A Guide to the Historical Portraits Collection, 1679-1893 Historical Portraits 10213, -a, -b, -d, -e, -f

A Guide to the Historical Portraits Collection, 1679-1893

A Collection in
Special Collections
The University of Virginia Library
Accession Number 10213, -a, -b, -d, -e, -f


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Repository
Special Collections, University of Virginia Library
Accession number
10213, -a, -b, -d, -e, -f
Title
Historical Portraits Collection 1679-1893
Physical Characteristics
ca. 95 engraved and lithographed portraits
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

Historical Portraits Collection, Accession #10213, -a, -b, -d, -e, -f, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information

This collection was purchased in installments between 1977 and 1982 from Colburn & Tegg, Hollis, N.Y.


Scope and Content

This collection consists of ca. 95 engraved and lithographed portraits. The subjects of the portraits are: Jeffrey Amherst, Sir Edmund Andros, Henry Bennet, earl of Arlington, Charlotte (Consort of George III), William Clark, Henry Clay, William Harris Crawford, Elizabeth Moss Crittenden, James Currie, Edward Sackville Dorset, Henry Draper, Myra Clark Whitney Gaines, Edward J. Gay, George I, George III, George, Prince of Denmark, Alfred Griffith, Samuel Hammond, William Henry Harrison, Patrick Henry, John Hunter, Andrew Jackson, Stonewall Jackson, James, I, Elisha Kent Kane, Henry Lee, Robert E. Lee, Sir Thomas Lunsford, Dolley Madison, James Madison, John Marshall, James Monroe, Cyrus Hall McCormick, John W. Nash, Pocahontas and John Smith, Edgar Allan Poe, Sydenham Poyntz, Sir Walter Raleigh, William H. Richardson, Robert, earl of Warwick, Winfield Scott, Thomas Shirley, Sir Thomas Smith, Josiah Tattnall, Zachary Taylor, Julia Gardiner Tyler, Mrs. Robert Tyler, Sir William Wadd, Daniel Webster and William Wirt. The Monroe engraving includes a vignette of Lafayette's U.S. visit.

There is also a portrait entitled "President & Generals C.S.A." that is a composite of portraits of Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, A.P. Hill, J.E.B. Stuart, Braxton Bragg, Joseph E. Johnston, John Morgan, Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson, and P.G.T. Beauregard.

John Hunter and Thomas Shirley are University of Virginia graduates.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by surname of the subject. Multiple portraits of a single subject are subarranged chronologically when possible.

Contents List

Folder 1
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron (1717-1797); 1832

"From the original of Sir Joshua Reynolds in the collection of the Right Honble. the Earl Amherst" "London: Published Novr. 1, 1832, by Harding, Lepard, Pall Mall East"

Folder 2
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron (1717-1797); n.d.

"From the original of Sir Joshua Reynolds in the collection of the Right Honble. the Earl Amherst" "The London Printing and Publishing Company" Same image as folder 1, above, within elaborate ornamental border.

Folder 3
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron (1717-1797); n.d.

"T. Miller Sc."

Folder 4
Andros, Edmund, Sir (1637-1714); n.d.

"H. Lieblerz, sc."

Folder 5
Andros, Edmund, Sir (1637-1714); n.d.

"Engd. By E.G. Williams & Bro. .N.Y."

Folder 6
Arlington, Henry Bennet, Earl of (1618-1685); n.d.

"The effigies of the Right Honble. Henry Bennet Earle and Baron of Arlington, Viscount Thetford, Knight of the most noble order of the Garter, Lord Chamberlaine of his Ma.tys Household and one of the Lords of his most Honourable privy Councell ca."

Folder 7
Arlington, Henry Bennet, Earl of (1618-1685); n.d.

"Lely pinx."

Folder 8
Arlington, Henry Bennet, Earl of (1618-1685); 1836

"From the original of Sir Peter Lely, in the collection of the Right Honble. Lord De Clifford" "London: Published December 1, 1836, by Harding & Lepard, Pall Mall East"

Folder 9
Beauregard, P. G. T. (Pierre Gustave Toutant) (1818-1893);

See Folder 64 "President & Generals C.S.A."

Folder 10
Bragg, Braxton (1817-1876);

See Folder 64 "President & Generals C.S.A."

