Adams family photographs III, 1859-1875.


Adams family photographs III, 1859-1875.


Portrait photographs of members of the Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886) family. Subjects include Charles Francis Adams and his wife Abigail Brooks Adams; their sons Brooks Adams, Henry Adams, and John Quincy Adams (1833-1894); their daughters Mary Adams Quincy and Louisa Catherine Adams Kuhn; Louisa's husband Charles Kuhn; and grandchildren John Quincy Adams (1862-1876) and George Caspar Adams. Photographers include John Adams Whipple of Boston, Mass.; Frederick Gutekunst of Philadelphia, Pa.; and Félix Nadar of Paris, France, among other Boston, French, and English photographers. Most of the photographs are cartes de visite.

20 photographs in 1 narrow box.


SNAC Resource ID: 7793809

Massachusetts Historical Society

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