Stereoscopic views of the oil region of Pennsylvania and New York [graphic].

Title
Stereoscopic views of the oil region of Pennsylvania and New York [graphic].
Publication
[1860?-1910?]
Electronic Resource
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Description
  • 1 stereograph (photomechanical print) : halftone, b&w; 100-113 x 178 mm.
  • 3 stereographs (photographic prints) : silver gelatin, b&w ;
  • 39 stereographs (photographic prints) : albumen, b&w ;
  • 68 stereographs (photographic prints) : albumen, b&w ;
Alternative Title
  • American scenery. 2753, 2754, 2757, 2773, 2781, 2784, 2787, 2803, 2805.
  • American series.
  • American views, new H series.
  • Metropolitan series.
Genre/Form
  • Albumen prints.
  • Group portraits.
  • Halftone photomechanical prints.
  • Photographic prints.
  • Silver gelatin prints.
  • Stereographs.
Note
  • Title devised by cataloger.
  • Includes views by C. W. Woodward, Frank Robbins, Detlor & Waddell and other photographers and publishers.
  • Includes six hand-colored views.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Event (note)
  • Woodward, Union View Co., L. D. & Co., and American scenery series are from the same negative series.
  • Some Frank Robbins views have had name removed and the label of the National Oil Journal attached.
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 91-F314
Title
Stereoscopic views of the oil region of Pennsylvania and New York [graphic].
Imprint
[1860?-1910?]
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Event
Woodward, Union View Co., L. D. & Co., and American scenery series are from the same negative series.
Some Frank Robbins views have had name removed and the label of the National Oil Journal attached.
Summary
Views in the oil region of Pennsylvania and New York: primarily views along Oil Creek, but also views in the Tuna Valley of New York and Pennsylvania; primarily views of oil derricks, including the first oil well (1859, near Titusville), refineries, storage tanks, shipping in barrels on barges and by railroad tank car, shooting wells with nitrolycerine, pumping oil, oil refinery and tank fires, drilling and removing drills from wells; also includes views of the r.r. bridge over Kinzua Creek, including a construction view; views of wagons fording a river, a ferry, towns in the oil region including Bradford, Oil City, Summit City, Tidioute, Tarport and Limestone; views of homes including "Old Boyd House," a log cabin, with "oil exchange" in background, views of churches, burning oil tanks at Olean, N.Y., a train wreck on the B. B. & K. R. R., people picnicking at Flat Iron Rocks, and a view of a man on horseback paying a bridge toll at Petroleum Center; group portrait of men and boys in the hollow bole of a tree.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
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Added Author
Johnson, T. H. (Thomas H.), 1821- Photographer Johnson's photographic views in the oil regions of Pennsylvania.
Mather, John A. (John Aked), 1829-1915. Photographer Mather's stereoscopic views of the Pennsylvania oil region.
Macurdy, J. C. Stereoscopic views, in the Pennsylvania oil regions.
Robbins, Frank, 1846- Photographer Bullion oil region. 3, 7.
Robbins, Frank, 1846- Photographer Bradford oil region.
Robbins, Frank, 1846- Photographer Large stereoscopic views of the Pennsylvania oil region. 27-32.
Robbins, Frank, 1846- Photographer Views of the Penna. oil region. 16, 20, 40, 49, 50, 53, 54, 83, 107.
West, J. Photographer Stereoscopic views of the Pennsylvania oil region. 1.
Woodward, C. W. (Charles Warren) Photographer Oil regions of Pennsylvania. 2758, 2768, 2776, 2784, 2787, 2797.
American Stereoscopic Company. Views of the oil region. 174, 179.
Copeland & Fleming. Views of the Pennsylvania oil region.
Detlor & Waddell. Stereoscopic views of the oil country. 19, 28, 29, 42, 73, 76.
Keystone View Company. Publisher
J. Ward & Son (Firm), photographers.
L.D. & Co. Publisher
Underwood & Underwood. Publisher
Union View Company. Oil regions of Pennsylvania. 2757, 2758, 2760, 2761, 2763, 2769, 2770, 2771, 2773, 2780, 2787, 2790, 2795, 2796, 2798, 2800, 2803, 2804, 2806.
Webster & Albee. Artistic American scenery.
West & Waddell. Stereoscopic views of the Pennsylvania oil regions. 75, 80, 129.
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title
American scenery. 2753, 2754, 2757, 2773, 2781, 2784, 2787, 2803, 2805.
American series.
American views, new H series.
Metropolitan series.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 91-F314
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