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Title "Delevan" Album
Object Name Album, Photograph
Scope & Content A large green (on front) and royal blue (on back) plush picture album (11 1/2" x 8 1/4" x 2 1/2") with a varity of portraits. "Inside the album is a picture of Paul Delevan, principal of Fernandina HIgh School in late 1930s. The assumption was made that the album was from his family. No records have been found of the gift of this album to the museum." SDH 4-4-88 On back of small picture is an inscription to Charlie Delevan from Emma Gallagher (1885).
Contains photographs and tintypes (in bad condition).
No picture is labeled, except that of Paul Delevan and a small picture of Margaret McClinton (?). Many are mounted on cardboard advertising the photo studio where the portrait was made: E.E. Shaver, Art Gallery, Chelsea, Mich.; Rossbach Art Photography, Jersey City, New Jersey; Rockwood, Union Square, New York; Hamilton, St. Louis; Barrows, Fort Wayne, Ind.; Brund Portraits, Chicago; Miller, Alma Mich.; Excelsior Gallery, Detriot; Elgin Gallery, St. Thomas, Ont.;and more.
A few names are written in pencil at top of last pages: Jani Dodge (?); Ella Doge; Archibald C. Powell; Emma Gallagher; Ferd (?) Montegel.
Catalog Number 1977.001.0949
Collection Decker Collection
Accession number 1977.001
Caption Unknown couple
Number of images 4
People Delevan, Paul
Gallagher, Emma
Dodge, Ella
Powell, Archibald C.
Montegel, Ferd
McClinton, Margaret
Search Terms Fernandina High School
portrait
pictures
Subjects Advertising cards
Albums
Daguerreotypes
Tintypes
Photographs
Classification Photography
People