Folder 11
Charlotte, consort of George III, King of Great Britain (1744-1818); n.d.

After Gainsborough; engraved by Read.

Folder 12
Charlotte, consort of George III, King of Great Britain (1744-1818); 1809

"From an original picture by Sir William Beechey, R.A. in his own possession. Drawn and engraved by W. Evans. Published March 1, 1809, by T. Cadell & W. Davies, Strand, London."

Folder 13
Clark, William (1770-1838); n.d.

"The Southern History Co. Eng. by Williams N.Y."

Folder 14
Clay, Henry (1777-1852); n.d.

"On steel [illegible] by John Sartain, Phila." Group portrait of Clay with Andrew Jackson and Daniel Webster.

Folder 15
Crawford, William Harris (1772-1834); n.d.

"Engraved by S.H. Gimber from a portrait by J.W. Jarvis"

Folder 16
Crittenden, Elizabeth Moss, (b. 1803 or 4); n.d.
Folder 17
Currie, James (1756-1805); 1816

"Engraved by W.T. Fry, from a miniature by T. Hargreaves, in the possession of W.W. Currie, Esq. Published Nov. 1, 1816, by T. Cadell & W. Davies, Strand, London."

Folder 18
Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889);

See Folder 64 "President & Generals C.S.A."

Folder 19
Dorset, Edward Sackville, Earl of (1591-1652); 1836
2 copies.

"Engraved by P. Lightfoot. From the original of Vandyke, in the collection of His Grace the late Duke of Dorset. London: Published Decr. 1, 1836, by Harding & Lepard, Pall Mall East."

Folder 20
Dorset, Edward Sackville, Earl of (1591-1652); 1836

"Sr. Ant. Van Dyck pinx. M. V dr. Gucht scut." From History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England ?

Folder 21
Dorset, Edward Sackville, Earl of (1591-1652); n.d.

"From the original by Van Dyck in the Dorset collection."

Folder 22
Draper, Henry (1837-1882); n.d.

"P. Raymond Audibert"

Folder 23
Gaines, Myra Clark (1805-1885); n.d.

"Engd. By H.B. Hall N.Y."

Folder 24
Gay, Edward I (b. 1816); n.d.

"Bureau. Engraving & Printing"

Folder 25
George I, King of Great Britain (1660-1727); 1746

"G. Kneller pinxit. Impensis J. & P. Knapton, Londini. J Houbraken sculps. Amst. 1746." "At Kensington Palace"

Folder 26
George III, King of Great Britain (1738-1820); [ca. 1852]

"First meeting of George III and Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz" Removed from The History of England from the Text of Hume and Smollett, Continued to the Present Time by Thomas Gaspey.

Folder 27
George, Prince, consort of Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1653-1708); 1745

"G. Kneller pinxit. Impensis J. & P. Knapton, Londini. J Houbraken sculps. Amst. 1745." "At Kensington Palace"

Folder 28
Griffith, Alfred, Rev. n.d.
2 copies; copy 2 heavily foxed and stained.

"Ambrotype by Pollock. Engraved by J.C. Buttre, N.Y. Middleton Strobridge & Co. Prs. Cinti. O." "Engraved expressey [sic] for the Ladies repository"

Folder 29
Hammond, Samuel (1757-1842); n.d.

"Engraved by J.C. Buttre"

Folder 30
Harrison, William Henry (1773-1841); n.d.

"J. Kirk. J.C. Buttre"

Folder 31
Henry, Patrick (1736-1799); n.d.
Folder 32
Henry, Patrick (1736-1799); n.d.

"Engraved by E. Wellmore from a painting by J.B. Longacre after an original miniature in possession of John S. Fleming of Virginia"

Folder 33
Hill, Ambrose Powell (1825-1865);

See Folder 64 "President & Generals C.S.A."

Folder 34
Hunter, John (1866-?); n.d.

"Eng. by E.G. Williams & Bro. N.Y. The New York History Co."

Folder 35
Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845);

See Folder 14, Henry Clay

Folder 36
Jackson, Stonewall (1824-1863); 1874

"Likeness from an authentic photograph from life. Johnson, Wilson & Co. Publishers, New York"

Folder 37
Jackson, Stonewall (1824-1863); n.d.

