COLLECTION GUIDES

ca. 1850-1920

Guide to the Photograph Collection


Collection Summary

Abstract

This collection consists of portraits photographs of various members of the Wigglesworth family, taken ca. 1850-1920.

Collection Description

Portrait photographs of the Wigglesworth family, ca. 1850-1920. One album and one box contain carte de visite, tintype, and cabinet card portraits of the children and grandchildren of Dr. Edward Wigglesworth (1804-1876) and Henrietta May Goddard Wigglesworth. including members of the Grew and Holmes families. Photographers include James Wallace Black, John Adams Whipple, Antoine Sonrel, and Allen & Rowell, all of Boston, Mass. All of the photographs are black and white.

Arrangement

The photographs in this collection are arranged into two series: I. Wigglesworth family carte de visite album, ca. 1850-1920 (arranged by page number, as the photographs appear in the album); and II. Loose photographs, 1861-1895 (arranged alphabetically).

Acquisition Information

Donor unknown.

Detailed Description of the Collection

I. Wigglesworth family carte de visite album, ca. 1850-1920

p. 1#91.1
Unidentified man, ca. 1860-1864.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
p. 1#91.2
Unidentified man. Photo reproduction of painting or drawing by unknown artist, ca. 1865-1874.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
p. 1#91.3
Goddard, Lucretia Dana (1773-1866), ca. 1864-1866.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.)
p. 1#91.4
Wigglesworth, Jane Norton (1776-1856), n.d. Photo reproduction of miniature by unknown artist, ca. 1849. Photographer unknown.
p. 2#91.5
Wigglesworth, Edward (1804-1876), n.d.Photographer unknown.
p. 2#91.6
Unidentified boy, n.d.Photographer unknown.
p. 2#91.7
Grew, Jane Wigglesworth (1805-1868), n.d.Photographer unknown.
p. 3#91.8
Unidentified woman, ca. 1861-1865.Taken by Frederic L. Lay (Boston, Mass.).
p. 3#91.9
Wigglesworth, Thomas (1814-1907), ca. 1863-1869.Taken by Antoine Sonrel.
p. 3#91.10
Wigglesworth, Thomas (1814-1907), n.d.Photographer unknown.
p. 3#91.11
Wigglesworth, Anne (1809-1891), ca. 1874-1880.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 4#91.12
Fuller, Henry Weld (1784-1841). Photo-reproduction, ca. 1860-1864.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
p. 4#91.13
Gould, Lucretia Dana Goddard (1798-1876), ca. 1860-1861.Taken by Black & Batchelder (Boston, Mass.).
p. 4#91.14
Gould, Benjamin Apthorp (1787-1859), ca. 1850-1859.Taken by Erwin (Paris, France).
p. 4#91.15
Unidentified woman, n.d.Photographer unknown.
p. 5#91.16
Unidentified woman, n.d.Photographer unknown.
p. 5#91.17
Unidentified man in uniform, 1865.Taken by John Adams Whipple.
p. 6#91.18
Wigglesworth, Henrietta May Goddard (1805-1895), ca. 1860-1861.Taken by Black & Batchelder (Boston, Mass.).
p. 6#91.19
Wigglesworth, Thomas (1843-1846). Photoreproduction, n.d., of a daguerreotype taken ca. 1846.Daguerreotype photographer unknown. Photoreproduction taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 6#91.20
Unidentified woman, ca. 1860-1862.Taken by James Wallace Black (Boston, Mass.).
p. 7#91.21
Pickering, Henry. Possibly Henry Goddard Pickering (1841-1926), ca. 1868-1874.Taken by George Kendall Warren (Cambridge, Mass.).
p. 7#91.22
Wigglesworth, Mary Goddard (1838-1909), n.d.Taken by Black & Batchelder.
p. 7#91.23
Wigglesworth, Edward (1840-1896), ca. 1864-1865.Taken by George Kendall Warren (Lowell, Mass.).
p. 7#91.24
Wigglesworth, Anna Cornelia (1845-1878), ca. 1860.Taken by James Wallace Black (Boston, Mass.).
p. 8#91.25
Wigglesworth, Jane Norton (1836-1920), 1861.Photographer unknown.
p. 8#91.26
Holmes, Edward J., May 1878.Taken by Montabone (Milan, Italy).
p. 8#91.27
[ ], Etta and Neddre, 1873.Photographer unknown.
p. 9#91.28
