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Stereoscopic views of the arsenal and naval yard, Washington, D.C.

Title
Stereoscopic views of the arsenal and naval yard, Washington, D.C. [graphic].
Publication
1860?-1890?
Electronic Resource
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Description
31 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w; 90x180mm. or smaller.
Alternative Title
  • American scenery. Washington, D.C.
  • Chase's celebrated collection of national views. 1083
  • Descriptive views.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Drawings.
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Stereographs.
  • Photoprints.
Note
  • Includes views by W.M. Chase, Bell & Bro., John F. Jarvis and other photographers and publishers.
  • One view has a pencil drawing of a dog on the verso.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F105
Title
Stereoscopic views of the arsenal and naval yard, Washington, D.C. [graphic].
Imprint
1860?-1890?
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views of the arsenal including stacks of cannonballs, including a view with a soldier leaning against a stack; views of cannons and mortars; a small guardhouse(?) and buildings on the grounds of the arsenal; views of the Navy yard, including views form across the Anacostia river, showing sailing vessels and steamboats moored, railroad tracks, a group of boys in the foreground; view of docks, showing warehouses and cranes; a view looking toward the river form the yard, showing cannons and cannonballs; interior views of the gun shop and the breech mechanism dept. (in 1898). Some duplicaton.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
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Added Author
Chase, W. M. (William M.), approximately 1818-1901. Photographer
Jarvis, John F. pbls.
Totherick, E. Photographer
Bell & Bro. (Washington, D.C.) phts.
Keystone View Company. Publisher
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title
American scenery. Washington, D.C.
Chase's celebrated collection of national views. 1083
Descriptive views.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F105
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