Portrait photographs from Davenport (Iowa) photography studios
c. 1880-1900 Local photographers-subjects unidentified. All cabinet cards organized alphabetically by photographer. (See also Local Photographer Database)
- Jarvis White and Company (Organization)
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This collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
This is a collection of unidentified cabinet cards that were produced by Davenport, Iowa photographers in business from 1876-1915. Each item was dated based on the studio address. This would be a good collection to use when researching how to date photographs based on attire, cardstock, lettering, etc.
Language of Materials
Range 38 Section 10
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Cabinet photographs -- Iowa -- Davenport -- History -- Sources Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Portrait photographers -- Iowa -- Davenport -- Photographs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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