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Cartes de visite

Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
Scope Note: Scope Note: Card photographs; mounts measure approximately 4 x 2.5 in. (10 x 6 cm.). Introduced in the United States in 1859; made into the 1900s.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

A. S. Williams III Cartes de Visite Collection

Identifier: WP-001
Overview The collection contains approximately 3,400 cartes de visite, small photographs mounted on thin pieces of cardboard popular in the latter half of the nineteenth century. The images primarily depict portraits of individuals, many of which are not identified.
Dates: circa 1854-1910

Andrew Jackson Riddle papers

Identifier: W-0162
Overview Papers and photographs by Civil War photographer Andrew Jackson Riddle.
Dates: 1864 - 1956

Benjamin Franklin Whittemore record book and photographs

Identifier: W-0077
Overview Record book of Chaplain Benjamin Franklin Whittemore of the Fifty-Third Massachusetts, describing the military service of its members
Dates: 1863 - 1887

Captain Raphael Semmes Signed Carte de Visite

Identifier: 2015-003
Scope and Contents Captain Raphael Semmes signed Carte de Visite.
Dates: 1860

Carte de Visite, 1860

 File — Box 1: [1006213651], Folder: 2
Identifier: 2015.003.000001
Abstract Studio portrait of Captain Raphale Semmes.
Dates: 1860

Edward Maffitt Anderson Photographic Album

Identifier: 2009-219
Abstract Photograph album containing forty-seven Cartes de Visite belonging to Edward Maffitt Anderson, midshipman on board the CSS Alabama.
Dates: 1864

J. H. Lakin Photographs

Identifier: 2008-009
Overview This collection consists of eleven cartes de visite, taken by J. H. Lakin, Montgomery photographer.
Dates: 1860 - 1880

Pettigrew Family Carte de Visite

Identifier: 2014-026
Abstract Carte de visite (CDV) of the Pettigrew family, along with an African American woman and a young boy. Acc # 015-008
Dates: 1866

Poellnitz and Meador Family Photographs

Identifier: 2013-011
Abstract This collection consists of fifty-two photographs of Poellnitz and Meador family members during the Mid-Nineteenth Century through the Early Twentieth Century.
Dates: 1859 - 1925

Snow Family Photographs

Identifier: 2008-026
Overview Three photo albums created by the Snow family from Tuscaloosa.
Dates: 1865 - 1920