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To the Hone. Jno. Hancock, Esqre. president of ye Continental Congress, this map of the seat of civil war in America, is respectfully inscribed by his most obedient humble servant, B. Romans.

To the Hone. Jno. Hancock, Esqre. president of ye Continental Congress...

Scale ca. 1:320,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Indexed for points of interest. Insets with indexes: Plan of Boston and its environs, 1775.--A view of the lines thrown up on Boston Neck; by the min... more

Geographical history of the rail road regiment, 89th regiment of Illinois vols. infantry. [1862-1865]

Geographical history of the rail road regiment, 89th regiment of Illin...

Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 77.6 Map of parts of Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia showing the operations of the 89th regiment of Illinois volunteers. The regiment was first attached t... more

The Metropolitan Sanitary Fair - the art gallery

The Metropolitan Sanitary Fair - the art gallery

Illustration shows people viewing paintings at event in New York City to raise money for the Civil War; page also includes poem "Dead" by Theo. P. Cook and beginning of story "Maritana" by Lizzie Campbell. Titl... more

Cold Harbor Hanover County, Virginia

Cold Harbor Hanover County, Virginia

One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. This item is in the Map... more

Vessels destroyed at Norfolk 1861.

Vessels destroyed at Norfolk 1861.

Sketch map of "U.S. Navy Yard" vicinity at Portsmouth (Va.) showing buildings, shipbuilding docks, drydock, buoys, and locations of the scuttled U.S. ships "Pennsylvania", "Columbia", "Raritan", and "Delaware".... more

Map of portion of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Virginia

Map of portion of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Virginia

One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. Oriented with north tow... more

Sunset view of Fort Sumter before the bombardment [1861]

Sunset view of Fort Sumter before the bombardment [1861]

Engraving by N. Orr [?] of drawing by H. Fenn. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Civil War Forts Sumter 1861; Shelf.

Swift Creek area, Chesterfield and Prince George Counties, Virginia

Swift Creek area, Chesterfield and Prince George Counties, Virginia

One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. This item is in the Map... more

Affair of the Wmsbg Road or Fair Oaks No. 2, Oct. 26-27-2864

Affair of the Wmsbg Road or Fair Oaks No. 2, Oct. 26-27-2864

One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing Civil War battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. This item is ... more

Map of the Chaffin's Bluff area of Henrico County, Virginia

Map of the Chaffin's Bluff area of Henrico County, Virginia

Additional annotations made in pencil. Map shows federal and Confederate positions September 28, 1864. One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included i... more

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Edwin M. Stanton to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, April 05, 1865 (Telegram concerning Secretary Seward's injury)
Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Louis Eliel to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, December 12, 1860 (Wants to know Lincoln's position on secession)
Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Albert V. Colburn to Hudson, October 1861 (Telegram regarding military affairs; endorsed by William Seward to Lincoln)

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: A...

Telegram regarding military affairs; endorsed by William Seward to Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Joseph A. Gilmore to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, March 09, 1864 (Telegram reporting New Hampshire election results)

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: J...

Telegram reporting New Hampshire election results

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: John Brough to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, July 20, 1864 (Introduction; endorsed by Andrew G. Curtin)
Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Cuthbert Bullitt to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, March 03, 1864 (Telegram reporting Louisiana election results)
Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Morton McMichael to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, April 13, 1865 (Telegram concerning national day of thanksgiving)
Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: William S. Roberts to Edward S. Sanford, Tuesday, November 04, 1862 (Telegram reporting New York election results)
Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Elihu B. Washburne to Abraham Lincoln, Sunday, March 16, 1862 (Telegram regarding military affairs at Cairo)
[Joshua R. Giddings, half-length poirtrait, facing slightly right]

[Joshua R. Giddings, half-length poirtrait, facing slightly right]

Congressman from Ohio, 1838-1859. Scratched on back of plate: 322. Copy daguerreotype. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produ... more

[Unidentified man, about 70 years of age, half-length portrait, facing three-quarters to the left]

[Unidentified man, about 70 years of age, half-length portrait, facing...

Scratched on back of plate: 26. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left, eyes facing front, with beard]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left, e...

