More highlights from the recent Sarah Low acquisition
This outstanding collection includes:
- A beautiful red leather carte de visite album presented to Sarah Low by the patients and staff of Amory Hospital on January 20, 1864. The album contains 78 original images, and is in its original 19th-century rosewood writing desk with a brass presentation label.
This note accompanied the album (above) given to
Low as a gift by her Armory Hospital patients.
|Inside cover of album, picturing Armory Hospital, where Sarah Low nursed Civil War soldiers.|
|An original framed watercolor painting of the ward, painted and presented by a patient.|
Mary and Delia, in a rare photo of African
Americans during this time period.