Photo, Print, Drawing Portrait photographs from the Chester Alan Arthur papers

About this Item

Title
Portrait photographs from the Chester Alan Arthur papers
Summary
Includes Ellen Herndon Arthur, wife of President Arthur. Members of Arthur's cabinet: Timothy Howe, Charles Folger, William Chandler, Hugh McCulloch, Robert Todd Lincoln, Frank Hatton, Henry Teller, Benjamin Brewster, Frederick Frelinghuysen.
Contributor Names
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893, photographer
Sterry, J. (John), photographer
Created / Published
ca. 1870-ca. 1885.
Subject Headings
-  Arthur, Chester Alan,--1829-1886
Format Headings
Albumen prints--1870-1890.
Gelatin silver prints--1870-1890.
Photographic prints--1870-1890.
Notes
-  Portrait of Ellen Arthur is a hand-tinted albumen print in an oval silver frame.
-  Photographers: C.M. Bell; one image is by Sterry of Saratoga Springs; two are by unknown photographers.
-  Biographical note: The papers of Chester Alan Arthur (1829-1886), president of the United States, 1881-1885, are held in the Manuscript Division. Numbering 4,400 items, the papers span the years 1843-1960 and contain correspondence, financial documents, scrapbooks, clippings, and miscellany, dating chiefly from 1870-1888. A finding aid to the papers was published in 1961. The photographs were transferred to the Prints and Photographs Division.
-  LOT title and other information from catalog card and published guide: Washingtoniana Photographs ... Library of Congress, 1989.
-  Photographers: C. M. Bell and Sterry (Saragota Springs, N.Y.).
-  Forms part of the Chester Alan Arthur Papers, Manuscript Division.
-  Gift of Chester Alan Arthur III.
-  Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1973; (DLC/PP-1973:200).
Medium
10 photographic prints : albumen, gelatin silver ; 18 x 14 cm. or smaller.
Call Number/Physical Location
LOT 12270 (H) [P&P]
Source Collection
Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886. Chester Alan Arthur papers
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/pp/cphquery.html
Library of Congress Control Number
2004669004
Rights Advisory
Rights status of individual images not evaluated. For general information see: "Copyright and Other Restrictions..." (http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/195_copr.html)
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
10 photographic prints : albumen, gelatin silver ; 18 x 14 cm. or smaller. | Includes Ellen Herndon Arthur, wife of President Arthur. Members of Arthur's cabinet: Timothy Howe, Charles Folger, William Chandler, Hugh McCulloch, Robert Todd Lincoln, Frank Hatton, Henry Teller, Benjamin Brewster, Frederick Frelinghuysen.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/2004669004
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Bell, C. M. , Approximately, and J Sterry, photographer. Portrait photographs from the Chester Alan Arthur papers. , None. ca. 1870-ca. 1885. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004669004/.

APA citation style:

Bell, C. M. & Sterry, J., photographer. Portrait photographs from the Chester Alan Arthur papers. , None. ca. 1870-ca. 1885. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004669004/.

MLA citation style:

Bell, C. M. , Approximately, and J Sterry, photographer. Portrait photographs from the Chester Alan Arthur papers. ca. 1870-ca. 1885. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004669004/>.