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Stereoscopic views of Charleston, South Carolina [graphic].

Title
Stereoscopic views of Charleston, South Carolina [graphic].
Publication
1860?-1903?
Electronic Resource
Image(s) via NYPL Digital Gallery

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Description
  • 19 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w; 100-115 x 178 mm.
  • 97 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w ;
Alternative Title
  • American scenery, stereoscopic studies.
  • American scenery, tourists series.
  • American scenery, war views.
  • American views, new H series.
  • American views, standard series.
  • The southern series, Charleston, South Carolina. 8, 38, 47.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Group portraits.
  • Photoprints.
  • Stereographs.
Note
  • Title devised by cataloger.
  • Includes views by O. Pierre Havens, F. A. Nowell, S. T. Souder, and other photographers and publishers. Some views by Nowell duplicate views by George N. Barnard, see record #NYPG92-F25.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 92-F31
Title
Stereoscopic views of Charleston, South Carolina [graphic].
Imprint
1860?-1903?
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views of Charleston: general and street views, including views from balconies and a view of a trolley; views of war damage and sites, including the Battery, Vendue Range where the "first shell struck," ruins of the Circular Church including burying ground, and Institute or "Secession" Hall; the Battery: East Battery from a balcony with chair and table in foreground, African American boys with baskets, homes beyond, bathing house and the Battery, the Jasper Monument; shipping, including views of ships off the battery, at dock, including the steamer "Planter" loaded with barrels, view of cotton on a wharf; churches: St. Michaels, including interior view, Lutheran, Unitarian; homes; Charleston Hotel; Roper Hospital; the Citadel; Customs house; Post Office; gardens, palmetto trees, a tea rose; men in a buggy in front of the Charleston water works; Magnolia Cemetery: African American man sitting beneath oaks, lake, chapel, Infantry monument; sculpture of John C. Calhoun by Hiram Powers in city hall [later removed to Columbia and destroyed when Sherman entered the city].
Group portraits made in or near Charleston: Euro-American group in yard and garden; African Americans: women and girls, "Oyster and Fish women," with baskets balanced on their heads; women in the cotton warehouse, working on drying cotton; group "gossiping at the gate"; African American with with ox cart loaded with Euro-American children, small houses beyond; African Americans men and women at work in in sweet potato field.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
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Added Author
Anderson. Photographer
Cook, Geo. L. (George L.). Photographer
Havens, O. Pierre, 1838-1912. Photographer
Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909. Photographer
Leidloff, H. (Herman). Photographer
Nowell, F. A. Photographer Charleston & vicinity.
Quinby, S. D. Photographer
Ryan, D. J., 1837- . Photographer Southern stereoscopic views. 107.
Souder, S. T. Photographer
Soule, John P. Photographer War views. 363, 373.
E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm) Views in Charleston, S. C. 9432, 9455.
E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm) War views. 3070.
Southern scenes in the stereoscope.
Kilburn Brothers, photographers.
Littleton View Co., publishers.
Quinby & Co., photographers.
Setley & Davis. Charleston, S. C. & vicinity. 185.
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title
American scenery, stereoscopic studies.
American scenery, tourists series.
American scenery, war views.
American views, new H series.
American views, standard series.
The southern series, Charleston, South Carolina. 8, 38, 47.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 92-F31
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