Scratched on back of plate: 122; 164. Corners trimmed. Alternative identification: Charles William Cathcart. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Libra... more

[Stephen Arnold Douglas, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to left]

[Stephen Arnold Douglas, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to left...

Democratic Congressman from Illinois, 1843-1847; Senator, 1847-1861. Hallmark: J ROUSSEAU & CO. Written on back of plate: Douglas Facing the light / H. Pfister. Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1978,... more

[John Peter Van Ness, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[John Peter Van Ness, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

Scratched on face of plate: 103; Van Ness, NY. Scratched on back of plate: 111. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920. (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by ... more

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age, half-length portrait, head three-quarters to the left, resting arm on back of chair, wearing plaid coat]

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age, half-length portrait, head t...

Scratched on back of plate: 39. Written in pencil on back of plate: 39. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew B... more

[Unidentified man, about 45 years of age, half-length portrait, facing three-quarters to the right, with chin whiskers]

[Unidentified man, about 45 years of age, half-length portrait, facing...

Scratched on face of plate: 193; Dexter. Scratched on back of plate: 29. Alternative identification: Dexter. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Libra... more

[A. Oakey Hall, half-length portrait, three-quarters to right, eyes front]

[A. Oakey Hall, half-length portrait, three-quarters to right, eyes fr...

Mayor of New York City. Identification from engraving of a later photograph by Sarony in Daily graphic, March 31, 1883, p. 221. Scratched on back of plate: 109; Oakey Hall. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DL... more

[Unidentified woman, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, seated beside small table with tablecloth]

[Unidentified woman, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, seat...

Scratched on back of plate: 336. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age, half-length portrait, three-quarters to left]

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age, half-length portrait, three-...

Scratched on back of plate: 138. Hallmark: Rinhart 9. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[John M. Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the left, in military uniform]

[John M. Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to th...

U.S. Army Bvt. Colonel. Scratched on back of plate: 329; Bvt. Col. Jno. M. Washington. 4th arty. lost on Steamer San Francisco. Corners trimmed. Hallmark: Rinhart 9. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920. (DLC/PP-19... more

[Gerard Hallock, half-length portrait, facing front, with chin whiskers]

[Gerard Hallock, half-length portrait, facing front, with chin whisker...

Journalist. Alternative identifications: Halleck; Haloc. Scratched on back of plate: Halock from NY. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Co... more

[William C. Bouck, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[William C. Bouck, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

Governor of New York. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified man, about 50 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait, nearly facing front, slightly to the right]

[Unidentified man, about 50 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait,...

Scratched on back of plate: 259. Corners trimmed. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age, three-quarter length portrait, slightly to the right, head three-quarters to the left, seated in chair, one hand in waistcoat, with full beard]

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age, three-quarter length portrai...

Scratched on back of plate: 76; 177 [cancelled] Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Two unidentified girls, about three and five years of age, the younger child seated in high chair, older one standing beside her on left, both nearly facing front]

[Two unidentified girls, about three and five years of age, the younge...

Scratched on back of plate: 98. Hallmark: [paschal lamb] 40 [Upside down A] Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Math... more

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

Scratched on back of plate: 361. Hallmark: Rinhart 2. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified woman, about 60 years of age, full-length portrait, facing front, seated beside small table with tablecloth and handbag, wearing white cap]

[Unidentified woman, about 60 years of age, full-length portrait, faci...

Scratched on face of plate: 178. Scratched on back of plate: 80; 90. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Bra... more

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left, with mustache and side whiskers]

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age, half-length portrait, three-...

Scratched on face of plate: 154. Scratched on back of plate: 278; 271. Edges trimmed. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produc... more

[Unidentified woman in theatrical costume]

[Unidentified woman in theatrical costume]

Alternative identification: Madame Augusta (cat. 5). Scratched on face of plate: 86; Augusta. Scratched on back of plate: 455. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype... more

[Unidentified man, about 35 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to right, with full beard]

[Unidentified man, about 35 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait,...

