Stereoscopic views of Dubuque, Iowa [graphic]

Title
Stereoscopic views of Dubuque, Iowa [graphic] / by S. Root.
Author
Root, S. (Samuel), 1819-1889,
Publication
1865?-1875?
Electronic Resource
Image(s) via NYPL Digital Gallery

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Description
46 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w; 88x177mm. or smaller.
Alternative Title
  • Panoramic view of Dubuque from the Bluff head of 11th St. 1, 2, 4, 5, 6
  • Scenery on the Mississippi and tributaries in the vicinity of Dubuque.
  • Stereoscopic views of Dubuque and surrounding scenery.
Genre/Form
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Panoramic photographs.
  • Photoprints.
  • Portraits.
  • Stereographs.
Note
  • Includes 5 views, which, when viewed in sequence, form a panorama.
  • The only photographer identified is Root. There are views that have no credit line and may or may not be by Root.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F193
Author
Root, S. (Samuel), 1819-1889, photographer.
Title
Stereoscopic views of Dubuque, Iowa [graphic] / by S. Root.
Imprint
1865?-1875?
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views of Dubuque, Iowa: views of bluff where Julien Dubuque is buried, one view has log raft in foreground; scenic views showing sightseers among the bluffs surrounding the town, including Castle Rock, Kelly's bluff, Prospect Point, one view showing mills below; panoramic views showing homes, churches, the business district and the Mississippi River beyond, one view shows a boy with a drum and a dog; dog in the foreground of a railroad bridge (Illinois Central Railroad?); and iron railroad bridge; Main St. showing street car tracks, wagons and businesses; the post office; the Market building; St. Mary's Church; a home; a farm with cattle; people in a vineyard above Dubuque; scenes of the destruction from the Catfish Creek Flood, 1876; view of a rattlesnake; studio view of hunters at dinner showing camp, dead deer, hunting dog.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
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Added Author
Root's Gallery, photographers.
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title
Panoramic view of Dubuque from the Bluff head of 11th St. 1, 2, 4, 5, 6
Scenery on the Mississippi and tributaries in the vicinity of Dubuque.
Stereoscopic views of Dubuque and surrounding scenery.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F193
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