Within elaborate ornamental border; above vignette with title "Stonewall Jackson mortally wounded"

Folder 38
Jackson, Stonewall (1824-1863); n.d.
Folder 39
James I, King of England (1566-1625); n.d.

after Paul Van Somer

Folder 40
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston) (1807-1891);

See folder 64 "President & Generals C.S.A."

Folder 41
Kane, Elisha Kent (1820-1857); 1862

"Likeness from the latest photograph from life. Johnson & Fry Co., Publishers, New York."

Folder 42
Kane, Elisha Kent (1820-1857); 1876

Published by Virtue & Yorston

Folder 43
Kane, Elisha Kent (1820-1857); n.d.

"Dagd. By Brady. T. Phillibrown Sc."

Folder 44
Lee, Henry (1756-1818);

"J. Herring after Stuart. J.F.E. Prud'homme Sc."

Folder 45
Lee, Henry (1756-1818);

"G.R. Hall"

Folder 46
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward) (1807-1870); n.d.

"Likeness from an approved photograph. Johnson, Wilson & Co. Publishers, New York."

Folder 47
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward) (1807-1870); n.d.

"Engraved by A. Ròbin"

Folder 48
Lunsford, Thomas, Sir (1610?-1653?); n.d.

"S Harding del. W N Gardiner sculp. From an original portrait in the collection of Richard Aldworth Neville, Esq."

Folder 49
McCormick, Cyrus Hall (1809-1884); n.d.

"Painted by Cabanel. Engd. By A.H. Ritchie"

Folder 50
Madison, Dolley (1768-1849) n.d.

"From an original portrait by Gilbert Stuart in possession of Richard Cutts, Esq. M.D. Washington. New York, D. Appleton & Co."

Folder 51
Madison, James (1751-1836); [1876?]
Folder 52
Madison, James (1751-1836); n.d.

"Engd. by H.B. Hall & Sons, New York"

Folder 53
Madison, James (1751-1836); n.d.

within elaborate ornamental frame; above vignette.

Folder 54
Marshall, John (1755-1835); 1863

"Johnson, Fry & Co. Publishers, New York"

Folder 55
Marshall, John (1755-1835); n.d.

"Painted by Henry Inman. Eng. by A.B. Durand"

Folder 56
Monroe, James (1758-1831); n.d.

within elaborate ornamental frame; above vignette entitled "Public entry of La Fayette into New York"

Folder 57
Morgan, John Hunt (1825-1864);

See folder 64 "President & Generals C.S.A."

Folder 58
Nash, John W. (1752-1835); n.d.

"R. Thew[?] Sc. Engd. for Biographical Sketches of Eminent Americans "

Folder 59
Pocahontas (d. 1617); 1793, Aug. 10

"Matoaka als Rebecca filia potentiss. Princ: Powhatani imp: Virginiae," "Matoaks als Rebecka daughter to the might Prince Powhatan Emperour of Attanoughkomouck als virginia converted and baptized in the Christian faith, and wife to the worff. Mr. Joh Rolff. Pubd. Augt. 10. 1793 by W. Richardson Castle St. Leicester Square."

Folder 60
Pocahontas (d. 1617); 1874

"Pocahontas saving the life of Capt. John Smith. From the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers. Johnson, Wilson & Co. Publishers, New York."

Folder 61
Pocahontas (d. 1617); n.d.

"G. Staal. B. Eyles. Imp. F. Charden aine, 30 r. Hautfeuille, Paris"

Folder 62
Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849);

Removed and filed in Barrett Poe.

Folder 63
Poyntz, Sydenham. n.d.

"Engraved from Riecrafts Survey of England's champions. Published by W. Richardson, Castle Street, Leicester Square"

Folder 64
"President & Generals C.S.A."

"Engraved and published by J.C. Buttre, 48 Franklin St. New York"

Folder 65
Raleigh, Walter, Sir (1552?-1618); 1829

"Engraved by H. Robinson. From the original of Zucchero, in the collection of the Most Noble the Marquis of Bath. London, Published June 1, 1829, by Harding & Lepard, Pall Mall East."

Folder 66
Raleigh, Walter, Sir (1552?-1618); n.d.

"Engraved by J. Posselwhite. From a picture in the collection of the Duchess of Dorset. Under the supervision of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. London, Published by Charles Knight, Ludgate Street."

Folder 67
Richardson, William H. (1864-1937); n.d.