Alternative identification: James Speed. Scratched on back of plate: 117; 436 [canceled] Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Pro... more

[Nathaniel Bowditch Blunt, head-and-shoulders portrait, head slightly to the right]

[Nathaniel Bowditch Blunt, head-and-shoulders portrait, head slightly ...

Copy daguerreotype. Scratched on back of plate: No. 297. Identification provided by Owen Blevins (12/2012) based on a print in the collection of the New York PubliC Library NYPL Dig ID #1121838. Transfer; U.S. ... more

[Colonel William Gates, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the right, in military uniform]

[Colonel William Gates, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to...

Colonel, U.S. Army; Governor of Tampico, Mexico, 1846-1848. Scratched on back of plate: 327; Col. Gates, USA. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Libr... more

[William Kent, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right, wearing white waistcoat]

[William Kent, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right, wear...

Scratched on back of plate: 81; 245. Identified by Owen Blevins 8/2014 based on lithograph by Charles Chester Buttre in the Harvard University Library. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). For... more

[George Bush, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the right, with spectacles]

[George Bush, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the right...

Identification from engraving by H.W. Smith on frontispiece of Memoirs and reminiscences of the late Prof. George Bush, edited by Woodbury M. Fernald, 1860. Image in engraving is similar, but not identical to t... more

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to the right]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to the right]

Scratched on back of plate: 315. Hallmark: Rinhart 46. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to right, eyes front, with monocle suspended around neck]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to right, eyes...

Scratched on face of plate: 256; Capt. Dunn. Scratched on back of plate: 127. Alternative identification: Mr. Dunn (Captain Charles Dunn who served in the Black Hawk War and later became Chief Justice of the W... more

[William Murray, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the left]

[William Murray, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the le...

Scratched on back of plate: 36; Murry. Alternative identification: William M. Murray (cat. 5). Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920. (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress... more

[Unidentified man, about 45 years of age, half-length portrait, slightly to the left]

[Unidentified man, about 45 years of age, half-length portrait, slight...

Alternative identification: Fitzpatrick (cat. 5). Scratched on face of plate: 33; Fitzpatrick. Scratched on back of plate: 292; Sen from [?] Identified by Owen Blevins 4/2017 based on similar image in the Biogr... more

[Unidentified group of six women and a boy and girl, three women and the boy are seated in chairs]

[Unidentified group of six women and a boy and girl, three women and t...

Scratched on back of plate: 302. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[James Bruce Elgin, 8th Earl of Elgin, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to right]

[James Bruce Elgin, 8th Earl of Elgin, head-and-shoulders portrait, th...

Identification from a woodcut engraving from an ambrotype by Brady in Harper's Weekly, June 6, 1857, p. 357. Corners trimmed. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evans; 1954. Forms part of: Brady-Handy collectio... more

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

Alternative identification: John J. Crittenden or Thomas L. Crittenden. Scratched on back of plate: Crittendon. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evans; 1954. Forms part of: Brady-Handy collection (Library of ... more

[Unidentified military officer, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, standing, in uniform, with sword]

[Unidentified military officer, three-quarter length portrait, facing ...

Title devised by Library staff based on information from National Archives photograph no. 111-B-5731. Alternative identification: Col. Thomas Staniford (cat. 5). Scratched on back of plate: 382. Transfer; U.S. ... more

[Unidentified woman]

[Unidentified woman]

Scratched on face of plate: 187; Betty Bliss. Scratched on back of plate: 447. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by M... more

[Mr. Simms, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left]

[Mr. Simms, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left]

Scratched on back of plate: 121. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920. (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified man, possibly Marshall P. Wilder, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to right]

[Unidentified man, possibly Marshall P. Wilder, head-and-shoulders por...

Scratched on back of plate: D... Webster. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evans; 1954. Forms part of: Brady-Handy collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congres... more

[Pliny Earle, three-quarters to left]

[Pliny Earle, three-quarters to left]

Author and physician. Identification from Sanborn's Life of Earle. Scratched on face of plate: 39; Earle. Scratched on back of plate: 113 Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Da... more

[Unidentified man, about 55 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the left]

[Unidentified man, about 55 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait,...

Scratched on back of plate: 89. Hallmark: Rinhart 9. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right, with side whiskers]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right, ...

