Photo Record

Object Name Photograph, Cabinet
Catalog Number 1999.059.079
Collection Bob Sherrill Photograph Collection
Description Mounted photograph of man with uniform with letters USV on collar and epaulets on the shoulder. Writing on back indicates "Professor Carl Leake." Imprint on card seems to read Wings or Wingo from Jackson, Mississippi.

Photographs in this collection were found in the basement of a house that had been owned by Bob Sherrill. He was a local photographer that worked for the Chattanooga News-Free Press and was official photographer for the fire and police departments. A number of the images are his, but he also collected old photographs.
Date 1880-1890 circa
Print size 5.12" x 7.25"
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Accession number 1999.059