"Ludwig & Keatinge Richmond, Va."

Folder 68
Scott, Winfield (1786-1866); 1857

"Martin, Johnson & Company, Publishers, New York."

Folder 69
Scott, Winfield (1786-1866); 1862

"Likeness from a recent photograph from life. Johnson, Fry & Co., Publishers, New York."

Folder 70
Scott, Winfield (1786-1866); n.d.

"Engraved by W.G. Armstrong from a printing by C. Ingham"

Folder 71
Scott, Winfield (1786-1866); n.d.

"Engd. by Chas. Hall from a daguerreotype by Brady." within elaborate ornamental frame; above vignette entitled "Niagara"

Folder 72
Scott, Winfield (1786-1866); n.d.

Same image as folder 71, above, without ornamental frame or vignette.

Folder 73
Scott, Winfield (1786-1866); n.d.

"H.B. Hall. From a recent photograph by Brady"

Folder 74
Scott, Winfield (1786-1866); n.d.

"Engraved by E. Teel. Daguerreotyped by E. Gurney."

Folder 75
Scott, Winfield (1786-1866); n.d.

"Engraved by J.C. Buttre N.Y."

Folder 76
Shirley, Thomas (1827-?); n.d.

"engd. by H.B. Hall & Sons 62 Fulton St. N.Y."

Folder 77
Smith, John (1580-1631); n.d.

"The portraicture of Captayne Iohn Smith, Admirall of New England." "These are the Lines that shew thy Face, but those / That shew thy Grace, brighter bee. / The Faire-Discoueries and Fowle-Overthrowes / Of Salvages, much civiliz'd by thee / Best shew thy Spirit and to it Glory Wyn; / So, thou art Brasse without--but Golde within."

Folder 78
Smith, Thomas, Sir (1558?-1625); n.d.

"Vera effigies praeclariss. mi. viri domni: Thomae Smith eqvitis aurati etc." "The honourable Sr. Thomas Smith Knight, late Embassador from his Mastie to ye great Emperour of Russie Gouernour of ye Honble and famous Societyes of Marchants tradinge to ye East Indies Muscovy the French and Somer Islands Company Tresurer for Virginia, etc."

Folder 79
Stuart, Jeb (1833-1864);

See Folder 64 "President & Generals C.S.A."

Folder 80
Tattnall, Josiah (1795-1871); n.d.
Folder 81
Taylor, Zachary (1784-1850); 1863

"At the period of commanding in Mexico. From the original picture in the possession of the Publishers. Johnson, Fry & Co. Publishers, New York."

Folder 82
Taylor, Zachary (1784-1850); n.d.
Folder 83
Taylor, Zachary (1784-1850); n.d.

"Rice & Buttre"

Folder 84
Taylor, Zachary (1784-1850); n.d.

"Engraved by T.H. Welch (Phila.) from a daguerreotype by Maguire. Printed by A.E. Lent & Co."

Folder 85
Tuley, Mrs. n.d.

"Engd. by H.B. Hall, N.Y."

Folder 86
Tyler, John (1790-1862); [1893?]
Folder 87
Tyler, Julia Gardiner (1820-1889); n.d.

"Engd. by H.B. Hall, N.Y."

Folder 88
Tyler, Elizabeth Priscilla (1816-1889); n.d.

"Engd. by H.B. Hall, N.Y."

Folder 89
Wadd, William, Sir; 1798, January 1

"The liuely portraiture of the worthy knight Sir William Wadd late Lieutenant of the Tower, c. Published Jany. 1st 1798, by Wm. Richardson York House No. 31 Strand."

Folder 90
Warwick, Robert Rich, Earl of (1587-1658); n.d.

"The Right Honble. Robert Earle of Warwick Lord Rich of Leeze & Lord High Admiral of the Seas"

Folder 91
Warwick, Robert Rich, Earl of (1587-1658); n.d.

"The Right Honovrable Robert Earl of Warwick, Baron of Leeze, c. Lord High Admiral of England, one of his Majesty's most honourable Privy Council, and his Majesty's Lieutenant of the Counties of Norfolk, Essex, c."

Folder 92
Webster, Daniel (1782-1852);

See Folder 14, Henry Clay

Folder 93
Wirt, William (1772-1834); n.d.

"C.B. King A.B. Walter"