Scope and Content
Title: Photograph album of United States naval cadets and officers
Date (inclusive): 1863-1867
Collection number: 94/274
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.
Abstract: 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.
Language: Finding aid is written in
Language of the Material:
Materials are in English.
University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections
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Restrictions on Access
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[Identification of item], Photograph album of United States naval cadets and officers (Collection 94/274). UCLA Library Special
Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.
UCLA Catalog Record ID
Scope and Content
Many of the cadets are wearing uniforms of the United States Navy, with anchor insignias visible on jacket lapels. Captions
in pencil on frame below each photograph, including those frames from which the photograph has been removed. Photographs of
the naval midshipmen and officers, are identified as: Midshipman Wm. Garty Little, Oct. 1866; Midshipman J.H. Dayton; A.P.
Schack; Class of '66. Midshipman Wm. G. Little; USS Amphitrite (photo removed); Master Schmidt, US Navy; Lieut. J.D. Marvin
US Navy; (photo removed); Master F.W. Dickens (photo removed); Commander Donald MacNeill Fairfax, USN, Commandant of Midshipman
1864-65 (photo removed); Midshipman Frank Turnbull; Midshipman M.B. Field; Augustus Floyd Delafield; Lieut. Alfred T. Mahan
US Navy; Midshipman R.H. Cooper; Midshipman J.C. Kennett; Mid[shipma]n Maxwell; Mid[shipma]n G.A. Norris; Mid[shipma]n Hy
Whelen; Lieut. Tecumseh Steele (photo removed); Asst. Eng[inee]r. Messimer, USS Colorado 1867; Mid[shipma]n H.C. White; Martin
Armentrout; Asst. Paymaster H.P. Tuttle, USS Macedonian 1863; Maury; Mid[shipma]n W.H. Parker; Mid[shipma]n Ackley; Mid[shipma]n
John J. Hunter & Wm. H. Parker (photo removed); Mid[shipme]n J. Taft and David Stuart (photo removed); Mid[shipma]n J.R. Adams;
Mid[shipma]n Bramhall (photo removed).
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Tuttle, Horace Parnell, 1837-1923 --Photographs.
United States. Navy --History --19th century --Sources.
United States. Navy --Officers --Photographs.
Midshipmen --United States --Photographs.
Genres and Forms of Material
Cartes de visite.
Other Index Terms Related to this Collection
Ulke, Henry, 1821-1910, photographer.
Warren, Henry F., photographer.
Fowler, John D., photographer.
J.D. Fowler & Co., photographer.
Bailey & Silver's Photograph Gallery, photographer.
Silli (Firm : Nice & Vichy, France), photographer.
Fotografia Benque-Sebastianutti, photographer.
Charles D. Fredricks & Co., photographer.
Samuel Bowles and Company, printer.
Geo. R. Lockwood & Son.