Mary Tanner Waldack Photographic Collection

Abstract

The Mary Tanner Waldack Photographic Collection (dated circa 1880s-1890s; 0.03 cubic feet; 1 box) comprises collected photographs taken by photographer Mary Tanner (Mrs. Charles) Waldack in Cincinnati, Ohio at her studio at Liberty and Vine Streets.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Mary Tanner Waldack Photographic Collection
Creator
Waldack, Mary Tanner, b. 1847
Extent
0.03 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Women photographers
Finding Aid Author
Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2020av009 : [identification of item], Mary Tanner Waldack Photographic Collection, circa 1880s-1890s, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Photographer Mary Tanner Waldack (b. 1847) was born in Woodford County, Kentucky, to Andrew Tanner and Nancy Wilson Tanner. She married Belgian photographer Charles Waldack (who was 20 years her senior) between 1870 and 1880. Charles Waldack (1829-1882) notably used magnesium and gunpowder flash to photograph Mammoth Cave in 1866. Mary took over Charles' studio in Cincinnati in 1881 after he left on an extended visit to Belgium, where he died in 1882. Mary Tanner Waldack owned and operated the studio until at least 1893.
Scope and Content
The Mary Tanner Waldack Photographic Collection (dated circa 1880s-1890s; 0.03 cubic feet; 1 box) comprises collected photographs taken by photographer Mary Tanner (Mrs. Charles) Waldack in Cincinnati, Ohio at her studio at Liberty and Vine Streets.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Photographs, circa 1880s-1890s

  • Box 1
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