Research Catalog

Stereoscopic views of the U.S. Capitol

Title
Stereoscopic views of the U.S. Capitol [graphic].
Publication
1859?-1905?
Electronic Resource
Image(s) via NYPL Digital Gallery

Details

Additional Authors
Description
  • 3 stereographs (photoprints) ; silver gelatin, b&w; 90 x 180 mm.
  • 3 tissue stereographs : col. ;
  • 106 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, some col.
  • 10 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w ;
  • 3 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w ;
Alternative Title
  • Stereoscopic views of public buildings and statuary in Washington City. 1, 21, 40.
  • American scenery.
  • American scenery. 1180.
  • New American scenery. Washington D.C. and vicinity. 18.
  • American views.
  • American views. 793, 1022, 1040, 1146, 1148.
  • Capitol, Washington, D.C.
  • Gems of American scenery. 1204.
  • United States views.
  • Excelsior Stereo. views.
  • Views of Washington and vicinity.
  • Views of Washington, D.C. 1188, 1233
  • Views in and about Washington City, 1859.
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Stereoscopic views in and around the capitol.
  • Washington. Selected series.
  • The Perfec-stereograph. 100.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Photoprints.
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Stereographs.
  • Tissue stereographs.
Note
  • Includes views by W.M. Chase, G. Stacy and other photographers and publishers.
  • Includes 4 hand-colored photoprints. The tissue stereographs include a layer that is colored so that when they are held to the light they appear colored.
  • Tissue views are hand-numbered 9, 11, 25.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F95
Title
Stereoscopic views of the U.S. Capitol [graphic].
Imprint
1859?-1905?
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views of the U.S. Capitol: the dome under construction and showing cranes and lifts; the east front, showing gardens, lawns, sidewalks, curbs, lightposts, and horse trolleys; the West front and capitol grounds, including Bartholdi's fountain, the Garfield Monument, gardens; Sculpture: "Columbus" (Persico), "Civilization" (Greenough), "Lincoln" (Ream), the Rogers bronze doors, Statuary Hall, the "historical clock in the Old House chambers; Brumidi's painting in the dome; the House and Senate chambers; Congressional library; the President's room; corridors; a view of the mall from the Capitol; view from Pennsylvania Avenue; general view with a street, homes in the foreground; general view with the Smithsonian beyond; views of prints of the East and West front, and the House chamber.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
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Local Subject
Hand-colored photoprints.
Added Author
Bates, Joseph L., 1806 or 7-1886. Publisher
Bierstadt, Charles, 1819-1903. Photographer
Bohn, Casimir. Publisher
Campbell, Alfred S. Publisher
Chase, W. M. (William M.), approximately 1818-1901. Photographer
Cremer, James, 1821-1893. Photographer
Cudlip, Charles S. Publisher
Fisher, C. V. Photographer
Holmes, D. R. Photographer
M'Clees, J. E. Photographer
Pollock, Charles. Publisher
Purviance, W. T. Photographer
Rau, William H., 1855-1920
Rice, M. P. Photographer
Seaver, C., Jr. Photographer
Smith, W. M. Photographer
Stacy, G. (George) Photographer
American Stereoscopic Company. Publisher
Dodge, Collier & Perkins. pbls.
G.A.F. (Firm), photographers.
Griffith & Griffith (Firm), distributor.
International Stereoscopic View Company. Publisher
Keystone View Company. Publisher
Kilburn Brothers, publishers.
J. W. and J. S. Moulton, publishers.
New York Stereoscopic Co., publishers.
H. L. Roberts & Co., publishers.
H. Ropes & Co., publishers.
Underwood & Underwood, publishers.
Webster & Albee, publishers.
H.C. White Co., publishers.
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title
Stereoscopic views of public buildings and statuary in Washington City. 1, 21, 40.
American scenery.
American scenery. 1180.
New American scenery. Washington D.C. and vicinity. 18.
American views.
American views. 793, 1022, 1040, 1146, 1148.
Capitol, Washington, D.C.
Gems of American scenery. 1204.
United States views.
Excelsior Stereo. views.
Views of Washington and vicinity.
Views of Washington, D.C. 1188, 1233,
Views in and about Washington City, 1859.
Washington, D.C.
Stereoscopic views in and around the capitol.
Washington. Selected series.
The Perfec-stereograph. 100.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F95
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