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Cased Images Collection
ca. 1840-ca. 1900
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], Cased Images Collection, ca. 1840-ca. 1900, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society.
Collection of miscellaneous daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes. Many are not identified. Daguerreotypes of particular interest include images of Mary Mulholland Tyler and her husband Robert Tyler, by Webster and Bro. of Louisville; Amos Kendall; a full plate image of Colonel William Duerson and his seven children; and eight plates recovered from the cornerstone of the Masonic Temple in Louisville. The latter picture prominent Masons and the architect of the building, E. E. Williams, and were made by James Hewitt, whose studio is the first of record in Louisville. Ambrotypes include Civil War guerrilla Champ Ferguson; Louisville physician Doctor Mandeville Thum; Science Hill Female Academy founder Julia Tevis; and a ca. 1858 view of Louisville's Main Street, between Bullitt and Fifth.
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