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Sanford family photos, 1813-1850s

By mchughck
Posted on 10 February 2014 | 10:35 am — 

Some of the oldest items in the Gertrude Sanford Legendre papers are daguerreotypes, tintypes, cabinet cards, and sketches created in the early 19th century. Daguerreotypes and tintypes represent some of the earliest known versions of photography, and were used primarily from the 1840s-1870s.

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Unknown painting, September 28th, 1813

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Shown with pencil for scale

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Sarah Jane Cochran Sanford (Gertrude’s paternal grandmother) cabinet card

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Stephen Sanford (Gertrude’s paternal grandfather), undated

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Tintype image case

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Leather tintype image case

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Ethel Sanford (Gertrude’s mother), undated (mid 1800s)

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Ethel Sanford, undated (mid 1800s)

 

 

The Sanford women’s couture garments

By mchughck
Posted on 19 December 2013 | 7:18 pm — 

Both Gertrude and her mother, Ethel Sanford, commissioned their finest garments from designers in Paris and New York. Take a look at these beautiful hand-drawn patterns, complete with original swatches!

 

New York, c. 1930

New York, c. 1930

New York, c. 1930

New York, c. 1930

Paris, c. 1880

Paris, c. 1880

Paris, c. 1880

Paris, c. 1880

Paris, c. 1880

Paris, c. 1880

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