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Stereoscopic views of cultural and educational buildings in Boston

Title
Stereoscopic views of cultural and educational buildings in Boston [graphic].
Publication
1859?-1885?
Electronic Resource
Image(s) via NYPL Digital Gallery

Details

Additional Authors
Description
  • 63 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, some col.; 88x178mm. or smaller.
  • 10 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w ;
Alternative Title
  • America illustrated, Boston and suburbs.
  • American stereoscopic views, Boston and vicinity. 1, 9.
  • Descriptive series, Boston and neighborhood.
  • Dscriptive series, Boston and neighborhoods.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Portraits.
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Photoprints.
  • Stereographs.
Note
  • Includes views by D. Barnum, John P. Soule and other photographers and publishers.
  • Includes one hand-colored view.
  • Some views formerly owned by "the Misses Blake."
  • Some views have stamp on verso from the Architecture Dept., M.I.T.
  • One view has a stamp of a bird, with the name Mrs. Wm. E. Prescott on the verso.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F370
Title
Stereoscopic views of cultural and educational buildings in Boston [graphic].
Imprint
1859?-1885?
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Cultural and educational buildings in Boston: the Atheneum; the Horticultural building, including view showing the Studio building near it and views from Boston Common; the Art Museum, including interior views showing paintings, a woman sitting at an easel, sculpture; the Boston Museum, showing iron balconies; the Natural History Museum; the Public Library (two different buildings), including an interior view showing room with long tables; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, including interior view of men at drawing tables in a classroom; the Academy of Music; the High and Latin School on Bedford St.; interior view of the DeVries Art Establishment, showing paintings, statuary; exhibits including the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association, 13th exhibition, 1878, showing flowers, wares; women at unidentified exhibition; Christian Endeavor visitors, tent, and crowd in an auditorium, 1895; view of a thatched hut, and a view of two women ("Pride of the Micmac") sitting in front of a wigwam and painted backdrop at the sportsmen's exhibition, 1898; men with guns, shells (?) at a sportsmen's exhbition; Caroline S. Brooks and her sculpture in butter during a public exhibition at Armory Hall in 1877; the large, ornate organ in the Music Hall; Martin Milmore's studio, showing design of soldier's monument for the city of Roxbury.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Connect to:
Local Subject
Hand-colored photoprints.
Painted backdrops.
Added Author
Alden, Augustus Ephraim, 1837-1914. Photographer
Allen, E. L. (Edward L.) Photographer
Baker, Leander, approximately 1842-1925. Boston and suburbs.
Barnum, Deloss. Photographer
Bates, Joseph L., 1806 or 7-1886. Publisher Boston and vicinity.
Chase, W. M. (William M.), approximately 1818-1901. Photographer
Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909. Photographer
Smith, Edward F. Publisher
Smith, H. G. Photographer
Soule, John P. Photographer American views. 543, 584, 606.
Bailey and Co. (Boston, Mass.) Views of Boston.
Bierstadt Brothers, photographers.
Evans & Soule. Views of Boston and vicinity.
Littleton View Co. Publisher
Raymond Bros. Boston views.
H. Ropes & Co. Publisher
Shaw & Lord. Views of Boston and vicinity.
Underwood & Underwood, publishers.
U.S. Stereoscopic Company. Publisher
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title
America illustrated, Boston and suburbs.
American stereoscopic views, Boston and vicinity. 1, 9.
Descriptive series, Boston and neighborhood.
Dscriptive series, Boston and neighborhoods.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F370
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