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A. A. Turner photograph of Ella Baker Weir, circa 1860-1870

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSS P 78 Series 4 Item 97
Image of A. A. Turner photograph of Ella Baker Weir
Image of A. A. Turner photograph of Ella Baker Weir

Scope and Contents

Portrait of Ella Baker Weir, photographed between 1860 and 1870. Weir is staring into the camera while wearing a school uniform.


  • circa 1860-1870


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Copyright resides with the Weir family. Permission to publish material from the Weir family photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical history

A. A. Turner (1813-1866) was an American photographer.

A.A. Turner was a daguerreotypist and ambrotypist in the 1800s. Most of his work was done in Boston, New York City, Washington D.C., Lynchburg Virginia, and New Orleans. He was married to Hortensia Hockey on March 3, 1852 and on June 1, 1862 he married Annie E. Calloway while still being married to Hortensia. He worked for various photographic companies: B. F. Campbell daguerreotype gallery, Marcus Ormsbee Boston gallery, Matthew B. Brady, Gurney and Fredericks of New York, Minnis Gallery, Cutting and Turner ambrotype gallery, D. Appleton and Company, and New Orleans Photographic Company at 57 Camp Street.


1 photograph : sepia ; 11 x 7 cm.




Annotation stamped on back: "Cartes De Visite D. Appleton & Co. 443 & 445 Broadway N.Y. A.A. Turner Photographer."

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States