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Catalog Number 1979.518a
Object Name Album
Date After 1899
Description 1979.518a.1 Photo album with a maroon velvet cover. The photos are portraits, some of which are identified. Identified photographs include Geo H. Nungezer, Mamie Nengezer & Harry Nungezer, Brooklyn, R.W. Smith, "Aunt Ruth Hamilton Blydenburgh", McNeil, Isaac Blydenburgh, Jane Feely Housekeeper, "Mother", "E S Blydenburgh Aunt Ruth Mrs Richard Blydenburgh", Louise Higby, Samuel Higby and Richard Higbie, Babylon, Lucy Slade Blydenburgh, Morgan Blydenburgh, Aunt Sarah Vail, Edward Gould, "Father", "Cousin Mary, "Cousin Chatfield Smith", "Cousin Ella", "Cousin Jas T Smith", "Cousin Ebenezer Smith", "Cousin Phebe Doxsee Smith", "Capt Jos J Tyler", "Cousin Mary Smith Tyler", "Aunt Jane Smith", "Grand mother" amd "Uncle Timothy". Images #1 & #2 are from this album. #1 is the cover, #2 is a photograph identified as Mrs. Julia West

1979.5181.2: Photo album with a maroon velvet cover and ornate metal decorations on the corners and center. The spine is wood underneath the velvet. It has the top half of a metal clasp to close it, but the clasp is missing. Most of the photographs are portraits and many are unidentified,. Those identified include "Cousin Edith Scott Smithtown", "Smith Family Fannie Louie Caleb", "Chas T Smith's daughter", "Cousin Chas T. Smith", Chatfield Smith and Cousin Ella Smith. "1899" is on the back of one photograph and there is a note about the woman pictured in another getting married in 1899, suggesting this was put together after that. There are also some landscapes, location unidentified but possibly the Middle East. Image #3 is of a page from this album -with 2 photos identified as "Cousin Chas T. Smith"

According to the accession records, 1979.518a is a set of 2 photograph albums: Blydenburghs, Vails, Higbies, Smiths, Hunting, Arthurs