The Resource Homes of American statesmen : with anecdotical, personal, and descriptive sketches, by various writers ; illustrated with engravings on wood, from drawings by Döpler and daguerreotypes: and facsimiles of autograph letters

Homes of American statesmen : with anecdotical, personal, and descriptive sketches, by various writers ; illustrated with engravings on wood, from drawings by Döpler and daguerreotypes: and facsimiles of autograph letters

Label
Homes of American statesmen : with anecdotical, personal, and descriptive sketches
Title
Homes of American statesmen
Title remainder
with anecdotical, personal, and descriptive sketches
Statement of responsibility
by various writers ; illustrated with engravings on wood, from drawings by Döpler and daguerreotypes: and facsimiles of autograph letters
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Notable for being the first American book illustrated with an original photograph, which is a salt print of the Hancock House in Boston tipped in as a frontispiece. Pencil inscription under photograph stating 'Hancock House Boston, An Original Sun Picture.'" -- AbeBooks, via WWW, Feb. 13, 2013
  • "Most of the illustrations in this volume have been engraved from original drawings, or daguerreotypes taken for the purpose."--p. iv
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
11176
Citation source
BAL
Dewey number
923.2
Illustrations
  • music
  • plates
  • facsimiles
  • photographs
Index
no index present
LC call number
E176
LC item number
.H77 1854
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Statesmen
  • Statesmen
  • United States
  • Historic buildings
Label
Homes of American statesmen : with anecdotical, personal, and descriptive sketches, by various writers ; illustrated with engravings on wood, from drawings by Döpler and daguerreotypes: and facsimiles of autograph letters
Link
https://archive.org/details/homesofamericans00unse_0
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Added engraved title page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Washington, by Mrs. C.M. Kirkland.--Franklin, by C.F. Briggs.--Jefferson, by P. Godwin.--Hancock, by R. Hildreth.--John Adams, by C. Cook.--Patrick Henry, by E.W. Johnston.--Madison, by E.W. Johnston.--Jay, by W.S. Thayer.--Hamilton, by J.C. Carter.--Marshall, by R.W. Griswold.--Ames, by J.B. Thayer.--John Quincy Adams, by D.L. Child.--Jackson, by P. Godwin.--Rufus King, by C. King.--Clay, by H. Greeley.--Calhoun, by P. Godwin.--Clinton, by T.R. Beck.--Story, by F. Howland--Wheaton
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 469 pages, 23 unnumbered leaves of plates
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, plates, facsimiles (some folded))
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Homes of American statesmen : with anecdotical, personal, and descriptive sketches, by various writers ; illustrated with engravings on wood, from drawings by Döpler and daguerreotypes: and facsimiles of autograph letters
Link
https://archive.org/details/homesofamericans00unse_0
Publication
Note
Added engraved title page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Washington, by Mrs. C.M. Kirkland.--Franklin, by C.F. Briggs.--Jefferson, by P. Godwin.--Hancock, by R. Hildreth.--John Adams, by C. Cook.--Patrick Henry, by E.W. Johnston.--Madison, by E.W. Johnston.--Jay, by W.S. Thayer.--Hamilton, by J.C. Carter.--Marshall, by R.W. Griswold.--Ames, by J.B. Thayer.--John Quincy Adams, by D.L. Child.--Jackson, by P. Godwin.--Rufus King, by C. King.--Clay, by H. Greeley.--Calhoun, by P. Godwin.--Clinton, by T.R. Beck.--Story, by F. Howland--Wheaton
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 469 pages, 23 unnumbered leaves of plates
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, plates, facsimiles (some folded))
Specific material designation
remote

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