Cartes-de-Visite Album of Prominent 19th Century Figures, fourteen Civil War era military including Gen. Grant, Sedgwick, Gregg, Dunham, Webster, Slocum, Adm. Wilkes, Porter, Commodores Collins, Rodgers, and Rowan, political including Presidents Lincoln and Johnson, Stanton, Sumner, Chase, and Everett, artists including A. Durand, E. Leutze, J. Kensett, G. Healy, J. Millais, G. Inness, W. Mount, W. Hazeltine, J. Oertel, J. Cranch, G. Cruikshank, W. Frith, G. Dore, Meissonier, T. Couture, J. Breton, Delacroix, R. Bonheur, Vernet, Corot, A. Cabanel, J. Lowell, and W. Prescott, writers and notables including Longfellow, W. Bryant, Agassiz, Carlyle, Huxley, Ruskin, Ansdell, B. Foster, Thackeray, W. Howitt, T. Hughes, T. Sully, Bellows, W. Phillips, G. Bancroft, H. Greely, Hawthorne, Halleck, Count Persigny, Walleski, Duke and Duchess de Morny, Gladstone, J. Mill, and J. Bright, composers, musicians, and actors including Verdi, Rossini, Brignoli, E. Booth, as well as statuary and four storybook illustrations, publishers include Brady, Anthony, Fredericks, Elliot & Fry, Gutekunst, Mason and Co., and Disderi, 172 images.
Provenance: Property of an Old Lyme, Connecticut, estate.