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[Mrs. John Tyler, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[Mrs. John Tyler, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

Title devised by Library staff. Photo of portrait.

Lola Montes - Countess of Landsfeld

Lola Montes - Countess of Landsfeld

Portrait, three-quarters length, in her youth. LOT subdivision subject: Portraits - Women [K - Unidentified]. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Lithograph by Sarony & Major, 11... more

Mary Abigail Fillmore, hostess for President Fillmore at White House

Mary Abigail Fillmore, hostess for President Fillmore at White House

Photograph showing Mary Fillmore, head-and-shoulder portrait, facing front. Title from item. Photo of portrait.

Mme. Vtor. Hugo / peint par Louis Boullanger ; gravé par Célistin Nanteuil.

Mme. Vtor. Hugo / peint par Louis Boullanger ; gravé par Célistin Nant...

Three-quarter length portrait of Madame Victor Hugo (Adèle Hugo, 1803-1868), standing, facing right. Plate from: L'Artiste (1839). Date based on information from Bibliotèque nationale de France.

[Unidentified woman, possibly Jane Fiske, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[Unidentified woman, possibly Jane Fiske, head-and-shoulders portrait,...

Photographer unidentified. Accompanying note: Jane and Lyman Fiske, mother and father of Harrison Grey Fiske. Case: double case, mixed flowers variant. In same case with DAG no. 1069. Transfer; Manuscript Divis... more

[Copy of a painting of an unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[Copy of a painting of an unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portr...

Photographer unidentified. Case: central floral medallion. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Copy of a painting of an unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portrait]

[Copy of a painting of an unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portr...

Photographer unidentified. Case: Rinhart 112. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Joannette Clark Benjamin, three-quarter length portrait of a woman, facing front, seated]

[Joannette Clark Benjamin, three-quarter length portrait of a woman, f...

Possibly maternal grandmother of photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston. Photographer unidentified. Case: Rinhart 133. Gift; Frances Benjamin Johnston. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston collection (Libra... more

[Clark sisters, five women, three-quarter length portraits, all facing front]

[Clark sisters, five women, three-quarter length portraits, all facing...

Grandmother and aunts of photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston. Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: 40. Case: Rinhart 63. Accompanying note in case on stationery of the Arts Club of Washington, in handwriting... more

Sarah York Jackson, daughter-in-law and White House hostess for President Jackson

Sarah York Jackson, daughter-in-law and White House hostess for Presid...

Photograph showing Sarah Jackson, head-and-shoulder portrait, facing left. Title from item. Photo of portrait.

[Madame De Lara, head-and-shoulders portrait of a woman, three-quarters view, facing left]

[Madame De Lara, head-and-shoulders portrait of a woman, three-quarter...

Photographer unidentified. Identification from label on front of case: Madam De Lara (Cuba). Case: central quadrafoil surrounded by scrolls. Gift; Mrs. G.M. Parkhurst; 1926; (DLC/PP-1926:46952). Forms part of: ... more

[Unidentified woman, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, with bonnet, arm resting on table with tablecloth; books on table]

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

Photographer unidentified. Case: variant of Rinhart 123. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, seated, facing front]

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, seated, facing front]

Photographer unidentified. Case: front made by LC conservation office; back variant of Rinhart 131. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, facing front, seated in chair]

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, facing front, seated in cha...

Case: oval design surrounded by scrolls. Barboza number: 6019.059. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Lucy Stone, half-length portrait of a woman, seated, facing front]

[Lucy Stone, half-length portrait of a woman, seated, facing front]

Photographer unidentified. Case: bouquet of flowers. Forms part of: Visual materials from the Blackwell family papers. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Transfer; LC Manuscript Divi... more

Margaret Fuller

Margaret Fuller

Margaret Fuller, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Published in: American women : a Library of Congress guide for the study of women's history and culture in the United States / edited by Sheridan Harve... more

[Anne Dudley Roberts, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, as a girl]

[Anne Dudley Roberts, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, as ...

