Thirty-Four Carte de Visite Photographs,

By: [Grinnell College, ]

Price: $675.00

Quantity: 1 available


including the founding President of Grinnell College, its namesake, college staff and students, late 1870's, early 1880's. All but two subjects identified in pencil on the obverse in a contemporary hand, and those two cartes are the only ones without the imprint of photographer Charles L. Walker, Grinnell, Iowa. In addition to George F. Magoun and Josiah Bushnell Grinnell, there are: professor, later President Samuel Jay Buck, Mary Ellis ("Miss Prim") - Dean of Women from 1874-1882, William Hale Herrick - Chemistry professor, Jesse Macy - History and Political Science professor, Professors S.G. Barnes, William Hale Herrick, John Avery. A sampling of the students: Mary Magoun, "Hair" Magoun (not Mary), Carl Hess ('77), A.S. Houston ('78), George F. Hill ('81), Susie Johanna Whitcomb ('77), Fannie Ruth Little Alvord ('74), "Hon. Dick Jones" (married Carrie Grinnell). Subjects not identified on three other cards (a total of 37), two of those do not bear the Walker imprint. A small minority with minor condition problems, most in Fine condition.

Title: Thirty-Four Carte de Visite Photographs,

Author Name: [Grinnell College, ]

Categories: Other,

Seller ID: [grinnellcollege,]675includingthefoundingpreside