Research Catalog

Stereoscopic views of Boston Common

Title
Stereoscopic views of Boston Common [graphic].
Publication
1860?-1890?
Electronic Resource
Image(s) via NYPL Digital Gallery

Details

Additional Authors
Description
  • 120 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, some col.; 90x180mm or smaller.
  • 31 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w ;
Alternative Title
  • America illustrated, Boston and suburbs.
  • America illustrated, the tourist series. 6.
  • American scenery, Boston.
  • American scenery, Boston and vicinity.
  • American views, Boston and vicinity.
  • American views, New H series.
  • American views, peoples' series.
  • American stereoscopic views, Boston and vicinity. 3, 23, 43, 117.
  • Boston and vicinity. 162.
  • Descriptive series, Boston and neighborhood.
  • New England series, new views.
  • Standard series.
  • Stereoscopic views.
  • Stereoscopic gems, scenery and groups.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Art reproductions.
  • Photoprints.
  • Stereographs.
Note
  • Includes views by Joseph L. Bates, John P. Soule and other photographers and publishers.
  • Includes 5 hand-colored views
  • Some views formerly owned by "the Misses Blake."
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F336
Title
Stereoscopic views of Boston Common [graphic].
Imprint
1860?-1890?
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views of the Boston Commons: view from the state house, statue of Webster and Mann in the foreground; Beacon St. Mall including benches, trees, stone-lined gutter, men with cart; Charles St. Mall with pedestrians pausing for the camera; Tremont St. Mall; gates to the Common: Park St. entrance woman entering on a snowy day, horses with sleds full of snow entering West St., man in tophat near gate on a snowy day, views of a stone gate; paths in the common, overhung with trees, some with pedestrians, some showing snow scenes, one view showing a dog on a path near the pond; the old elm (blown down 1876), one view in winter; Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (designed by Martin Milmore): people standing behind wood barrier, chairs set up at base crowd looking at monument, garlands draped from it, view through the trees from Beacon St., from Tremont St., detail of bas relief at base of monument; Brewer's fountain (copy of a fountain by Lienard): some views showing it running, some not, people posing in front of it; Frog Pond, including the fountain; the state house dome from the commons; apple woman wearing ruffled cap, showing table and baskets; men selling apples, lemonade, one with civil war style army cap, sign on tree reads "patronize disabled soldier"; view of constable and small guard house; view of a balloon ascension. Some views duplicated.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
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Local Subject
Hand-colored photoprints.
Added Author
Alden, Augustus Ephraim, 1837-1914. Photographer
Allen, E. L. (Edward L.) Photographer
Baker, Leander, approximately 1842-1925. Boston and suburbs.
Barker, George, 1844-1894. Photographer
Barnum, Deloss. Photographer
Bates, Joseph L., 1806 or 7-1886. Photographer Boston and vicinity.
Chase, W. M. (William M.), approximately 1818-1901. Photographer
Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909. Photographer
Lord, R. E. (Rufus E.). Views of Boston and vicinity.
Moulton, J. S. (John S.), 1820/21- Photographer American views.
Moulton, J. S. (John S.), 1820/21- Photographer Boston and vicinity. 293.
Shaw, L. D. Photographer Boston common and public garden views.
Soule, John P. Photographer American views. 252, 612-614, 627, 991.
American Stereoscopic Company. Miscellaneous subjects. 1534.
American Stereoscopic Company. Boston and vicinity. 1208.
D. Appleton and Company. Views of Boston and vicinity. 156.
Bailey and Co. (Boston, Mass.) Views of Boston.
H. Ropes & Co. American and foreign stereoscopic views.
Shaw & Chamberlain, photographers.
Shaw and Lord. Boston views.
Strohmeyer & Wyman, publishers.
Charles Taber and Co. Boston. 49.
Underwood & Underwood, publishers.
U.S. Stereoscopic Company. Boston and vicinity. 559-560.
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title
America illustrated, Boston and suburbs.
America illustrated, the tourist series. 6.
American scenery, Boston.
American scenery, Boston and vicinity.
American views, Boston and vicinity.
American views, New H series.
American views, peoples' series.
American stereoscopic views, Boston and vicinity. 3, 23, 43, 117.
Boston and vicinity. 162.
Descriptive series, Boston and neighborhood.
New England series, new views.
Standard series.
Stereoscopic views.
Stereoscopic gems, scenery and groups.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F336
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