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[Class album]

Label
[Class album]
Title
[Class album]
Title variation
  • 1871 Class album
  • Class album for 1871
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Former owner
Photographer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Album for the Class of 1871, containing photographic portraits of 29 faculty members and 51 graduating cadets, including one group shot, and 25 photographs of views of the campus overlooking the Hudson River in West Point, N.Y.
Cataloging source
CLU
Characteristic
picture
Summary expansion
Faculty portraits identified include: Thomas Gamble Pitcher, Superintendent of the United States Military Academy from 1866 to 1870; Albert E. Church, Assistant Professor of Mathematics 1828-1831, and 1833-1878; Dennis Hart Mahan, Professor of Engineering, 1832-1871; J.W. French, Chaplain and Professor of Geography, History and Ethics, 1856-1871; Hyacinth R. Agnel, Professor of French 1848-1871; Robert W. Weir, Professor of Drawing, 1833-1876; W.H.C. Bartlett, Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, 1838-1871; and Henry Lane Kendrick ("Old Hanks"), Professor of Chemistry, Mineralogy and Geology, 1857-1880. Views of the campus include the Superintendent's House, library, Sedgwick monument commemorating Union general John Sedgwick, Kościuszko's Monument, for General Tadeusz Kościuszko, Revolutionary War hero, and parade grounds
Technique
not applicable
Label
[Class album]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title supplied by cataloger, after the United States Military Academy record for 1899 Class album; see OCLC 41448718
  • Several photographs identified as work of William H. Stockbridge; see the collection Photographs of West Point - William H. Stockbridge on USMA Library Digital Collections website http://digital-library.usma.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/stockbridge
  • Photographs, in oval or rectangular format, are mounted on beige rectangles printed on rectos of leaves of stiff white card, one to a page; without identifying captions, with the exception of the first photograph captioned in pencil "Pitcher," identifying subject as Thomas Gamble Pitcher (1824-1895), Superintendent of the United States Military Academy from 1866 to 1870
  • Bound in contemporary [?] rich dark green pebble grain leather; gilt ruled panels on upper and lower covers; centerpiece of upper cover is a large gold-stamped five-pointed star with motto "Loyaute m'oblige" and "71" stamped in center; below is the gilt monogram of the Academy: "USMA;" gold-stamped spine title "United States Military Academy. Class of '71," and at base of spine "Gen. Pitcher;" possibly former owner of the album; inner gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt
  • Part of the Photograph Album Collection (Collection 94) in Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35 x 30 cm (album)
Extent
1 album (105 photographic prints)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: housed in modern dark green cloth phase box and matching green leather and green marbled paper slipcase; gold-stamped case title "United States Military Academy. Class of '71." and "Gen. Pitcher" at base of spine. Gift of Albert Boni.
Other physical details
albumen
Primary support material
paper
Secondary support material
paper
Specific material designation
photoprint
System control number
  • (OCoLC)915904192
  • ucoclc915904192
Label
[Class album]
Publication
Note
  • Title supplied by cataloger, after the United States Military Academy record for 1899 Class album; see OCLC 41448718
  • Several photographs identified as work of William H. Stockbridge; see the collection Photographs of West Point - William H. Stockbridge on USMA Library Digital Collections website http://digital-library.usma.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/stockbridge
  • Photographs, in oval or rectangular format, are mounted on beige rectangles printed on rectos of leaves of stiff white card, one to a page; without identifying captions, with the exception of the first photograph captioned in pencil "Pitcher," identifying subject as Thomas Gamble Pitcher (1824-1895), Superintendent of the United States Military Academy from 1866 to 1870
  • Bound in contemporary [?] rich dark green pebble grain leather; gilt ruled panels on upper and lower covers; centerpiece of upper cover is a large gold-stamped five-pointed star with motto "Loyaute m'oblige" and "71" stamped in center; below is the gilt monogram of the Academy: "USMA;" gold-stamped spine title "United States Military Academy. Class of '71," and at base of spine "Gen. Pitcher;" possibly former owner of the album; inner gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt
  • Part of the Photograph Album Collection (Collection 94) in Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35 x 30 cm (album)
Extent
1 album (105 photographic prints)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: housed in modern dark green cloth phase box and matching green leather and green marbled paper slipcase; gold-stamped case title "United States Military Academy. Class of '71." and "Gen. Pitcher" at base of spine. Gift of Albert Boni.
Other physical details
albumen
Primary support material
paper
Secondary support material
paper
Specific material designation
photoprint
System control number
  • (OCoLC)915904192
  • ucoclc915904192

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