Frances Tracy Wells photo album, circa 1870-1880
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Brief Description:

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.

Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
7 South Street, P.O. Box 385
Litchfield, CT 6759
Phone: 860-567-4501
Fax: 860-567-3565
Email: archivist [at]
Record Series Number: 00/1919-38-0
Created by: Wells, Frances Tracy (1821-1886)
Volume: 0.0
Acquired: 00/00/1919.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: 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.
Acquisition Notes: Miss Julia Chester Wells  Gift
PreferredCitation: Frances Tracy Wells photo album (1919-38-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759.