Photographer unidentified. Was part of LOT 7060. Case: front: Rinhart 118; back: central circle surrounded by scrolls. Accompanying note: Annie L. Dudley (Roberts). Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1955. Forms pa... more

[Unidentified woman and girl]

[Unidentified woman and girl]

Case: front - Rinhart 120; back - Rinhart 195. Barboza number: 6019.070. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Copy of a painting of an unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Copy of a painting of an unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portr...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 13a. Case: front, variant of Rinhart 140; plain back. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified girl, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, seated in chair, holding doll]

[Unidentified girl, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, seate...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 13a. Case: variant of Rinhart 44. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Emlen Cresson, his mother Sarah Emlen Cresson, his wife Priscilla Prichett Cresson, and his mother-in-law Mrs. Edith Hatten Prichett in a group family portrait]

[Emlen Cresson, his mother Sarah Emlen Cresson, his wife Priscilla Pri...

Case: bowl of flowers variant. Purchase; 2005; (DLC/PP-2005:020). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified woman, about 25 years of age, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left, the head nearly in profile]

[Unidentified woman, about 25 years of age, half-length portrait, thre...

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

[Ruth Fitts, three-quarter length portrait of a woman, full face]

[Ruth Fitts, three-quarter length portrait of a woman, full face]

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 32. Case: variant of Rinhart 124. Accompanying label: Ruth Fitz (Mrs. Chester Fitz) of Charlton. Was part of LOT 8492. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1959. Forms par... 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 woman, about 35 years of age, half-length portrait, slightly to the right, head in profile to the right]

[Unidentified woman, about 35 years of age, half-length portrait, slig...

Scratched on face of plate: 168. Scratched on back of plate: 25 [canceled]; 154. Hallmark : unidentified. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library ... more

[Unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right]

[Unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly righ...

Hallmark: Rinhart 31b. Scratched on back of plate: 360. 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, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

Same sitter as DAG no. 116. Hallmark: Rinhart 31. Scratched on back of plate: 304. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced ... 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

[Unidentified woman, about 25 years of age, half-length portrait, three-quarters to right, wearing white lace shawl]

[Unidentified woman, about 25 years of age, half-length portrait, thre...

Scratched on face of plate: 174. Scratched on back of plate: 116 [canceled]; 125. Corners trimmed. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Con... more

[Anna Bishop, three-quarter length portrait, facing slightly right, seated in chair]

[Anna Bishop, three-quarter length portrait, facing slightly right, se...

In oval brass mat. Identified by Owen Blevins 8/2014 based on similar daguerreotype of Bishop in the Harvard Theatre Collection. Alternative identification: Jenny Lind. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP... more

[Unidentified man and woman, both about 30 years of age, with a child about two years of age seated on woman's knee, full-length portraits, facing front, seated on chairs on carpet]

[Unidentified man and woman, both about 30 years of age, with a child ...

Scratched on back of plate: 178; 196. Two edges 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 woman, about 35 years of age, three-quarter length portrait, three-quarters to the left, facing front, standing beside table with tablecloth and open book,]

[Unidentified woman, about 35 years of age, three-quarter length portr...

Scratched on face of plate: 215; Hotchkiss. Scratched on back of plate: 85. Alternative identification: Mrs. Hotchkiss (cat. 5). Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreoty... more

[Unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to left, eyes right]

[Unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to left, ey...

Copy of DAG no. 304. Scratched on face of plate: 180. Scratched on back of plate: 11 [canceled]; 116. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of C... more

[Military officer and a woman, the officer in uniform, standing, facing front, the woman seated, on the left, nearly full face]

[Military officer and a woman, the officer in uniform, standing, facin...

Photograph shows portrait of military officer and unidentified woman, probably his wife. Title devised by Library staff based on information from National Archives photograph no. 111-B-5731. Scratched on face o... more

[Portrait of an unidentified woman with two parts in her hair] / C. Fischer.