Unidentified woman, n.d.Photographer unknown.
p. 10#91.29
Unidentified woman, ca. 1864-1866. Taken by Antoine Sonrel (Boston, Mass.).
p. 10#91.30
Unidentified man, ca. 1866.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
p. 11#91.31
Unidentified woman, ca. 1877.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 11#91.32
Unidentified boy, ca. 1876.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 11#91.33
Wigglesworth, Anna Cornelia (1845-1878), 4 April [ca. 1870s].Taken by James Wallace Black (Boston, Mass.).
p. 11#91.34
Unidentified man, n.d.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 12#91.35
Unidentified man in uniform, ca. 1863-1865.Taken by Antoine Sonrel (Boston, Mass.).
p. 12#91.36
Wigglesworth, George (1853-1930), 1874.Taken by William Notman (Toronto and Halifax, Canada).
p. 12#91.37
Wigglesworth, George (1853-1930), n.d.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 13#91.38
Unidentified boy, 1861.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
p. 14#91.39
Unidentified man, ca. 1860-1864.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
p. 14#91.40
Unidentified woman, ca. 1860-1864.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
p. 14#91.41
Unidentified girl, ca. 1880s.Taken by Antoine Sonrel (Boston, Mass.).
p. 15#91.42
Unidentified woman, ca. 1860-1864.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
p. 15#91.43
Wigglesworth, Henrietta May Goddard (1805-1895), ca. 1864-1866.Taken by Antoine Sonrel.
p. 15#91.44
Unidentified woman, ca. 1890-1920.Photographer unknown.
p. 16#91.45
Holmes, Edward Jackson (b.1873), June 1873.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
p. 16#91.46
Grew, Henrietta Marian (b. 1872), June 1873.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.) See also Photo. 91.100.
p. 16#91.47
Grew, Jane Norton Wigglesworth (1836-1920), Henry Sturgis Grew (1834-1910), and Henrietta Marian Grew (b. 1872), ca. 1873.Photographer unknown.
p. 16#91.48
Grew, Robert Sturgis (1878-1879), Nov. 1878.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 17#91.49
Grew, Henrietta Marian (b. 1872), 1874.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 17#91.50
Wigglesworth, Thomas (1814-1907), n.d.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 17#91.51
Wigglesworth, Mary (1807-1882), n.d.Photographer unknown.
p. 18#91.52
Unidentified man, n.d.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 18#91.53
Unidentified woman , n.d. Possibly Jane Norton Wigglesworth Grew (1836-1920). Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 18#91.54
Haynes, Helen Weld Blanchard (1835-1902), 1862.Taken by Silsbee, Case, & Co. (Boston, Mass.).
p. 19#91.55
Wigglesworth, George (1853-1930), ca. 1861.Taken by James Wallace Black (Boston, Mass.).
p. 19#91.56
Unidentified boy, n.d. Possibly Edward Wigglesworth (1840-1896).Taken by James Wallace Black (Boston, Mass.).
p. 19#91.57
Wigglesworth, George (1853-1930), ca. 1873.Taken by H. Reuter (Braunschweig, Germany).
p. 19#91.58
Wigglesworth, Anna Cornelia (1845-1878), 1865.Taken by Antoine Sonrel (Boston, Mass.).
p. 20#91.59
Dorr, Henry G[ustavus?] (b.1839?), 1877.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 22#91.60
Grew, Elizabeth [Perkins?] (b.1845?), 1869.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
p. 23#91.61
Unidentified woman, ca. 1857-1861.Taken by Southworth & Hawes (Boston, Mass.).
p. 23#91.62
Unidentified child, ca. 1860-1864.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
p. 24#91.63
Unidentified woman, n.d.Taken by James Wallace Black (Boston, Mass.).
p. 24#91.64
Wigglesworth, Mary Catherine Dixwell (1855-1951), 1877.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 24#91.65
Wigglesworth, Mary (1807-1882), n.d.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 24#91.66
