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Stereoscopic views of the Boston Public Gardens

Title
Stereoscopic views of the Boston Public Gardens [graphic].
Publication
1865?-1890?
Electronic Resource
Image(s) via NYPL Digital Gallery

Details

Additional Authors
Description
  • 185 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, some col.; 90x178mm. or smaller.
  • 27 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w ;
Alternative Title
  • America illustrated, Boston and suburbs.
  • America illustrated, the tourist series.
  • American scenery.
  • American scenery, Boston.
  • American scenery, Boston and vicinity. 406.
  • American scenery, Boston Mass., and vicinity. 686.
  • American scenery, stereoscopic studies.
  • American scenery, tourist series. 2572.
  • American stereoscopic views, boston and vicinity. 47, 113, 114.
  • American views, Boston and vicinity.
  • American views, New H series.
  • American views, peoples' series.
  • American views, standard series.
  • The Best series, Boston.
  • Boston and vicinity. 292, 301-305.
  • Boston and vicinity. 153, 154, 157, 158.
  • Boston, Mass.
  • Descriptive series, Boston and neighborhood.
  • Stereoscopic gems, scenery and groups.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Photoprints.
  • Stereographs.
Note
  • Includes views by Joseph L. Bates, B. W. Kilburn, John P. Soule and and other photographers and publishers.
  • Includes 12 hand-colored views.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F337
Title
Stereoscopic views of the Boston Public Gardens [graphic].
Imprint
1865?-1890?
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views of the Public Garden, Boston: general views showing the layout of the pond, paths, plantings and showing apartments, homes and churches beyond, trolley tracks and wagons on street in foreground; views of the pond including views of the iron bridge that crosses it, white ducks and swans resting at its edge, a swan house, women with baby carriages on path along ponds, rowboats, people sitting on benches in the shade near the pond, the fountain in the lake, and gazebo on penisula, paddle boats, some made to look like swans, some with striped awnings, fountain, gazebo, rustic bench in foreground, swan in lake, bridge beyond; paths in the garden showing flowers, shrubs, topiary; the Washington Equestrian statue by Thomas Ball, including man in 18th century costume standing in front of it; the Sumner statue by Thomas Ball; the Ether Monument by J.Q.A. Ward; the "Maid of the Mist" or "Venus rising from the sea," some views showing fountain surrounding sculpture on, some off, one view showing pool drained; the Edward Everett statue by Story; the green house from several vantage points; the rustic arbor, showing people on benches, women with baby carriage, sign reading "James King, rustic builder, New Haven, Conn."; flower beds, girl with baby carriage; planter made to look like tree, with coleus (?), ivy and other plants making the foliage; police man sitting at edge of path; many views including men, women and children, in which details of dress are visible. 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.
Baker, Leander, approximately 1842-1925. Boston and vicinity views.
Baker, Leander, approximately 1842-1925. Boston views.
Barnum, Deloss. Photographer American views, New England. 76, 77, 80.
Bates, Joseph L., 1806 or 7-1886. Photographer Boston and vicinity.
Beckford, C. A. (Charles A.). American views Photographer
Chase, W. M. (William M.), approximately 1818-1901. Photographer Excelsior stereo views.
Chase, W. M. (William M.), approximately 1818-1901. Photographer United States Views.
French, J. A. Photographer Gems for the stereoscope. 329.
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, Boston and vicinity. 301, 305, 402, 403, 405.
Proctor, G. K. Photographer American views.
Smith, Edward F. Publisher
Soule, John P. Photographer American views. 544-549, 611.
Soule, John P. Photographer Boston and vicinity. 545, 548, 551, 611, 626, 637, 638, 989, 990.
American Stereoscopic Company. Boston and vicinity.
Bailey and Co. (Boston, Mass.) Views of Boston.
Dodge, Collier & Perkins. American views. phts.
Evans & Soule. Views of Boston and vicinity.
Keystone View Company, publishers.
Kilburn Brothers, photographers.
Littleton View Co., photographers.
J. W. & J. S. Moulton. New series, american views.
Shaw and Lord. Boston views.
Surdam & White, publishers.
Charles Taber and Co. Boston. 45.
Union View Company. Boston public garden and vicinity. 633, 635, 646, 649, 683.
U.S. Stereoscopic Company. Boston and vicinity. 566, 568.
Underwood & Underwood, distributor.
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title
America illustrated, Boston and suburbs.
America illustrated, the tourist series.
American scenery.
American scenery, Boston.
American scenery, Boston and vicinity. 406.
American scenery, Boston Mass., and vicinity. 686.
American scenery, stereoscopic studies.
American scenery, tourist series. 2572.
American stereoscopic views, boston and vicinity. 47, 113, 114.
American views, Boston and vicinity.
American views, New H series.
American views, peoples' series.
American views, standard series.
The Best series, Boston.
Boston and vicinity. 292, 301-305.
Boston and vicinity. 153, 154, 157, 158.
Boston, Mass.
Descriptive series, Boston and neighborhood.
Stereoscopic gems, scenery and groups.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F337
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