[Portrait of an unidentified woman with two parts in her hair] / C. Fi...

Case: scroll design. "C. Fischer, 1845" engraved on the daguerreotype plate. "C. Fischer" may be a pseudonym for a German person of nobility. Title devised by Library staff. Purchase; 2007; (DLC/PP-2007:103.3).... more

[Unidentified woman, half length portrait, seated with left arm resting on table with tablecloth]

[Unidentified woman, half length portrait, seated with left arm restin...

Case: Rinhart 141. Barboza number: 6019.032. Stamped on brass mat: J. P. Ball, Cincinnati. Date based upon address of photographer. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreoty... more

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, facing front, seated in chair with arm resting on table with tablecloth]

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, facing front, seated in cha...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 49. Case: front, central oval surrounded by scroll; back, variant of Rinhart 123. Accompanying label inside back of case: Wm. Shew, miniature case maker and dealer i... more

[Unidentified man and woman, seated, facing front]

[Unidentified man and woman, seated, facing front]

Case: front - Rinhart 162; back - oval surrounded by scrolls. Barboza number: 6019.005. Stamped on silk pad: J. Turpin. Gift; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (L... more

[Unidentified woman, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, seated with arm resting on table with tablecloth]

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

Photographer unidentified. Was part of LOT 8775. Hallmark: [double paschal lamb] 40. Case: variant of Rinhart 53. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1960. Forms part of: Robert Wickliffe Woolley Papers, 1842-1958 (... more

Jenny Lind

Jenny Lind

Print shows Jenny Lind, three-quarter length portrait, seated to the right, facing slightly left, wearing an off-the-shoulder dress, with flowers in her hair and with her hands on her lap. Title from item. At h... more

[Unidentified woman, three-quarter length portrait, three-quarters to left, seated next to table with tablecloth]

[Unidentified woman, three-quarter length portrait, three-quarters to ...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: either Rinhart 2 or Rinhart 29. Case: front, variant of Rinhart 140; back, Rinhart 120. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Woman with unopened parasol, half-length portrait, facing front]

[Woman with unopened parasol, half-length portrait, facing front]

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Portraits of rulers, politicians ... relating to the reign of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, p. 45, lower left. Handwritten at top of album page: Opera singers.

[Full-length portrait of a woman, standing, turned right, facing front, holding a book]

[Full-length portrait of a woman, standing, turned right, facing front...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Portraits of rulers, politicians ... relating to the reign of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, p. 45, lower right. Handwritten at top of album page: Opera singers. On vers... more

[Ann Minerva "Nannie" Rodgers Macomb, three-quarter length portrait, facing right, seated in chair with arm resting on table with tablecloth]

[Ann Minerva "Nannie" Rodgers Macomb, three-quarter length portrait, f...

Photographer unidentified. Case: mixed flowers printed in gold on plain leather case. Accompanying label: Mrs. John N. Macomb (Ann Rodgers) 1826-1916. Gift; Mrs. Alexander Macomb; 1976; (DLC/PP-1976:307). Forms... more

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, facing front]

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, facing front]

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 29. Case: back only, Rinhart 219. Accompanying note in case: From Wm. Shew's Miniature Case Manufactory, corner of Court and Howard Streets, Boston. Gift; Charles W.... more

[Unidentified woman, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, with arm resting on table]

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

Scratched on back of plate: 220. 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.

[Woman, half-length portrait, seated, facing front]

[Woman, half-length portrait, seated, facing front]

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Portraits of rulers, politicians ... relating to the reign of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, p. 43, lower left. Handwritten at top of album page: Opera singers. Handwrit... more

[Half-length portrait of a woman, seated, facing front]

[Half-length portrait of a woman, seated, facing front]

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Portraits of rulers, politicians ... relating to the reign of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, p. 46, upper left. Handwritten at top of album page: Opera singers. On verso... more

[Fanny Longfellow, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[Fanny Longfellow, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

[Louise-Marie-Thérèse de Bourbon, Princesse de France] / Luigi Rossi dis dal vero ; Léon-Noël litog.

