Victorian photograph album, leatherbound, related to the Harrod and Bailey families of Mercer County, Kentucky. Contains forty-one (41) CDVs and tintypes, most notably one (1) CDV of actor and Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth, depicted holding a cane with label en verso that reads “Black and Case, photographic Artists, Boston and Newport, R.I.”. Also included is a tintype of a young man with a percussion rifle or shotgun labeled “Grandpa Harrod,” and a tintype of a man with a dog labeled “Uncle Clemp Bailey and Dash (Uncle of Grandma Harrod)”. Most of the images are of people related to the Harrod and Bailey families of Mercer County, Kentucky, and are identified in pen on the mats. The album has descended in the Harrod-Bailey family to present consignor. Album size – 6″ H x 5″ W x 2 1/2″ D. Mid/late 19th century. CONDITION: General wear and stains to leather cover. Most pages contain pen and pencil writing and several exhibit losses. Some CDV’s have foxing or discoloration and some tintypes have scratches. Brass latch missing.
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