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Bell Studio, Washington DC

The Library of Congress C. M. Bell Studio CollectionCreated by: Library Of CongressDated: 1885
Unidentified woman
C. M. Bell Studio of photographic portraits worked in Washington DC from 1873 until 1916. Charles Milton Bell (1848-1893) was one of Washington's leading portrait photographers. His studio became known for its large collection of portraits of Washington notables, including politicians, leading businessmen and educators, embassy officials and distinguished visitors from other countries, church leaders, athletes and entertainers, and members of Washington's black middle class. The Library of Congress C. M. Bell Studio Collection comprises of over 25,000 glass plate negatives.

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General William B. Taliaferro in uniform

General William B. Taliaferro in uniform

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date from photographer's logbook. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. Genera... more

[Fidelia Taylor, bust portrait, facing slightly right] / Bell's Photo. Art Gallery.

[Fidelia Taylor, bust portrait, facing slightly right] / Bell's Photo....

Title devised by Library staff. Printed on mount: Bell's Photo. Art Gallery 425th 7th St., Washington, D.C. Forms part of: 19th century portraits, ... from the Clara Barton Papers.

[Joseph E. Holmes, Washington, D.C., at 87 years, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right] / C.M. Bell.

[Joseph E. Holmes, Washington, D.C., at 87 years, head-and-shoulders p...

Title devised by Library staff. Printed on mount: C.M. Bell 463-465 Penna. Ave., 701 Fifteenth St. Washington, D.C. Forms part of: 19th century portraits, ... from the Clara Barton Papers.

Unidentified man

Unidentified man

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Fuller, Miss

Fuller, Miss

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on span of years for C.M. Bell collection of glass negatives. Gift; Ame... more

Ray, Hon. J.W

Ray, Hon. J.W

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Hanger, J.E. man with artificial limb

Hanger, J.E. man with artificial limb

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by L... more

Bell, Mrs. C.J

Bell, Mrs. C.J

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on span of years for C.M. Bell collection of glass negatives. Gift; Ame... more

Unidentified man

Unidentified man

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Nelson, Hon. Knute

Nelson, Hon. Knute

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Unidentified man

Unidentified man

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Jackson, A.S

Jackson, A.S

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Unidentified woman

Unidentified woman

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Vincent, J.I

Vincent, J.I

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Cheathau, Hon. H.P

Cheathau, Hon. H.P

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on span of years for C.M. Bell collection of glass negatives. Gift; Ame... more

Martin, Hon. L.S

Martin, Hon. L.S

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Nota... more

Gibson, J.A

Gibson, J.A

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Boynton, A.V

Boynton, A.V

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Unidentified woman

Unidentified woman

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Unidentified man

Unidentified man

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Barber, A.L

Barber, A.L

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on span of years for C.M. Bell collection of glass negatives. Gift; Ame... more

Cottman, L.A.A

Cottman, L.A.A

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Unidentified man

Unidentified man

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Unidentified man

Unidentified man

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Simmons, Rev. T

Simmons, Rev. T

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Paret, Bishop

Paret, Bishop

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Unidentified woman

Unidentified woman

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Unidentified man

Unidentified man

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Hon. J. O'Donnell

Hon. J. O'Donnell

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Probably James O'Donnell, Congressman from Michigan (Source: Congressional Biograp... more

Unidentified child

Unidentified child

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Webb, Wm

Webb, Wm

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Nota... more

Unidentified woman

Unidentified woman

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Rockhill, Mrs. W.W

Rockhill, Mrs. W.W

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on span of years for C.M. Bell collection of glass negatives. Gift; Ame... more

Hailey, Hon. John

Hailey, Hon. John

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Moutt, Senor

Moutt, Senor

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on span of years for C.M. Bell collection of glass negatives. Gift; Ame... more

Bayard, Hon. L.F

Bayard, Hon. L.F

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Unidentified man

Unidentified man

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Funston, Hon. E.H

Funston, Hon. E.H

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Nota... more

Unidentified woman

Unidentified woman

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Unidentified child

Unidentified child

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Allison, Senator

Allison, Senator

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

LaPorte, S

LaPorte, S

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Nota... more

Unidentified man

Unidentified man

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Unidentified woman

Unidentified woman

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Blume, Mrs

Blume, Mrs

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by L... more

Unidentified woman

Unidentified woman

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Frank, Hon. A

Frank, Hon. A

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Allen, F. Dr

Allen, F. Dr

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Unidentified woman

Unidentified woman

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Horton, Dexter

Horton, Dexter

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Unidentified group

Unidentified group

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Massie, Mrs

Massie, Mrs

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by L... more

Dunnell, Hon. M.H

Dunnell, Hon. M.H

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Unidentified man

Unidentified man

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Unidentified man

Unidentified man

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Unidentified man

Unidentified man

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Capt. R.W. Meade

Capt. R.W. Meade

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on span of years for C.M. Bell collection of glass negatives. Gift; Ame... more

Unidentified group

Unidentified group

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Taulbee, Hon. W.P

Taulbee, Hon. W.P

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Nota... more

Unidentified woman

Unidentified woman

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Unidentified woman

Unidentified woman

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Unidentified group

Unidentified group

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Unidentified group

Unidentified group

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Lansing, Hon. F

Lansing, Hon. F

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Nota... more

Unidentified group

Unidentified group

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Burrows, Hon. J.C

Burrows, Hon. J.C

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Nota... more

NO CAPTION

NO CAPTION

Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.... more

McKinley, William

McKinley, William

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by L... more

Toole, Hon. J.K

Toole, Hon. J.K

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Donohue, R

Donohue, R

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Thomas, W.W

Thomas, W.W

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Parker, A

Parker, A

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Unidentified group

Unidentified group

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Stewart, Hon. C

Stewart, Hon. C

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Blodgett, Hon. Rufus

Blodgett, Hon. Rufus

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Unidentified man

Unidentified man

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Unidentified child

Unidentified child

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Unidentified group

Unidentified group

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Unidentified child; silhouette

Unidentified child; silhouette

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Throckmorton, Josephene

Throckmorton, Josephene

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Nota... more

Brewer, Mrs. Justice

Brewer, Mrs. Justice

Photograph shows Louise R. (Landon) Brewer (1839-1898), first wife of David Josiah Brewer (1837-1910), Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. (Source: Yale University Library, Guide to the Brewer Family Pape... more

Unidentified man

Unidentified man

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Proctor, Hon. Redfield

Proctor, Hon. Redfield

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Nota... more

Jordan, D.J

Jordan, D.J

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

McKinley, Hon. William

McKinley, Hon. William

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Nota... more

C.P. Garrett

C.P. Garrett

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Unidentified man

Unidentified man

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Unidentified group

Unidentified group

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Weymouth, Hon. G.W

Weymouth, Hon. G.W

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by L... more

Brierly, F.K

Brierly, F.K

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... more

Brewer, Justice

Brewer, Justice

Photograph shows David Josiah Brewer (1837-1910), Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. (Source: Yale University Library, Guide to the Brewer Family Papers, MS 99) Title is name of sitter or person who order... more

Foraker, Hon

Foraker, Hon

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by L... more

Allen, Hon. J.B

Allen, Hon. J.B

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Nota... more

Lansing, Hon. F

Lansing, Hon. F

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Nota... more

Unidentified man

Unidentified man

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Unidentified woman

Unidentified woman

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Unidentified group

Unidentified group

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Unidentified man

Unidentified man

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

Unidentified man

Unidentified man

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.M. Bell Collec... more

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