Research Catalog

Stereoscopic views of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Title
Stereoscopic views of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. [graphic].
Publication
1859?-1920?
Electronic Resource
Image(s) via NYPL Digital Gallery

Details

Additional Authors
Description
  • 66 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, some col.; 90x178mm. or smaller.
  • 1 stereographs (photoprints) : silver gelatin, b&w ;
Alternative Title
  • American scenery. Stereoscopic studies.
  • American scenery. Washington, D.C. 43.
  • American views.
  • American scenery. Centennial series.
  • Picturesque views of all countries.
  • Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D.C.
  • Stereoscopic studies. Miscellaneous subjects.
  • Stereoscopic views.
  • U.S. landscape and art views. 1045.
  • Views of Washington and vicinity.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Stereographs.
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Photoprints.
  • Silver gelatin photoprints.
Note
  • Includes views by C.M. Bell, W.M. Chase and other photographers and publishers.
  • Includes 3 hand-colored views.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F115
Title
Stereoscopic views of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. [graphic].
Imprint
1859?-1920?
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views of the Smithsonian Institution: includes the "castle" and the National Museum (Arts & Industries) building; early views of the "castle" show it surrounded with a picket fence, winter views with snow; many views showing lawns, trees, drives, some with men including one with a black man; some showing carriages in drive; view of men stanidng at the edge of flood waters, Feb. 12, 1881, on Smithsonian grounds; view of a sculpture of a woman and a (goat?); interior views include galleries and displays, including samurai armor, dinosaurs, a teepee, a diorama of Kiowa children at play, a gallery with cases; a view with a case of stuffed birds and animals; a view with African animals and a whale.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Connect to:
Local Subject
Hand-colored photoprints.
Added Author
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893. Photographer
Bierstadt, Charles, 1819-1903. Photographer
Chase, W. M. (William M.), approximately 1818-1901. Photographer
Cudlip, L. Publisher
Cudlip, C. S. Publisher
Douglas, Ranald. Photographer
Jarvis, John F. Publisher
Bell & Bro. (Washington, D.C.) phts.
De Young Palace Dollar Store. Publisher
Ingersoll View Company. Photographer
Keystone View Company. Publisher
Kilburn Brothers, photographers.
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title
American scenery. Stereoscopic studies.
American scenery. Washington, D.C. 43.
American views.
American scenery. Centennial series.
Picturesque views of all countries.
Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D.C.
Stereoscopic studies. Miscellaneous subjects.
Stereoscopic views.
U.S. landscape and art views. 1045.
Views of Washington and vicinity.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F115
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