Photo Album of Mrs. J. Amory Codman

1860–90


Dimensions

Overall: 29 x 23 x 5.5 cm (11 7/16 x 9 1/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2008.36

Medium or Technique

Bound album with 130 carte de visite photographs and 2 tintypes mounted as cartes de visite. Three cabinet cards; one carte de visite; one sheet of stationery (Confederate States of America); and one letter relating to a carte de visite laid in.

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Photography

Classifications

Albums

(Boston: about 1865). 20 folios. Contemporary gilt-and-blind-stamped brown morocco binding with stamped brass clasps.

Provenance

Mrs. J. Amory Codman (Martha Pickman Rogers); her daughter Martha Codman Karolik; her husband Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 6, 2008)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik