherman.