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Stereoscopic views of Boston harbor and beaches and the Charlestown Navy Yard [graphic].

Title
Stereoscopic views of Boston harbor and beaches and the Charlestown Navy Yard [graphic].
Publication
1865?-1920?
Electronic Resource
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Additional Authors
Description
  • 12 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w; 100-108x178mm.
  • 2 stereographs (photoprints) : silver gelatin, b&w ;
  • 72 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, some col. ;
Alternative Title
  • America illustrated. Boston and suburbs.
  • American scenery, tourist series.
  • American scenery.
  • American scenery. Boston and vicinity.
  • American scenery. Stereoscopic studies.
  • American views. 578, 580, 588, 589.
  • Boston harbor. 13, 14, 15a, 15b.
  • Boston views.
  • Descriptive series. Boston and neighborhood.
  • From the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. 18.
  • New series, Am,erican views.
  • Stereoscopic studies, seaside views.
  • The World illustrated, subscription series.
  • Views of Boston and vicinity.
  • Views of Boston, Mass., and vicinity. 44, 242.
  • Views of Boston.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Photoprints.
  • Portraits.
  • Stereographs.
Note
  • Includes views by John P. Soule, J.W. & J. S. Moulton, Kilburn Brothers and other photographers and publishers.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F310
Title
Stereoscopic views of Boston harbor and beaches and the Charlestown Navy Yard [graphic].
Imprint
1865?-1920?
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views of Boston harbor and Charlestown Navy Yard: general views from Bunker Hill Monument showing the Navy Yard, a 3-masted Navy ship; from Christ church showing homes, buildings in foreground; from Harrison Ave. showing buildings, factories surrounding harbor; view showing warehouse in foreground, ships at anchor; from the Navy yard; view of schooners under sail; docks, including: the dry dock at the navy yard, with ship with rudder and propeller visible, a submarine in dry dock, crane overhead, looking from dry dock toward Bunker Hill, ship in foreground; ships at Central wharf, line with warehouses; dry dock in East Boston with steamer Cambridge ; warehouses, sailing ships and steamer at Long wharf; T wharf showing broad beamed vessels, rowboat, teamsters hauling goods, warehouses; harbor from State St. block, ships moored in foreground; ships at the Commercial wharf; piers at the Navy yard; surplus (?) ships anchored at Navy Yard,; Barque Fredonia at wharf, man in rigging; sailors aboard a ship, guns on the deck, receiving ship Ohio, Monitors; Boston Light: the oil room, the fog horn engine, and a view of the lighthouse keepers daughter sitting in a doorway, woman looking on.
Charlestown Navy yard: shot yard showing piles of cannonballs, including a view showing man wearing a top hat sitting on a pile of cannonballs, a team of oxen, the battery, showing cannons and shot, ordnance park showing rifled cannons, the block shop, the machine shop and other buildings, including an interior view showing hoisting hook, large geared equipment, marine barracks showing marines at attention near cannons, Commandant's Ave. showing tree-lined st., "lovers walk," a board walkway; Fort Independence from South Boston, half-timbered buildings in foreground; views of Downer's Landing, including a general view of Melville Gardens and the concert hall there, the bathing houses and a gazebo perched on the rocks above, people looking on; a view of Beach house on City Point, South Boston (verso of view has advertisement for ice cream, clam chowder, and boats for fishing and sailing), showing boats on the beach in the foreground; Constitution (Old Ironsides).
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
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Indexed Term
Industrial photography.
Added Author
Alden, Augustus Ephraim, 1837-1914. Photographer
Baker, Leander, approximately 1842-1925. Photographer
Brown, C. E., active 1870-1879. Photographer
French, J. A. Photographer
Hills, E. R. (Edgar R.), 1856- Photographer
Lord, R. E. (Rufus E.) Photographer
Bailey and Co. (Boston, Mass.) Publisher
Holton and Robinson, photographers.
Keystone View Company. Publisher
Kilburn Brothers. Publisher
L.D. and Co., publishers.
G.J. Raymond & Co., publishers.
J. W. and J. S. Moulton, photographers.
Union View Company. Publisher
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title
America illustrated. Boston and suburbs.
American scenery.
American scenery, tourist series.
American scenery. Boston and vicinity.
American scenery. Stereoscopic studies.
American views. 578, 580, 588, 589.
Boston harbor. 13, 14, 15a, 15b.
Boston views.
Descriptive series. Boston and neighborhood.
From the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. 18.
New series, Am,erican views.
Stereoscopic studies, seaside views.
The World illustrated, subscription series.
Views of Boston.
Views of Boston and vicinity.
Views of Boston, Mass., and vicinity. 44, 242.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F310
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