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Stereoscopic views of churches in Boston, Massachusetts

Title
Stereoscopic views of churches in Boston, Massachusetts [graphic].
Publication
1864?-1920?
Electronic Resource
Image(s) via NYPL Digital Gallery

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Description
  • 1 stereograph (photoprint) : silver gelatin, b&w; 90x189mm.
  • 1 stereograph (photomechanical prints) : halftone, col. ;
  • 86 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w ;
  • 9 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w ;
Alternative Title
  • America illustrated, Boston and suburbs.
  • America illustrated, subscription series.
  • American stereoscopic views, Boston and vicinity. 26, 83.
  • American scenery, boston and vicintiy. 388.
  • American views.
  • American views, popular series.
  • American views, standard series.
  • Descriptive views, Boston and neighborhood.
  • New England series, new views.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Halftone photomechanical prints.
  • Stereographs.
  • Silver gelatin photoprints.
  • Photoprints.
Note
  • Includes views by E.L. Allen, John P. Soule and other photographers and publishers.
  • Some views formerly owned by "the Misses Blake."
  • Some views duplicate views by T. Lewis: see Record NYPG90-F319.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F324
Title
Stereoscopic views of churches in Boston, Massachusetts [graphic].
Imprint
1864?-1920?
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views of the churches in Boston: Arlington St. Church (sometimes called Dr. Gannett's), including an interior view from the balcony; Brattle Square Congregational Church, (demolished 1872), one view with wagon in front; Emmanuel (Dr. Huntington's) Church; First Presbyterian Church, showing apothecary on the corner; the Independent Chapel; Church of the Immaculate Conception, next to Boston College, including interior views showingthe central altar, and an altar in one of the aisles, elaborate sconces visible; King's Chapel, showing columned front, street vendor on the corner, from Tremont St. showing carriages; Rev. Dr. Ellis's Church; Old South Church: most views from Washington Street, showing clock tower, one showing ivy covering, one view showing trolleys and wagon on the street, Parker building at right, view of the interior from a balcony showing pastor's lectern, an interior view showing (Civil war era?) soldiers among the pews, a view showing signs calling for the protection of the church from "despoilers" and street widening; New Old South Church: including interior view showing organ; Old North Church or Christ Church: looking up Hull (?) St. with boys with wheelbarrow in front of clapboard houses, a view of woman and children in front of brick house, garbage cans lining the sidewalk, view of the church decorated for the Revolutionary war centennial, an interior view showing the altar from the balcony.
Park St. Congregational Church: views showing the Commons and the Granary burying ground; St. Paul's Episcopal Church and the U.S. Courthouse on Tremont St.; view of the interior of the Tabernacle, showing rows of seats; Tremont Methodist Episcopal Church; Trinity Episcopal Church: the old church later destroyed by the great fire of 1872; the large new church completed in 1877, and its refectory to the right; the First Unitarian Universalist Church in the Boston Highlands; an unidentified interior showing draped fabric and floral arrangements, including a floral cross.
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Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
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Added Author
Allen, E. L. (Edward L.) Photographer
Baker, Leander, approximately 1842-1925. Boston and suburbs.
Lord, R. E. (Rufus E.) Views of Boston and vicinity.
Rau, William H., 1855-1920
Soule, John P. Photographer American views. 559, 561-566, 603, 604.
American Stereoscopic Company. Boston and vicinity. 107.
Bailey and Co. (Boston, Mass.) Views of Boston.
Evans & Soule. Views of Boston and vicinity.
Griffith & Griffith (Firm), distributor.
Keystone View Company. Publisher
G.J. Raymond & Co. Publisher
H. Ropes & Co. American and foreign stereoscopic views.
Perry Mason & Co.
Rand & Latto, photographers.
Shaw & Lord. Boston views.
Charles Taber and Co. Boston.
U.S. Stereoscopic Company, photographers.
J. Ward & Son (Firm) Photographer
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title
America illustrated, Boston and suburbs.
America illustrated, subscription series.
American stereoscopic views, Boston and vicinity. 26, 83.
American scenery, boston and vicintiy. 388.
American views.
American views, popular series.
American views, standard series.
Descriptive views, Boston and neighborhood.
New England series, new views.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F324
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