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Portraits

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 147 Collections and/or Records:

Photograph album donated by Miss Gussie Tutterow. (photographs)

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0164
Scope and Contents

Photograph album donated by Miss Gussie Tutterow; owner of album not known. 4 x 5 6/8” album with 20 CDVs (cartes-de-visite), 4 tintypes, and 2 index cards. Most are unidentified portraits. Two IDs: Josie Hundly (?) and toddler Annie Pearl Hayes (born 1875). One of the index cards has an untitled poem with the repeated line ‘In the Upper Garden.’

Dates: 1880s

Photograph album, Fox family, Greeneville, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1997.020
Scope and Contents

Photograph album, Fox family, Greeneville, Tenn. Some by J. Bushong, photographer, Athens, Tenn. Album in poor condition, front cover missing: contains 4 unidentified portraits. Also: 5 unidentified cartes-de-visites; 2 unidentified tintypes; 2 identified tintypes (Thomas A. McCarty, born 1861, and M.B. McCarty, born 1866).

Dates: undated

Photograph album taken by A. B. Loy

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1998.004
Scope and Contents

Photograph album with 15 photographs, 1937-1938. Taken by A.B. Loy. Subjects include: Tellico Plains log yard, poplar and other trees, head waters of Tellico River, cabin of C.A. Moles, J.P. Vestal et al., Little Tennessee River, Fort Loudon.

Dates: 1937-1938

Photograph album, unidentified African Americans, most by Knoxville photographers. (photographs)

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0154
Scope and Contents

Unidentified photographic portraits of African Americans, mostly by Knoxville Studios. One album. 35 photographs. Ca. 1890. Only name in album is Miss Ida Williams.

Dates: circa 1890

Photograph of Joseph Cullen Root

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2018.019
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Joseph Cullen Root (1844-1913) founder of the Woodmen of the World (1890)

Dates: 1890

Photograph of Mary Isabel Thompson Adair (Shipe)

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.051
Scope and Contents

Childhood photograph of Mary Isabel Thompson Adair (1886-1945) (m. Charles A. Shipe) Buried in Washington Presbyterian Church, Knox County)

Dates: ca. 1892

Photograph of Mary Jane Spangler Green (ca. 1825- ca. 1916)

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2007.011
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Mary Jane Spangler Green (ca. 1825- ca. 1916) Civil War widow and self-identified weaver living in the Lost Creek section of Union County. The Museum has a quilt that she made.

Dates: undated

Photograph of sketched profile portrait of Charles McClung

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1997.018
Scope and Contents

Photograph of sketched side portrait of Charles McClung. Knaffl & Brakebill. 3 1/2x5” oval, B&W, mounted, in cover. “Rembrandt Proof.”

Dates: undated

Photographic negatives of Archie Campbell

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2018.005
Scope and Contents

Photographic negatives of Archie Campbell (taken by?) (envelope says Brand Edmonds 1-85). B&W, 35 mm (5 Print File sheets) and 120 mm. (5 Print File sheets).

Dates: 1985

Photographic portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Staub. (photographs)

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.035
Scope and Contents

Approximately 11x14” sepia photographic portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Staub. Each framed in simple matching wood frames. Photographs by McCrary & Branson. 2 pcs.

Dates: ca. 1895

Photographs by Drury Edgar Webb

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1997.017
Scope and Contents

35 mm B&W copy negatives (6 strips) (and photocopied sheets of copied snapshots) of pictures taken by Drury Edgar Webb of Knoxville scenes, houses, businesses, people, circa 1910.

Dates: ca. 1910

Portrait of Adelia Armstrong by Lloyd Branson.

 Collection
Identifier: Artifact 2011.004
Scope and Contents

Portrait of Adelia Armstrong by Lloyd Branson.

Dates: 1885

Portrait of Bertha Walburn Clark

 Collection
Identifier: QSPC 2014.003
Scope and Contents

Oversized, undated photograph of Bertha Walburn Clark (1882-1972). 13 x 19.5” on board backing. 1 pc.

Dates: 1930s

Portrait of Brigadier General Lawrence D. Tyson

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1997.019
Scope and Contents

Portrait of Brigadier General Lawrence D. Tyson, of 59th Brigade and 50th (“Old Hickory”) Division, U.S.A. Photographed October 14, 1917. Knaffl & Brakebill. Sepia, image area 6 1/5 x 9”.

Dates: 1917

Portrait of Calvin Morgan McClung

 Collection
Identifier: QSPC 1997.002
Scope and Contents

Portrait of Calvin Morgan McClung. By Knaffl & Brakebill, Knoxville, Tenn.. In presentation folder.

Dates: 1910

Portrait of Eli Baxter and wife

 Collection
Identifier: QSPC 2002.003
Scope and Contents

B&W / sepia photographic portrait of Eli Baxter and wife taken by Branson Studio, Gay Street, ca. 1900. 16 x 19”. (silver deterioration; mounted on Branson board).

Dates: circa 1900

Portrait of Emma Farrand and James Rufus Agee

 Collection
Identifier: QSPC 2020.005
Scope and Contents

This original photographic print by the Knoxville studio of Knaffl & Brakebill (signed in pencil at lower right) is a portrait of siblings Emma Farrand Agee (1912-1982) and James Rufus Agee (1909-1955), circa 1915. The fragile print is torn across James’ face. “Mrs. Jas Agee” written in pencil on reverse.

