Album containing 21 carte de visite photographs, and one tintype, of young US Naval midshipmen--probably cadets at the U.S.
Naval Academy, which had been moved to Newport, Rhode Island during the Civil War--as well as commandants, lieutenants, and
those of other ranks, dated 1863-1867.
1 album (22 photographic prints) : albumen, tintype ; 16 x 12 cm (album)
Album contains 21 carte de visite photographs (approx. 9.5 x 6.3 mm), consisting of paper photographs mounted on thin cardboard
backs, with printed logos of photography studios on verso, some of which are visible and include: Bailey & Silver's Photograph
Gallery of 395-397 Broadway, New York City; Fredricks & Company, at various addresses in New York City (587 Broadway, 179
Fifth Avenue in Madison Square, Fifth Avenue Photography Gallery), Habana, and Paris; Joshua Appleby Williams' Room, Newport,
Rhode Island; Henry Ulke, 278 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C.; Fotografia Benque-Sebastianutti of Trieste; Silli of Nice
and Vichy, France; J.D. Fowler & Co. opposite U.S. Naval Academy, Newport, R.I.; and H. Warren, Waltham, Mass. Also included
is a single small tintype portrait. Cartes de visite and tintype are slipped into sleeves on recto and verso of 15 album leaves,
in which a gilt-framed window has been cut. Eight of the windows are empty.
Bound in brown leather album, decorated with a large embossed central medallion, and four smaller corner medallions; two pairs
of metal clasps and catches along fore-edges (one pair only partially intact); all edges gilt; white moire-patterned endpapers;
stationer's ticket, affixed to lower right corner of front pastedown, reads "Lockwood. 411 Broadway, N.Y."
Spec. Coll. copy: in modern beige clamshell box.
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