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Gurney and Son photograph album

Gurney and Son photograph album

Descriptive Summary

Title: Gurney and Son photograph album
Creator: J. Gurney & Son
Inclusive Dates: 1860-1875
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 album)
Collection Number: ms4084
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

J. Gurney and Son was a photographic studio from New York City in the last half of the 19th Century that produced, among other things, photograph albums of well know people, celebrities, and entertainers. This volume was presented to a J.F. Cole from L.M. Long, as the embossed cover reads.

Scope and Content

This ccollection contains a highly ornamented photograph album of celebrity and performer carte de visites and cabinet cards, including Johann Strauss, Edwin Booth, and Cornelius Vanderbilt.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Gurney and Son photograph album, ms4084, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Cabinet photographs.
Carte de visite photographs.
Celebrities -- Photographs.
Entertainers -- Photographs.
Photograph albums.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Photograph album