Gems of Lake Superior scenery [graphic]

Title
Gems of Lake Superior scenery [graphic] / photographed by B.F. Childs.
Author
Childs, B. F. (Brainard F.), approximately 1841-1921.
Publication
Marquette, Mich. : Brubaker, Brubaker and Whitesides, 1870?-1879?
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Description
97 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w; 88x178mm.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Photoprints.
  • Portraits.
  • Stereographs.
Note
  • Views photographed by B.F. Childs and published by Childs, C.B. Brubaker or Brubaker & Whitesides.
  • Views are numbered: 6, 35, 36, 41, 45, 47, 59, 7476, 89, 93, 95, 98, 104, 110, 120, 126, 127, 133, 134, 151, 152, 170(?), 225, 246, 250, 257, 263, 270, 274, 282, 283, 292, 304, 308, 331, 332, 334, 344, 356, 357, 388, 421, 422, 446, 456, 470, 471, 489, 490, 500, 518, 522. Also includes unnumbered views.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F397
Author
Childs, B. F. (Brainard F.), approximately 1841-1921. Photographer
Title
Gems of Lake Superior scenery [graphic] / photographed by B.F. Childs.
Imprint
Marquette, Mich. : Brubaker, Brubaker and Whitesides, 1870?-1879?
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views of Lake Superior including towns, Indian camps, mines, transportation and scenery: views of Duluth: Erin go Bragh Saloon and other buildings on St. Louis Avenue, a boardwalk built over a marsh (?), boats tied up, town on hill beyond, Minnesota Point, showing boats on beach, houses; Hancock from Houghton, showing large building and homes; Houghton from the smelting works showing homes, churches, buildings; Marquette: from Ripley's rock showing docks, steamboat, sailing vessel, the ore dock, one view with cannon in foreground, from Ridge St. Bluff showing town above the harbor, ice blockade in Marquette harbor, June 1873, showing floating ice, ships with sails up, street view showing stables, other buildings, wagons, general view from St. Joseph's convent showing houses, ships in harbor beyond, and a view of a large church and rectory; Mackinac City: general view showing town and docks; Sault St. Marie: views of ships passing through the locks; an interior of an iron furnace showing molten metal being poured; copper mines: shaft houses, the Atlantic Stamp Mill; iron mines: locomotive entering mine tunnel, men in open mine, men splitting rock with large chisel and sledge hammers.
Indian camps: St. Marie rapids: residence of the Lo family, woman at door of wigwam, man cooking over open fire, Mrs. Lo and child, she in European dress, baby on cradle board, "Old Nokomis" and child in door of wigwam; Chippewa lodges, Beaver Bay; canoe building at St. Marie Rapids, canoemen shaking hands, man in canoe named "The Rapids Pilot"; men canoeing the rapids; the Crystal Grotto; views of the Pictured Rocks, including arches, waterfalls, cliffs, rock formations, and a view of men with a spyglass on top of the "Castle"; Presque Isle Falls; Boulder Point, Presque Isle Bay; Beaver Bay: Surveyors Point, with canoe on beach below, man with telescope on Point Lookout: falls of the Munising River; rocky peak called "Lover's Leap"; Pigeon River: falls, including a view with a rainbow, the dalles, Pigeon Bay, showing Boundary arch or cave; Falls of the Temperance River; Les Bay des Isles, rocks in the bay; "Point Agate, Midnight"; Palisde cave, showing two masted boat framed in mouth of cave; Thunder Cape: looking north, and the summit; Dalles of the St. Louis; "Ice cliffs of the Keweenaw"; Gros Cap, man in foreground, boat on Lake below; rock called "Bad Spirits Finger" rising out of lake; Great Arch, Mackinac; Arch of the Giant's stairway; views of log cabins, one in winter on Keweenaw called "Hotel de Flap Jack," two with women in front, laundry hanging; mail carrier with sled and dogs; Grand Salon of steamer "Peerless"; campsite; unidentified pier; staged scene of owl attacking small animal.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Indexed Term
Outdoor portraits.
Added Author
Brubaker, C. B. Publisher
Brubaker & Whitesides, publishers.
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F397
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