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Frances Tracy Wells photo album


Identifier: 00-1919-38-0

Scope and Contents

The Frances Tracy Wells photo album (1919-38-0) contains mass produced carte de visites from the 1870s that were collected by Frances Tracy Wells, wife of William Henry Wells of New York. An enscription on the inside of the album reads "European celebrities of the 1870's." Among the collection are images of Queen Victoria, Emperor Louis Napolean, Empress Eugenie, William of Russia, Victor Hugo, and Ludwig, II of Bavaria. Item is currently housed in 3A Box 7.


  • created: circa 1870-1880
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1918


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.


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1 volume. other_unmapped

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Source of Acquisition

Miss Julia Chester Wells

Method of Acquisition


Existence and Location of Originals

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Other Descriptive Information

This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

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Frances Tracy Wells photo album
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Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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