Dates: circa 1915

Portrait of Mrs. Amanda White McTeer

 Collection
Identifier: QSPC 2003.001
Scope and Contents

B&W photographic portrait of Mrs. Amanda White McTeer taken by Edith Rose (signed on front). Mounted on dirty & torn board. Photograph is 10.5 x 13.5”

Dates: undated

Portrait of Robert L. Taylor

 Collection
Identifier: QSPC 2003.002
Scope and Contents

Printed photographic portrait of Robert L. Taylor with printed quote “His Ambition” underneath portrait. Sepia. Image area 10.5 x 13.5.” Copyrighted 1913 by the Bob Taylor Publishing Company.

Dates: 1913

Portrait of Weston Fulton

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2016.020
Scope and Contents

1 black-and-white portrait of Knoxville inventor Weston Fulton by knaffl & Brakebill of Knoxville, mounted in oversize folder (labelled “Mezzotone Print)

Dates: 1910s

Portrait photo book (possibly of Tauxe family)

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.085
Scope and Contents The book contains 24 portraits and one scene of a farming village. Many of the portraits have the photographer’s mark “J. Jeanneret -- Montreux” At least one marked “Photographie F. de Jongh -- Entre deux villes Vevey” The photo cards were not removed from the album to determine if others are marked with different photographer marks. Some pages labeled “Emma Tauxe” , “Uncle Henry” , “Louis or Charles” There is no indication of when the pages were marked or by whom. The village scene is...
Dates: 1830-1890

Portrait photograph of Howard Baker (color)

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2018.015
Scope and Contents

Portrait photograph of Howard Baker (color)

Dates: 1980-1990

Portraits of Dr. Herbert Acuff

 Collection
Identifier: QSPC 2002.005
Scope and Contents

Two photographic portraits of Dr. Herbert Acuff (died 1951), Knoxville physician. One portrait about 8x10” sepia toned portrait by Fabian Bachrach, Boston. In mat and presentation folder. Second photograph is sepia, 12.5 x 15.5”. Dr. Acuff from side angle, holding A Surgeon’s World (book). Separated from mat backing, signed (unreadable). Housed in 2 folders.

Dates: undated

Portraits of young boys in fancy dress clothing

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1995.013
Scope and Contents

Portraits of young boys in fancy dress clothing: Percy Jones Warwick (age 5, Nov. 17) in jacket with knickers; Clarence Lafayette Warwick (age 4, Nov.? 4) in Little Lord Fauntleroy style outfit). Both by Brakebill & McCoy, Knoxville, Tenn..

Dates: undated

Prints and engravings: Portraits of East Tennesseans

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Identifier: Prints Portraits
Scope and Contents

Prints: Portraits of East Tennesseans. Mostly original prints taken from printed sources.

Dates: 19th century - 20th century

Prints and negatives from Ed Thompson. Portraits of Knoxvillians (photographs)

 Collection
Identifier: PC 0108
Scope and Contents

5x7” negatives + prints (made in ETHC darkroom) of prominent Knoxvillians (Dr. Herbert Acuff; City Managers, Knoxville, 1936 includes James Elmore; Col. Claude Reeder; Price Family; Miss Edith Wise; Judd Mynatt; Dutch Fanz; L.M.G. Baker; Mr. and Mrs. George Ohler).

Dates: 1936

Reproduction of drawing of Davy Crockett

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2016.003
Scope and Contents

David Crockett Born at Limestone Aug. 17, 1786. McCrary & Branson. Reproduction of drawing of Davy Crockett. On back: McCrary & Branson Photograph & Portrait Artists. No. 130 Gay St. Knoxville, Tenn. 4.25 x 6.5” 1 pc.

Dates: undated

Rev. Mrs. V. R. Robinson

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2009.006
Scope and Contents

SPC 2009.006.001 Rev. Mrs. V.R. Robinson, Evangelist, Newport, Tenn. SPC 2009.006.002 unidentified building SPC 2009.006.003 unidentified man SPC 2009.006.004 unidentified woman SPC 2009.006.005, 006, and 007 single portraits of unidentified women SPC 2009.004 and 007 have a note on the back:’ photo found during demolition of Black church and school in Scuffle Town, Hots Springs, N.C., during the 1970s.’

Dates: ca. 1900s

Rhoda Campbell Morgan Williams letters, 1864-1865.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2018.002
Scope and Contents Rhoda Campbell Morgan Williams Letters to her sons, 1864-1865. 1. Letter from Rhoda Williams, Knoxville, April 13, 1864, to son Jimmie in New Jersey. ALS 4 pp. (2 pcs., tape damage) 2. Letter from Rhoda Williams, Knoxville, June 28, 1864, to son Jimmie in New Jersey. ALS 4 pp. (2 pcs.) 3. Letter from Col John Williams, Knoxville, June 28, 1864, to son Jimmie in New Jersey. ALS 2 pp. (2 pcs.) 4. Letter from Rhoda Williams, Knoxville, March 27, 1865, to son Jimmie in New Jersey. ALS 4 pp. (1...
Dates: 1864-1865

Romines Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2010.005
Scope and Contents

SPC 2010.005.001 John Cruze Galvanized Iron & Tin Work. 419 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, Tenn. Faded & torn from backing. 7.5 x 5.75”. SPC 2010.005.002 G. W. Romines in [streetcar] conductor uniform. Blake Studio, Knoxville, Tenn. Sepia; postcard backing. About 3x5”. SPC 2010.005.003 Howard & Ruth [Romines?]. Sepia; postcard backing. About 3x5”. SPC 2010.005.004 Unidentified group, probably a school group. Holding sign: 1927 Sept. 7. Sepia, 8 x 10”.

Dates: 1920s