Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Card photographs, generally portraits, which measure 4 1/4 by 6 1/2 inches, including the mount. They were introduced by F. R. Window in 1867 as larger alternatives to the "cartes-de-visite," which measured 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches. The larger size was considered more appropriate for display, allowed for group portraits, and permitted the image to be retouched. The size remained popular until World War I.
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection consists of 5 framed photographs and one framed poem, illustrated. The photographs feature portraits of Walt Whitman. Poem entitled Leaves of Grass.
File — Folder 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection is composed of one sepia-toned cabinet card, 4 ¼”x6 ½” of three children, two girls and one boy, and one adult male, all holding musical instruments. The photograph is identified as "The Hurtt Family." Local photographer C.C. Packard took the photograph and his name is at the bottom of the photograph.
Scope and Contents The photograph of a tillerman of the Kalamazoo Fire Department was taken by photographer M. Reidsema of Kalamazoo, Michigan between the dates of 1891-1895. The address on the front of the photograph, 101 West Main St., indicates where the photographer had his studio as well as the time period the photograph had been taken; 1891-1895. John Reidsema was a photographer in Kalamazoo from 1889-1911. In this picture, a young man wears a cap with the word “TILLERMAN” followed by “KFD” (Kalamazoo Fire...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1891-1895
Abstract The collection is composed of photographs, mainly carte de visites, cabinet cards and miscellaneous photographs of unidentified people taken by Kalamazoo photographers. These photographs more than likely were taken anywhere between 1870 and 1955.
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of one sepia-toned cabinet card, 4 ¼”x6 ½” of three children, two girls and one boy, and one adult male, all holding musical instruments. The photograph is identified as "The Hurtt Family." Local photographer C.C. Packard took the photograph and his name is at the bottom of the photograph.
Dates: ca. 1886
Item — Box 1, Object: 1
Scope and Contents Half length photograph of Walt Whitman, wearing a white hat, seated at small desk, facing left; left hand raised to neck. Photograph by G. Frank E. Pearsall. Caption below reads: "This copy of 'Walt Whitman at Auction' is a personal gift from Charles E. Feinberg."
Item — Box 2, Object: 1
Scope and Contents Photographic print of Walt Whitman seated at desk, leaning on left hand, wearing a white hat, with caption beneath. Caption reads: "Photo'd from life, Sept. '72, Brooklyn, N. Y. by G. F. E. Pearsall, Fulton St. (Printed by C. F. Spieler, Phila.).
Dates: September 1872