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Portrait Photographs

Queen Charlotte, Consort of King George III of England

This portrait of Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz by Allan Ramsay (1713-1784) was given to the Mint Museum of Art in 1936 by Mrs. Westray Battle. The painting captures Charlotte in her coronation robe. Born in 1774, she was the consort to King George III of England. Two of her fifteen children would rule as Kings of England: George IV and William IV Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Graham Photo Supply

Colonel William R. Myers

Colonel William R. Myers donated the land for Biddle University around 1867. This school is known today as Johnson C. Smith University Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown

Reverend Daniel Jackson Sanders (1848-1907)

The Right Reverend Daniel J. Sanders was the first black president of Johnson C. Smith University. This photograph is also part of the African American Collection. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown

William H. Peeps (1868-1950)

Born in London, England, William H. Peeps moved with his parents to Michigan in 1872. He studied architecture with Frederick W. Perkins in Chicago. Settling in Atlanta after his marriage, Peeps was hired by Edward Dilworth Latta to design an office building for the Charlotte Consolidated Construction Company. Peeps moved his family to Charlotte and established himself as an architect. One of his buildings the Latta Arcade is on the National Register of Historic Places. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown

Unknown woman

Photograph of unknown woman Physical Description: mounted Publisher: Unknown

Unknown woman

Unknown woman Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

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Unknown man Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

Stuart Warren Cramer (1868-1934)

Textile Industrialist, Stuart Warren Cramer was born in 1868 in Thomasville, North Carolina. He designed a number of textile mills and villages in the Charlotte region, including the area now known as the North Davidson Historic District. Upon his death in 1934, he served on the Board of Directors of the Cramerton Mills. Physical Description: 5x7 glossy Publisher: Unknown

Dr. Furman L. Brodie

Dr. Furman L. Brodie was the pastor of Brooklyn Presbyterian Church. Physical Description: 5x7 glossy Publisher: Unknown

Mayor Samuel Sylvanus McNinch (1867-1929)

Born in Chester, South Carolina, Samuel S. McNinch was living in Charlotte by 1880 and eventually became President of the Charlotte Brick Company. He and his wife Julia McNinch resided at 507 North Church Street. The house now serves as a restaurant. McNinch served as Mayor of Charlotte from 1905 to 1907.

Physical Description: 8x10 glossy

Publisher: Unknown