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Object Name Daguerreotype
Title James Ewell Brown "JEB" Stuart
Catalog Number 0985.13.02067
Description Sixth-plate daguerreotype, studio portrait of a man, seated, 3/4 pose, facing viewer's left, hair parted, combed back; clean shaven; wearing civilian coat, over waistcoat, buttoned, over shirt, wide necktie/cravat; high standing collar; mat is gold, oval, with scroll pattern stamped around edge; preserver has foliate pattern, case is wood-covered leather, and has embossed medallion of peacock on branch with large leaves and berries, surrounded by scroll and foliate pattern; outter and inner edges of case have gilded filigree detail; inside cover is lined with faded brown [?] velvet; with embossed eagle holding a baner that reads, "J. H. Whitehurst Galleries" over lettering: "New-York Washington D.C. Baltimore Norfolk Petersburg & Lynchburg;" label adhered to inside front cover reads, "Age 21"
Medium Sixth-plate daguerreotype
Studio J. H. WHitehurst Galleries
Photographer unknown
People Stuart, James Ewell Brown (J. E. B.) (Jeb)
Provenance Daguerreotype of James Ewell Brown "Jeb" Stuart, taken when he was a cadet at West Point in the graduating class (ca. 1854).
Search Terms Virginia
Emory and Henry College
United States Military Academy, West Point, New York
United States Army
Confederate Army
Harper's Ferry
Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Seven Days Battles
Battle of Second Manassas / Second Bull Run
Battle of Fredericksburg
Dumfries, Virginia
Battle of Chancellorsville
Battle of Brandy Station
Battle of Gettysburg
Battle of Aldie
Battle of Middleburg
Battle of Upperville
Battle of Yellow Tavern
Subjects Cadets
Cased photographs
Officers, Military
Photographic studios