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William G. Frank Card Photograph Collection


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Cabinet Cards and Carte-de-Visite

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William G. Frank Card Photograph Collection, circa 1870-1910 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Sarah Osorio

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ID: 001/01/MSS 2020-011

Primary Creator: Frank, William G.

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged by card type and geographic location.

Date Acquired: 02/14/2020

Subjects: Norfolk (Va.), Portrait photography, Richmond (Va.), Salt Lake City (Utah)

Forms of Material: Card photographs (photographs), Cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Thirty-seven cabinet cards and carte-de-visite taken by photographers in Richmond and Norfolk, Virginia, and one card photograph from Salt Lake City, Utah. Photographers include, from Richmond: New York Art Gallery, M. J. Powers, Richmond Photography Co., and Vernon Portrait Gallery; from Norfolk: B. S. Campbell, J. H. Faber, and Faber & Friese. Most of the cards in this collection are not captioned. One Norfolk cabinet card identifies Charles E. Scott, 10 Reservoir Avenue, Norfolk, Virginia on verso, and another Norfolk cabinet card picturing an infant is labeled "Mr. and Mrs. C. Scott" on verso.

Subject/Index Terms

Norfolk (Va.)
Portrait photography
Richmond (Va.)
Salt Lake City (Utah)

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: William G. Frank by donation

Preferred Citation: William G. Frank Card Photograph Collection, MSS 2020-011, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed April 19, 2022.

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Richmond, Virginia: 14 carte-de-visite and 8 cabinet cards; total 22 card photographs.

Norfolk, Virginia: 15 cabinet cards.

Salt Lake City, Utah: 1 cabinet card.

Norfolk Public Library
Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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