Ambrotypes of students of Fort Edward Institute, ca. 1861

Collection Data

Description
Portraits of men, including Mr. Landt; James Reynolds, Pine Ridge, N.Y.; Henry J. Prendegast; Albert Warner, Buffalo; John McDonald, Hagersville, P.O., Walpole, Ga.(?); Horace A. Gaylord, Ashford, Conn.; A. S. Spencer (?), Waterbury, Conn.; George G. Green, Clarksboro, New Jersey; John Birl (?), Chazy, N.Y..
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1861 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: MFY 94-400
Topics
Fort Edward Institute (Fort Edward, N.Y.) -- Students
Genres
Portraits
Ambrotypes.
Ambrotypes-Colored.
Paste papers (Paper).
Photographs
Notes
Title devised by cataloger.
Source characteristics: Cases are similar, each with ring attached for hanging portrait, gilt mats, and paste paper backings. Most are identified on verso of cases, some with inscriptions to Alfred Warner. Includes some images that are tinted.
Acquisition: Part of a gift of 16 portraits of classmates of Alfred Warner (donor's brother) at Fort Edward Institute, ca. 1861.
Ownership: Transferred from Rare Books and Manuscripts Division, 1988; gift of Clarence M. Warner, 1916.
Physical Description
Extent: 12 photographic prints : ambrotypes ; 3 1/4 x 4 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12032551
Other local Identifier: NYPG95-F14
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8f0be6c0-4297-0132-fdd6-58d385a7bbd0
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