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Stereoscopic views of Virginia

Title
Stereoscopic views of Virginia [graphic].
Publication
1865?-1896?

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Description
  • 80 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, some col.; 90 x 178 mm. or smaller.
  • 5 stereographs (photoprints) : silver gelatin, b&w ;
  • 2 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w ;
Alternative Title
  • American scenery, the M & B series.
  • American scenery, views of Virginia.
  • American scenery, James River, Va. 663.
  • American scenery, Virginia.
  • American views, popular series.
  • European and American views. 498a.
  • Virginia Centennial views.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Group portraits.
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Photoprints.
  • Stereographs.
Note
  • Title devised by cataloger.
  • Includes views by A. F. Smith, Anthony, Bell & Bro. and other photographers and publishers.
  • Includes two hand-colored views.
  • Some views have tax stamps affixed
  • Two views have images mounted on verso.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 92-F71
Title
Stereoscopic views of Virginia [graphic].
Imprint
1865?-1896?
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views of Virginia: "Stylish Virginia Turnout," showing African American boy in goat cart; "Genuine Virginia Home," family on porch, man with rifle and dogs, chickens in yard; view on the Richmond & Allegheny R. R. showing tracks, canal; group at unidentified resort, including people in row boat, on dock, African American man holding horse; man in front of a gazebo at a resort; views on James River: Aiken's Landing, paddlewheel waiting for a "load of exchanged prisoners...March 1865", Drewry's Bluff, steam launch and young man with gun, view near Balcony Falls and confluence of the James and North Rivers, Martin's Lock, Balcony Bluff, Blue Ridge from the river, Mailboat "City of Hudson" near Jones Landing; Washington's birthplace; Alexandria: Old Episcopal Church where Washington was a member, firemen in the Centennial Parade; Appamattox: view of field where Lee surrendered showing large tree, split rail fence, view of house where Lee signed Capitulation papers, and bridge near Appamattox; Blue Ridge Springs: fountain and North Cottage, view of valley, and "typical mountain schoolhouse"; Bull Run: views of mounument for the First and Second Battles of Bull Run, one view showing Union officers and others, graphic representations of battles; ox cart in Elizabeth City; Fortress Monroe: walls and moat of fort, shot piled by interior wall, the Chesapeake Hospital, men in camps, tents, the N.C. staff mess of the 5th Reg., N.Y. St., other officers sitting around a table drinking, African Americans in the background.
Dutch Gap canal, with man on one bank; Fort Rogers: men on horseback and 400# cannon; headquarters of the 17th N.Y. at [Hales Hill]; showing log building with soldiers and others in front; Lewinsville: Union pickets on guard, peering around a tree, 43rd Reg. of N.Y. Volunteers on parade, tents in background, men of the 43rd Reg. slicing bread and doing other food preparation; Lexington: President's house at Washington and Lee College, former home of Robert E. Lee; Lynchburg: bridge and general view of town; Norfolk: Market Square; Bancroft and Santee at pier, general view of harbor, sailors in small steam and row boats at Naval Rendezvous, Hampton Roads, the armored cruiser U. S. S. Brooklyn; Petersburg: Petersburg R. R. Bridge, African American family in front of log "Cabin Home," Blanford Church, (built 1729) and Church yard, view of Crater, showing entrance to bunker (?) and fort near Petersburg showing cannon in foreground, tents beyond; creek and mill with water with on Salt Pond Mountain; Shenandoah Valley from Strasbourg; Williamsburg: courthouse, statue in front of the Old Capitol; Warm Springs: view of small homes and a hotel(?); view of the Wilderness battlefield, showing men in front of McCool's house and and the stone wall at Marie's Heights which was held by Confederate forces; view of a print or painting of Civil War battle at Winchester.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
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Local Subject
Hand-colored photoprints.
Added Author
Anderson, D. H. (David H.), 1827-1905. Photographer Anderson's stereoscopic views of Virginia.
Anderson, D. H. (David H.), 1827-1905. Photographer Views of Petersburg and vicinity.
Brown, G. O., active 1860-1889. Photographer American scenery. 21, 25.
Campbell, Aflred S. Publisher
Davis, James M. Distributor
Jarvis, John F. Publisher
Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909. Photographer
Smith, A. F. Publisher Select series of stereoscopic views.
Van Ness. Photographer Virginia scenery.
E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm) Southern scenes in the stereoscope. 2535, 2536.
E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm) Blue Ridge Springs, Va. 10194.
Bell & Bro. (Washington, D.C.) phts.
Griffith & Griffith (Firm) American and foreign views.
Bierstadt Brothers, photographers.
Boude & Miley, photographers.
Dodge, Collier & Perkins. phts.
Kilburn Brothers, photographers.
McCullum & Butterworth. Bull Run Mounments. 1, 2.
H. Ropes & Co. Publisher
J. W. and J. S. Moulton, photographers.
Selden & Co. Stereoscopic views in Richmond and vicinity. 2609.
Selden & Ennis. Stereoscopic views in Richmond and vicinity.
Underwood & Underwood. Publisher
U.S. Stereo View Advertising Co. Publisher
Webster & Albee. American scenery.
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title
American scenery, the M & B series.
American scenery, views of Virginia.
American scenery, James River, Va. 663.
American scenery, Virginia.
American views, popular series.
European and American views. 498a.
Virginia Centennial views.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 92-F71
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