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Stereoscopic views of alligators, and camping, fishing and hunting in Florida [graphic].

Title
Stereoscopic views of alligators, and camping, fishing and hunting in Florida [graphic].
Publication
1870?-1905?
Electronic Resource
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Description
  • 19 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w; 100-108x178mm.
  • 27 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w ;
Alternative Title
  • America illustrated, Tropical series.
  • American scenery.
  • American scenery. Views in Florida.
  • Characteristic southern scenes. 257.
  • Florida views. Gem series.
  • New series Florida views.
  • Popular series.
  • Scenes in Florida. 630, 637-640, 736.
  • The Southern series. Magnolia, Florida. 10.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Genre photographs.
  • Photoprints.
  • Stereographs.
Note
  • Includes views by W. H. Cushing, J. F. Mears and other photographers and publishers.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F130
Title
Stereoscopic views of alligators, and camping, fishing and hunting in Florida [graphic].
Imprint
1870?-1905?
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views of hunting, fishing and camping in Florida: includes many views of alligators, some basking on river banks, one view showing an alligator skeleton, some captive live on docks, some trophies for hunters, some in staged scenes being hunted; staged scene with a naked black boy standing in river, hands up in alarm at an alligator with mouth open about 5 feet from him; staged scene showing African American boy in the jaws of an alligator; camping scenes include tents, palmetto huts, men lounging near portable stoves, gear packed for the trail; a deer hunters camp with tropies, people in boats hunting alligators and fishing; view of men with alligator, a string of fish hanging from a pole under the orange trees outside an unidentified hotel; boats being portaged on a wagon from Salt Lake to Indian River. some views show blacks tending camps and rowing boats, etc. Some views duplicated.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
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Added Author
Cushing, W. H., active 1870-1889. Publisher
Mears, J. F. Publisher
Pollock, Charles. pbls.
Seaver, C., Jr. Photographer
Styles, A. F., 1832-1910. Photographer
Wilson, J. N. (Jerome Nelson), 1827-1897. Photographer
Kilburn Brothers, photographers.
Littleton View Co. Publisher
Ober Brothers. Photographer
Underwood & Underwood, New York, publishers.
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title
America illustrated, Tropical series.
American scenery.
American scenery. Views in Florida.
Characteristic southern scenes. 257.
Florida views. Gem series.
New series Florida views.
Popular series.
Scenes in Florida. 630, 637-640, 736.
The Southern series. Magnolia, Florida. 10.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F130
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