Wigglesworth, Anne (1809-1891), ca. 1863-1869.Taken by Antoine Sonrel (Boston, Mass.).
p. 25#91.67
Unidentified woman, n.d.Photographer unknown.
p. 25#91.68
Grew, Jane Wigglesworth (1805-1868) and an unidentified man, ca. 1860-1861.Taken by Black & Batchelder (Boston, Mass.).
p. 25#91.69
Wigglesworth, George (1853-1930), Nov. 1876.Taken by A. N. Hardy (Boston, Mass.).
p. 25#91.70
Wigglesworth, George (1853-1930), ca. 1860.Taken by James Wallace Black (Boston, Mass.).
p. 26#91.71
Unidentified woman, n.d.Photographer unknown.
p. 26#91.72
Unidentified woman, n.d.Taken by L. Alman (New York, N.Y.).
p. 26#91.73
[Fitz?], Edith and an unidentified woman [possibly her mother, Henrietta Goddard Wigglesworth Fitz], May 1889.Taken by Notman Photographic Co. (Boston, Mass.).
p. 26#91.74
Goddard, Lucretia Dana (1773-1866). Photo-reproduction of a daguerreotype, n.d.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
p. 31#91.75
Walker, John Grimes (Admiral) (1835-1907), ca. 1880-1882.Taken by Asa Bushby (Boston, Mass.).
p. 31#91.76
Unidentified woman, n.d.Taken by James Wallace Black (Boston, Mass.).
p. 34#91.77
Unidentfied woman, May 1870.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
p. 34#91.78
Burnett, Josephine, 30 May 1878.Taken by Fratelli Vianelli (Venice, Italy).
p. 34#91.79
Unidentified girl, n.d.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 34#91.80
Unidentified girl, n.d.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 35#91.81
Roach, [ ], ca. 1860-1864.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
p. 35#91.82
Unidentfied woman, n.d.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 36#91.83
Putnam, William Lowell, ca. 1860-1862.Taken by Silsbee, Case, & Co. (Boston, Mass.).
p. 37#91.84
Unidentified man in uniform, ca. 1860-1864.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
p. 37#91.85
Unidentified man, ca. 1868-1871.Taken by George Kendall Warren (Cambridge, Mass.).
p. 37#91.86
Holmes, Edward Jackson (1846-1884), 1863.Taken by Case & Getchell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 38#91.87
Unidentified woman, ca. 1877.Taken by Smith & Bousley (Salem, Mass.).
p. 38#91.88
Unidentified boy, ca. 1864-1866.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
p. 41#91.89
Unidentified woman, May 1880.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 41#91.90
Bessie, Jennie, n.d. Taken by L. Suscipj (Rome, Italy).
p. 41#91.91
Beal, [Ida?] G., 15 Feb. 1881.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 41#91.92
Unidentified woman, n.d.Taken by Fratelli Vianelli (Venice, Italy).
p. 42#91.93
Three unidentified children, ca. 1865-1873.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
p. 42#91.94
Grew, Edward Wigglesworth (b. 1866), April 1877.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 42#91.95
Unidentified child, April 1875.Taken by Metcalf & Welldon (Boston, Mass.).
p. 43#91.96
Unidentified child, ca. 1865-1874.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
p. 43#91.97
Grew, Jane Norton (1868-1890), ca. 1870.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 43#91.98
Unidentified boy. Tintype, 1876.Photographer unknown.
p. 43#91.99
Two unidentified children, ca. 1865-1874.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.).
p. 44#91.100
Grew, Henrietta Marian (b. 1872), June 1873.Taken by John Adams Whipple (Boston, Mass.). See also Photo. 91.46.
p. 45#91.101
Unidentified woman, n.d.Photographer unknown.
p. 47#91.102
Unidentified boy, n.d.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
p. 47#91.103
Wigglesworth, George (1853-1930), 1862.Taken by James Wallace Black (Boston, Mass.).
p. 47#91.104
Walker, France Pickering (b. 1867), n.d.Taken by Asa Bushby (Boston, Mass.).
p. 48#91.105
"The Ladies of Llangollen". Commercial photo-reproduction of drawing. Taken by Bedford (Wales).

