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Amasa Converse Photograph Dr. Amasa Converse performed Edgar Allan Poe's wedding ceremony on May 16, 1836 in Richmond, Virginia. Converse was both a Presbyterian minister and the editor of… Photographic Print Original ca. 1860
Anne Elizabeth Shelton Photograph Anne Elizabeth Shelton was the daughter of Edgar Allan Poe's last fiancee Sarah Elmira Royster Shelton (1810-1888). Had Poe married Mrs. Shelton, Ann Elizabeth… Opaltype mid 19th Century
Brady Portrait of Poe Photographer Mathew Brady is best known today for his Civil War photographs and portraits of Lincoln, but he achieved a great deal of success during his lifetime as… albumen print carte-de-visite ca. 1860
Cornwell Daguerreotype of Poe Poe stares out at us from this haunting image taken only four days after a suicide attempt. He was in Providence, Rhode Island in November 1848. His wife Virginia… Daguerreotype November 1848 (original) 1850s (present copy)
Davidson Portrait of Edgar Allan Poe This albumen print is an altered version of the "Traylor" daguerreotype taken by William Abbott Pratt in Richmond in 1849. The alterations include the inclusion of… Albumen Print Photograph 1876
Edgar Allan Poe Albumen Print Owned by David Bridges According to the inscription on the back, this albumen print photograph of Edgar Allan Poe was once owned by Poe's childhood friend and classmate David Bridges. A… Albumen Print Carte De Visite ca. 1870s-1890s
Edgar Allan Poe Portrait Owned by Elmira Royster Shelton This albumen print photograph of Oscar Halling's ca.1868 pastel drawing of Edgar Allan Poe was once owned by Elmira Royster Shelton (1810-1888), the woman to whom… Albumen Print Carte De Visite After 1868
Elmira Royster Shelton Daguerreotype This daguerreotype represents Edgar Allan Poe's first and last fiancee, Elmira Royster Shelton. Poe was first engaged to Shelton in 1826, when he was seventeen… Sixth Plate Daguerreotype ca.1850s
Elmira Royster Shelton Daguerreotype in Case Sarah Elmira Royster Shelton (1810-1888) was Edgar Allan Poe's first fiancee when he was seventeen years old, and she became his last fiancee when they renewed… Sixth Plate Daguerreotype ca.1850s
John Hamilton Mackenzie Albumen Print Photograph John Hamilton Mackenzie (1806-1875) was a lifelong friend of Edgar Allan Poe. He was also the foster brother (and, after his father William Mackenzie's death in… albumen print photograph 1860-1875
John Hamilton Mackenzie Daguerreotype John Hamilton Mackenzie (1806-1875) was a lifelong friend of Edgar Allan Poe. He was also the foster brother (and, after his father William Mackenzie's death in… Daguerreotype 1840s
John Hill Hewitt's Albumen Print Photograph of Edgar Allan Poe This albumen print of a photograph, similar to the "Painter" daguerreotype of Poe (now owned by the Maryland Historical Society) is labeled "J. H Hewitt photo. of… Albumen Print
Maria Poe Clemm Albumen Print Poe's mother-in-law, Maria Poe Clemm (1790-1871), was also the sister of his father David Poe, Jr. After the deaths of her husband and son, Clemm moved from her… Albumen print carte-de-visite 1868
Photograph of Ruined Traylor Daguerreotype of Poe This is a copy of the last known photograph taken of Poe, the lost "Traylor" daguerreotype taken by William Abbott Pratt in Richmond in September 1849 at the same… Photograph Before 1935
Robert Craig Stanard Ambrotype One of Edgar Allan Poe's Richmond classmates, Robert Craig Stanard (1814-1857) was the son of Jane Stith Craig Stanard, the woman to whom Poe dedicated his poem "To… Ambrotype ca. 1853-57
Rosalie Mackenzie Poe Tintype This tintype photograph of Edgar Allan Poe's only sister Rosalie Poe (1810-1874) shows her in her later years. Rosalie Poe lived with her foster family, the… tintype in paper mat ca. 1865-1874
Rosalie Poe Albumen Print Edgar Allan Poe's only sister appears here in later years. After the death of Eliza Poe, her daughter Rosalie was taken in by the Mackenzie family in Richmond. The… Albumen Print Carte-de-Visite ca.1865-74

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