Album Page, Cartes-de-Visite


This is the nineteenth page in an album of cartes-de-visite portraits of American Civil War figures assembled by the President of Switzerland, Karl Schenk. This album page contains portraits of Union leaders: Major General Sheridan, Major General Kilpatrick, Major General Custer, and Major General Stoneman. Schenk's son gave the album to General Charles Hodges, a Civil War veteran, whose niece, Aileen Taylor, donated it to the Smithsonian in 1951.

Date Made: ca 1865

Location: Currently not on view

Assembled: Switzerland

Subject: Civil War


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PG.71.62.19Accession Number: 302789Catalog Number: 71.62.19

Object Name: album page, cartes-de-visite

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 11 3/4 in x 8 3/4 in; 29.845 cm x 22.225 cmpages: 3 3/16 in x 2 in; 8.09625 cm x 5.08 cm


Record Id: nmah_1398232

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