[Louise-Marie-Thérèse de Bourbon, Princesse de France] / Luigi Rossi d...

Print showing Louise-Marie-Thérèse de Bourbon, three-quarter length portrait, facing slightly left, with right hand resting on a table, in front of a picture of a man with two children. Title devised by Library... more

[Half-length portrait of a woman, seated, facing front]

[Half-length portrait of a woman, seated, facing front]

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Portraits of rulers, politicians ... relating to the reign of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, p. 46, lower left. Handwritten at top of album page: Opera singers. On verso... more

[Mrs. Stevens Everett, bust-length portrait, facing right]

[Mrs. Stevens Everett, bust-length portrait, facing right]

Case: plain leather, push button. Label in case: Mrs. Stevens Everett (Dear). No electronic surrogate available. Transfer; Manuscript Division (Henry L. Abbot family papers); 2004; (DLC/PP-2004:044). Forms part... more

[Mary Ann Bartlett, three-quarter length portrait of a woman, seated, beside table with books and tablecloth]

[Mary Ann Bartlett, three-quarter length portrait of a woman, seated, ...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 2. Case: central floral motif surrounded by scrolls. Accompanying label: Paul's mother. Died May 4, 1901. Transfer; LC Manuscript Division (gift, Mrs. Armistead Pete... more

[Unidentified woman, about 25 years of age, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left, facing front]

[Unidentified woman, about 25 years of age, half-length portrait, thre...

Scratched on back of plate: 297. 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 woman, about 20 years of age, three-quarter length portrait, three-quarters to the left, seated in chair beside small table with tablecloth, wearing bonnet and cape]

[Unidentified woman, about 20 years of age, three-quarter length portr...

Scratched on back of plate: 76 [cancelled]; 93. Hallmark: Rinhart 9. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brad... more

[Emma Gillingham Bostwick, half-length portrait of a woman, three-quarters to left, facing three-quarters to right]

[Emma Gillingham Bostwick, half-length portrait of a woman, three-quar...

Concert singer. Scratched on face of plate: 237; E.G. Bostwick. Scratched on back of plate: 83. Identification from lithograph in Odell's Annals of the New York stage, v. 6, pl. 78. Hallmark: Rinhart 9. Transf... more

[Adeline Tapley Fuller Stowell, as a girl, three-quarters length portrait, facing front, seated on upholstered sofa]

[Adeline Tapley Fuller Stowell, as a girl, three-quarters length portr...

Was part of LOT 7060. Case: Rinhart 86. Accompanying note: Adaline Tapley Fuller, b. 1850, w. of George L. Stowell. Stamped on brass mat: S.H. Whitmore. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1955. Forms part of: Eller... more

[Ann Minerva "Nannie" Rodgers Macomb, three-quarter length portrait, facing right, seated in chair, with arms crossed]

[Ann Minerva "Nannie" Rodgers Macomb, three-quarter length portrait, f...

Hallmark: 40 [image obscured]. Case: central bouquet of mixed flowers. Accompanying label: Mrs. John N. Macomb (Ann Rodgers) 1826-1916. Embossed on inside of case: J. H. Whitehurst Galleries, New-York, Baltimor... more

[Augusta Currie Bradhurst Field, head-and-shoulders portrait of a woman, facing front]

[Augusta Currie Bradhurst Field, head-and-shoulders portrait of a woma...

Case: scroll design with central oval motif. Accompanying note: 9 118 East 25th St. 1854 - 8 yrs. old Gussie Bradhurst ? Field. Augusta C. Bradhurst #9. Stamped on brass mat: Quinby 385 Broadway. Gift; Family o... more

Mlle. Ronconi

Mlle. Ronconi

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Daughter of M. Ronconi (LC-BH82-4878) see Frank Leslie Oct. 20, 1866; p. 69. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and... more

Jenny Lind

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