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Walter B. Douglas Engravings Collection: Portraits

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Identifier: P0440

Title: Walter B. Douglas Engravings Collection: Portraits

Description: The Walter B. Douglas Engravings Collection contains about 250 engraved portraits of statesmen, judges, military officers and other noted persons (including a few women) from the 19th century, arranged alphabetically by last name, and two portrait photographs. Walter B. Douglas, president of the Missouri Historical Society from 1904 to 1905 and a published amateur historian, assembled the collection. Subjects include: politics; James M. Ashley; Henry A. Anthony; Robert Anderson; military; William Allen; John Quincy Adams; James Buchanan; James A. Bayard; General W.O. Butler; James Bell; George Bancroft; Edward E. Baker; Jacob Brown; Aaron V. Brown; John Minor Botts; John Blanchard; William Cullen Bryant; Samuel Chase; Salmon P. Chase; Leslie Coombs; Roscoe Conkling; DeWitt Clinton; Nathan Clifford; J.C. Calhoun; Simon Cameron; Peter Cartwright; J. Catron; George W. Crawford; David Crockett; (more).

Rights: UND


Dates: ca. 1828 - ca. 1885

Type(s): Collection




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