This class includes portraits of leading individuals, bucloic nature scenes and other depictions of average life during the nineteenth and early twentieth century.
The object is a carte de visite-size engraving featuring a bust-length portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln
Alexand er Gardner and Edward Anthony
Seated portrait of A. Lincoln by Alexander Gardner. BM; "Published by E. Anthony...From Photographic Negative from Brady's..."
Alexander Gardner and Philip and Solomons
The object is a black and white vignette portrait of Abraham Lincoln assassination co-conspirator David E. Herold; The verso contains a back mark image of Washington D.C. landmarks; It also features a George Washington two cent stamp.
Charles DeForest Fredricks and Lewis J. Powers
The black and white Carte de Visite features an artist's conception of John Wilkes Booth being tempted by the Devil
Alexand er Gardner and Philip and Solomons
The black and white Carte de Visite depicts depicts Lincoln assasssination coconspirator Lewis Thornton Powell (also known as Payne and other aliases) standing, with his hand in shackles; The card is trimmed at its top corners
Stephen James Ferris, Philadelphia Pho. Co., and J. A. Arthur
An apotheosis view of Abraham Lincoln embracing George Washington as Washington holds a laurel wreath over Lincoln's head.
William J. Baker
The carte de visite features black and white image of William H. Seward, standing at far right, with ten members of a diplomatic party visiting Trenton High Falls, New York
McPherson and Oliver and McAllister and Brothers
The carte de visite photograph depicts a former slave, Gordon, with severe scars on back from whipping; Printed text on verso describes the image; The image was widely circulated by Northern abolitionists to illustrate the brutality of slavery; The image originally appeared in the July 4, 1863, edition of Harper's Weekly along with an account of Gordon's escape and was attributed to McPhearson & Oliver in Baton Rouge; However, the image was later pirated by McAllister & Brothers and other entities
Charles DeForest Fredricks
The Carte de Visite features a standing, left-side portrait of General George B. McClellan, holding binoculars; In this portrait in profile by C. D. Fredricks, one of Brady's principal rivals in New York, General George McClellan poses with a pair of binoculars; After the brutal battle of Antietam (September 1862), when McClellan failed to further advance on the weakened enemy, President Lincoln lost confidence in his general and removed him from service as head of the Army of the Potomac; Two years later Lincoln defeated McClellan, who ran against him as the Democratic Party candidate for president
Charles DeForest Fredricks and Coddington and Davidson
The black and white Carte de Visite captures a standing John Wilkes Booth from his left side; It is a period copy of an original photo by C.D. Fredricks
Austin Augustus Turner and D. Appleton and Co.
The Carte de Visite features a black and white bust-length portrait of C.L. Vallandigham, which is mounted to a white paper card; The card features a double-lined border around its parameter.