Research Catalog

Stereoscopic views of parks and cemeteries in Chicago

Title
Stereoscopic views of parks and cemeteries in Chicago [graphic].
Publication
1865?-1900?
Electronic Resource
Image(s) via NYPL Digital Gallery

Details

Additional Authors
Description
  • 53 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, some col.; 90x178mm. or smaller.
  • 1 stereograph (photomechanical print) : halftone, col. ;
  • 20 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, some col. ;
  • 1 stereograph (photoprint) : silver gelatin, b&w ;
Alternative Title
  • American scenery.
  • American H scenery. Stereoscopic views.
  • American views.
  • American views. New H series
  • Chicago and vicinity.
  • Chicago & vicinity.
  • Chicago & vicinity, 1874.
  • Chicago & vicinity, 1875.
  • Chicago, Ill., and vicinity.
  • Excelsior stereo. views.
  • Descriptive views of the American continent.
  • New views. New England series.
  • Popular series.
  • Stereoscopic views.
  • Stereoscopic views of Chicago and vicinity. 231, 232, 235, 236, 244-247, 249.
  • Views of Chicago after the fire of the 8th and 9th of October, 1871.
  • Views in Chicago and vicinity. 27, 62 [1, 2, 7, 31, 33], 110 [ 6-8], 144, 145.
  • Views of Chicago. Ill.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Stereographs.
  • Photoprints.
  • Halftone photomechanical prints.
Note
  • Includes views by E. Lovejoy, B.W. Kilburn, Copelin & Son and other photographers and publishers.
  • Includes 20 hand-colored views.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F174
Title
Stereoscopic views of parks and cemeteries in Chicago [graphic].
Imprint
1865?-1900?
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views of parks and cemeteries in Chicago, including: Central Park: a pond, people in a gazebo with benches; Douglas Park: the Douglas monument and the boathouse; Humboldt Park: man sits on a rowboat, 2-story gazebo beyond; Jefferson Park: people in rowboats, near follies, the swanhouse and gazebos, a bridge, a rustic bench near path; Lincoln Park: flower beds and greenhouse, swans and ducks, the eagle's cage, with a woman and baby carriage in front, the Polar bear and another bear at the Lincoln Park Zoo, the castle fountain, people in boats, relaxing on the lawns and under trees, bridges, the boat house, statue of Grant by Rebisso, a rocky pond with plants; arbor, greenhouse and fountain at P. Schuttler's grounds; South Park: general views of paths and lawns; Union Park: the bandhouse, winter scene showing ice surrounding miniature lighthouse (swan house?), man on rustic bridge and people in boat, paths and fountains, general view of lagoon and bridges; Washington Park: views of eleaborate floral plantings including "Golden Stairs and Gates Ajar," a sundial and the globe, large vases done in flowers and containing century plants, the greenhouse, the lily pond, a huge century plant in bloom, fountains, people watching platoon os soldiers marching, part of military manouvers; rose hill Cemetery: a view of the gates, view of the firemen's monument.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Connect to:
Local Subject
Hand-colored photoprints.
Added Author
Alschuler, S. (Simon). Photographer
Alschuler, S. (Samuel G.), 1826-1882. Photographer
Chase, W. M. (William M.), approximately 1818-1901. Photographer
Gates, R. R. Photographer
Greene, P. B. Photographer
Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909. Photographer
Jarvis, John F. pbls.
Lovejoy, E. (Edward) pbls.
Rau, William H., 1855-1920
Union View Company, publishers.
Continent Stereoscopic Company, publishers.
Copelin & Son. phts
Griffith & Griffith (Firm), publishers.
Keystone View Company, publishers.
Lovejoy & Foster, photographers.
Strohmeyer & Wyman, publishers.
Underwood & Underwood, publishers.
Webster & Albee, publishers.
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title
American scenery.
American H scenery. Stereoscopic views.
American views.
American views. New H series
Chicago and vicinity.
Chicago & vicinity.
Chicago & vicinity, 1874.
Chicago & vicinity, 1875.
Chicago, Ill., and vicinity.
Excelsior stereo. views.
Descriptive views of the American continent.
New views. New England series.
Popular series.
Stereoscopic views.
Stereoscopic views of Chicago and vicinity. 231, 232, 235, 236, 244-247, 249.
Views of Chicago after the fire of the 8th and 9th of October, 1871.
Views in Chicago and vicinity. 27, 62 [1, 2, 7, 31, 33], 110 [ 6-8], 144, 145.
Views of Chicago. Ill.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F174
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