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Photos, Prints, Drawings Photograph album owned by the Spafford family

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Photograph album owned by the Spafford family
Contributor Names
Various (Photographer)
Spafford, Anna T., 1842-1923 (Associated name)
Created / Published
Unpublished album, various photographers, ca. 1860-1900
Subject Headings
-  Spafford, Anna T., 1842-1923
-  Spafford, Horatio G., 1828-1888
-  Vester, Bertha Spafford, 1879-1968
-  Spafford, Annie, 1862-1873--Portrait
-  Spafford, Margaret (Maggie), 1863-1873--Portrait
-  Spafford, Elizabeth (Bessie), 1866-1873--Portrait
-  Spafford, Tanetta, 1871-1873--Portrait
-  Spafford, Horatio Goertner, 1876-1880--Portrait
-  Lorriaux, Emma
-  Moody, Dwight Lyman, 1837-1899--Portrait
-  Hedges, Samuel--Portrait
-  Lee, Colonel Arthur--Portrait
-  Ashley, Kitty Lee--Portrait
-  Laurence, Robert Eugene, 1866-1885--Portrait
-  Bliss, Philip Paul, 1838-1876--Portrait
-  Bliss, Lucy Young, 1835-1876--Portrait
-  MacLeod, Anna--Portrait
-  Ashley, Margaret--Portrait
-  Schick, Conrad, 1822-1901--Portrait
-  Photographs
-  Portraits
-  United States -- Illinois -- Chicago
-  19th-century portrait photograph album featuring Horatio Gates Spafford, Anna Spafford, their children, and relatives [including relatives of Margaret Lee, sister of H. G. Spafford], acquaintances, and friends. 48 pp., 142 images. Ca. 1860-1880, bulk 1870s. Captioned in part by hand.
-  Images by various portrait photography studios in the United States, France, and Great Britain, including A. E. Dumble, Rochester, N.Y.; Grieg & Co., Rochester, N.Y.; J. H. Kent, photographer, Rochester, N.Y.; Dunshee Bros (Successors to Greig & Co.], 14 State St., Rochester; Langerock Studio, Paris; J. Tourtin Studio, Paris; Hill & Saunders Photographers, Eton.
-  Includes portraits of the four Spafford daughters born between 1862 and 1871 who died in the shipwreck of the Ville du Havre in 1873, as well as Spafford son Horatio, 1876-1880; adopted son Robert Eugene (Rob) Laurence, b. 1866, who died in Jerusalem in 1885; Emma Lorriaux, governess to the four Spafford daughters; brother-in-law Col. Arthur Lee; musician P. P. Bliss, composer of the music for "It Is Well With My Soul"; evangelist Rev. Dwight L. Moody; American Consul in Jerusalem Henry Gilman, and Dr. Conrad Schick, designer of the model of the Temple, Jerusalem.
photo album 11 3/4" x 8 3/4" closed
Call Number/Physical Location
Part I, Box 1, Folder 1: American Colony in Jerusalem
Source Collection
American Colony in Jerusalem Collection
Manuscript Division
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