Amelia M. Downing Album, 1876-ca. 1899

Descriptive Summary

Title
Amelia M. Downing Album, 1876-ca. 1899
Creator
Downing, Amelia M.
Extent
60 items
Subjects
Downing Family-- Pictorial works.
Kendrick Family-- Pictorial works.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Resident of Louisville, Ky. Downing attended Louisville Girls High School. She married George Penton Kendrick (1856-1937), son of William Kendrick and brother of William Carnes Kendrick of the Kendrick jewelry and silverware firm. Album of cartes de visite and cabinet photographs assembled by Downing. Most photographs are of young women; many are identified and dated 1876; and most were taken by Frank Wybrant, Louisville photographer. The subjects were probably classmates of Downing's at Louisville Girls High School. Family photographs include George Penton Kendrick, William Kendrick, George Hurst Kendrick, Amelia M. Downing Kendrick, William Penton Kendrick, Harriet Downing, and John Fonda Downing