Scratched on back of plate: 169; 293 [cancelled]; 295. Alternative identification: Stephen Vail, proprietor of the Speedwell Iron Works, Morristown, N.J. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920. (DLC/PP-1920:46153). F... more

[Joseph Vance, half-length portrait, slightly to the left]

[Joseph Vance, half-length portrait, slightly to the left]

Democratic Congressman from Ohio, 1822-1835; Governor, 1836-1838; Whig Congressman, 1843-1847. Scratched on face of plate: 165. Scratched on back of plate: 285; Gov. Vance, Ohio. Transfer; U.S. War College; 192... more

[Shepherd Knapp, half-length portrait, slightly to right, eyes front]

[Shepherd Knapp, half-length portrait, slightly to right, eyes front]

Leather merchant and later a banker in New York City. Scratched on face of plate: 206; Shepherd Knapp. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920. (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of ... more

[Unidentified man, probably Thomas Wilson Dorr, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Unidentified man, probably Thomas Wilson Dorr, head-and-shoulders por...

Alternative identifications: Hon. Edward Everett, Massachusetts (cat. 5); Prince Bonaparte. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evans; 1954. Forms part of: Brady-Handy collection (Library of Congress). Forms par... more

[Hugh Brady, half-length portrait, facing front, in civilian dress]

[Hugh Brady, half-length portrait, facing front, in civilian dress]

U.S. Army General. Scratched on face of plate: 150. Scratched on back of plate: Gen. Brady. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). ... more

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right]

Paper label on cover glass: Emilio Burnet. Alternative identification: Emilio Burnet (cat. 5). In oval brass mat. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (... more

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the right]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the ...

Scratched on face of plate: 37; Hunt. Scratched on back of plate: 280. Alternative identification: Mr. Hunt (cat. 5). Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collecti... more

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age, half-length portrait, facing front, seated with hand on table]

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age, half-length portrait, facing...

Scratched on back of plate: 339. Hallmark: Rinhart 31b. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Eugene Sue, half-length portrait, facing slightly left, wearing ribbon]

[Eugene Sue, half-length portrait, facing slightly left, wearing ribbo...

Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio. Identification and date based on lithograph in the collec... more

[Charles James Napier, three-quarter length portrait, facing right]

[Charles James Napier, three-quarter length portrait, facing right]

Alternative identifications: G.F. (or Q.F.) Yung (cat. 5); Hunt. Identified by Owen Blevins (12/2012) based on a similar image in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery (London). Transfer; U.S. War Col... more

[Unidentified man, about 30 years of age, half-length portrait, facing front, holding a cane in one hand]

[Unidentified man, about 30 years of age, half-length portrait, facing...

Scratched on back of plate: 359. Corners trimmed. Hallmark: Rinhart 31a. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew ... more

[Unidentified copy of a daguerreotype portrait of a woman]

[Unidentified copy of a daguerreotype portrait of a woman]

Scratched on back of plate: 212. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

Scratched on back of plate: 301. Hallmark: Rinhart 31a. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified man, about 30 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the left, with chin whiskers]

[Unidentified man, about 30 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait,...

Scratched on back of plate: 189; 295. Corners rounded. Possibly a portrait of John Bigelow based on similarity to image LC-BH82- 4625 in Brady-Handy Photograph Collection (Source: Owen Blevins 4/2017). Transfer... more

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, facing slightly left, eyes front]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, facing slightly left, eyes fr...

Scratched on back of plate: 30. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Samuel F. B. Morse, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Samuel F. B. Morse, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

Produced by Mathew Brady's studio. Scratched on face of plate: 139. Scratched on back of plate: 15; 294 Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of... more

[Rosalie Henriette Bediez Laborde, full-length portrait of a woman, three-quarters to right, standing, in costume with lace apron, holding bouquet]

[Rosalie Henriette Bediez Laborde, full-length portrait of a woman, th...

French opera singer. Identification from woodcut in Ballou's Pictorial, June 25, 1859, page 401. Alternative identifications: Madame Sabonde (cat. 5); Villaume. Scratched on face of plate: 213; Mad. Laborde. Sc... more