George B. Holsinger photograph 1860s-1900s C0186
Published by George Mason University Libraries
George B. Holsinger (1857-1908) was a composer and music teacher originally from Pennsylvania. From 1882 to 1898 he was director of the music department at Bridgewater College in Virginia. Over his lifetime he composed over 200 songs and his work includes "Song Praises" from 1906 and "Psalms and Hymns".
This collection contains forty photographs including tintypes and cartes de visite mounted on paper backings, taken by unknown photographers, depicting portraits of George B. Holsinger. This collection provides a unique look at a man aging as well as changes in photographic processes through the late 1800s.
Collection is open to research.
There may be use restrictions on some of the fragile photographs.
Special Collections and Archives also holds many other photograph collections.
Holsinger, Geo. B. (George Blackburn), 1857-1908--Photographs.
Cartes de visite.
George B. Holsinger photograph collection, Collection #C0186, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.
Collection purchased from Fine Antiquarian Books in 2010.
Processed by Greta Kuriger in January 2011. EAD markup completed by Greta Kuriger in January 2011.