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Name Bogardus, Abraham
Life Dates 1822-1908
Nationality American
Geographic location(s) active New York city, 1846-1908
Occupation photography
daguerreotype
Notes Bogardus was a pioneer of photography, and popularized the carte-de-visite in New York beginning in the 1840s. He was elected first president of the National Photographic Association in 1869.
Role Photographer

Associated Records

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.170.1

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.170.1

"Mrs. Eliza J. McClung," carte-de-visite, photograph by Abraham Bogardus. On back is handwritten, "Mrs. Eliza J. McClung, daughter, Calvin Morgan." Photographer logo printed on back: Bogardus, 363 Broadway, New York. Carte-de-visite was inserted in album 1957.3.170. Handwritten on album page below image, in pencil: Mrs. Eliza J. McClung.