Cased images collection, ca. 1840-ca. 1900.


Cased images collection, ca. 1840-ca. 1900.

Collection of miscellaneous daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes. Many are not identified. Daguerreotypes of particular interest include images of Mary Mulholland Tyler and her husband Robert Tyler, by Webster and Bro. of Louisville; Amos Kendall; a full plate image of Colonel William Duerson and his seven children; and eight plates recovered from the cornerstone of the Masonic Temple in Louisville. The latter picture prominent Masons and the architect of the building, E.E. Williams, and were made by James Hewitt, whose studio is the first of record in Louisville. Ambrotypes include Civil War guerrilla Champ Ferguson; Louisville physician Doctor Mandeville Thum; Science Hill Female Academy founder Julia Tevis; and a ca. 1858 view of Louisville's Main Street, between Bullitt and Fifth.

84 items.


SNAC Resource ID: 7565749

The Filson Historical Society

Related Entities

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Thum, Mandeville, 1820-ca. 1861. (person)

Ferguson, Champ, 1821-1865 (person)

Duerson, William (person)

Tyler, Robert, 1816-1877 (person)

Tevis, Julia A. (Julia Ann), 1799-1880 (person)

Kendall, Amos, 1789-1869 (person)

Editor of the Extra Globe, Washington, D.C. From the description of Letters, 1840-1844. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36437687 American politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to John Mills, United States Attorney in Boston, 1840 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270491445 American politican. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Frankfort, to W. W. Worsley, bookseller in Lex...

Tyler, Mary Mulholland (person)