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Ambrotypes

 Subject
Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Alex P. Gaines photograph collection

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS18
Scope and Content This collection consists or unidentified subjects. Some sitters appear in more than one image, but there is no known family history associated with the collection.
Dates: 1840-1870, undated

Clyde Pruitt photograph collection

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS28
Scope and Content This collection consists of unidentified portraits. One female subject appears in three of the images.
Dates: approximately 1850-1900

Elijah H. Mixon family photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS23
Scope and Content This collection documents two generations of the Elijah H. Mixon family of Oxford, Georgia. The collection provides insight into the artisan class of 19th century Georgia.
Dates: approximately 1850-1870

Ellet, Cabell, and Hopkins families photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS29
Scope and Content This collection consists of portraits of members of the Ellet, Cabell, and Hopkins families. The portrait of Mary Virginia Ellet Cabell (VIS 29.8) was produced by Marcus Aurelius Root (1808-1888), a well-known daguerreian, who worked primarily in Philadelphia and New York. Some of the albumen cards were produced by Linnie Condon, a late nineteenth century female photographer working in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: approximately 1850-1880, undated

Harvey Dan Abrams photograph collection

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS19
Scope and Content This collection consists of three unrelated images.
Dates: 1850-1880, undated

Judge and Mrs. Charles W. Smith visual arts collection

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS25
Scope and Content This collection consists of four images: one ambrotype of Judge Charles Whiteford Smith and one ambrotype of Fannie Hurt Wright, both as very young children. There is also a charcoal drawing of each ambrotype.
Dates: 1860-1865

Kate Thompson photograph collection

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS21
Scope and Content This collection documents the lives of several members of the Thompson, Glover, Meriwether, and Jordan families of Madison, Georgia. Also included are photographs of individuals, probably friends and family members, many of whom are unidentified. The remaining images document buildings and houses in middle Georgia and include a scrapbook documenting land auctions sponsored by the Bowman Land Company, based in Charleston, West Virginia.
Dates: 1850-1965; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1920

Kirkpatrick and Dorsey families photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS27
Scope and Content This collection consists of identified and unidentified portraits of Kirkpatrick and Dorsey family members.
Dates: 1850-1900

Laura Thompson Chapman photograph

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS26
Scope and Content This collection consists of an ambrotype of Laura Thompson Chapman.
Dates: approximately 1850-1860

Luckie family photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS20
Scope and Content This collection documents four generations of the Luckie family, very early members of Atlanta's free African American community.
Dates: 1860-1940, undated

Malone family photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS24
Scope and Content This collection consists of two ambrotypes and one tintype believed to be family members of D. R. Malone and J. B. Malone.
Dates: approximately 1850-1870

Powell family photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS8
Scope and Content This collection contains fifteen images documenting three generations of the Powell family. George T. Powell and Ned T. Powell are also represented. The carte-de-visite and cabinet cards were produced by C. W. Motes and Kuhns, both post-Civil War Atlanta photographers.
Dates: approximately 1845-1955

Robert Kellam photograph collection

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS16
Scope and Content This collection consists of seven portraits of identified and unidentified individuals.
Dates: 1850s-1860s

Turner and Bevan family photographs

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS7
Scope and Content The collection consists of cased images of unidentified individuals. Of particular interest are a daguerrotype of a daguerrotype; an image of a Union officer posed in front of an American flag; and a full-length post-mortem image of a child.
Dates: approximately 1850-1890