Inscription on verso in unknown hand: "Lady Eleanor Butler & Miss [illegible] Lady B. died 1829 aged 90. Miss P. died 1831 aged 76. They formed a romantic attachment for one another and lived together doing good to the [poor?] a very pretty little cottage at Plas Newgydd ¼ of a mile from Llangollen."

p. 48#91.106
Holmes, Edward Jackson and F. F. Dinsmoor, 15 June 1866. Taken by Geroge Kendall Warren (Cambridge, Mass.).

Inscription on verso in unknown hand: "Hobschuhtauz by E.J. Homes and F.F. Dinsmoor. Friday June 15th 1866. Strawberry Night 67."

p. 48#91.107
Unidentified group portrait. Tintype, n.d.Photographer unknown.
p. 48#91.108
Unidentified woman. Tintype, n.d.Photographer unknown.

II. Loose photographs, 1861-1895

#91.109
Grew, Henrietta Marian (b. 1872), Feb. 1885.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
#91.110
Morgan, Junius Spencer (b. 1892), 1 Feb. 1894.Taken by L. Alman & Co. (New York, N.Y.).
#91.111
Walker, Frances Pickering (b. 1867), 1889.Photographer unknown.
#91.112
Walker, John Grimes (Admiral) (1835-1907), 1889.Taken by C.M. Bell (Washington, D.C.).
#91.113
Wigglesworth, George (1853-1930), n.d.Taken by Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.).
#91.114
Wigglesworth, Henrietta Goddard (later Holmes; later Fitz) (1847-1929), 1861.Taken by Black & Batchelder (Boston, Mass.).
#91.115
Wigglesworth, Ruth (later Whitney) (b. 1886), n.d.Photographer unknown.
#91.116
George Wigglesworth family portrait, ca. 1895.Photographer unknown

From left to right: Frank Wigglesworth (b. 1893); Richard Wigglesworth )b. 1891); Ruth Wigglesworth (later Whitney) (b. 1886); Marian Wigglesworth (later Brown) (b. 1884); Norton Wigglesworth (b. 1882); Anna Wigglesworth (later Chase) (b. 1879); Mary Catherine Dixwell Wigglesworth (1855-1951); and George Wigglesworth (1853-1930).

#91.117
Two unidentified children, n.d.Taken by Engell (Boston, Mass.).

Preferred Citation

Wigglesworth family photographs, Photo. Coll. 91, Massachusetts Historical Society Photo Archives.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.

Persons:

Wigglesworth, Edward, 1804-1876 --Photographs.
Wigglesworth, Henrietta May Goddard, 1805-1895 --Photographs.
Grew family--Photographs.
Holmes family--Photographs.
Wigglesworth family--Photographs.
Black, James Wallace, 1825-1896, photographer.
Sonrel, Antoine, d. 1879, photographer.
Whipple, John Adams, 1822-1891, photographer.
Allen & Rowell (Boston, Mass.), photographers.

Subjects:

Women--Portraits--Photographs.
Cartes de visite.
Cabinet photographs.
Tintypes.
Portrait photographs.
Card photograph albums.