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Cabinet Card Collection, 1889-1896

Identifier: 2008.013

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of nine cabinet cards purchased from Ebay in 2008. The images of both Representatives and Senators provide a rare glimpse of the men who served in Pennsylvania politics during the 1880's and 1890's. The photographers in this collection include: Le Rue Lemer and J. W. Roshon's Photographic Art Studio, with the majority from Roshon.


  • 1889 - 1896

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This collection is open for research.

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0.25 Cubic Feet




These cabinet cards are arranged alphabetically.

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Method of Acquisition



These cabinet cards have some significan preservation issues. All have foxing and/or mold spots and some of the backing is slightly damaged. They have been placed in acid free folders and mylar sleeves.

Related Materials

see Cabinet Card Collection, 1881-1895

Cabinet Card Collection, 1889-1896
Holly Mengel
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Repository Details

Part of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives Repository