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Stereoscopic views of the Centennial Exhibition, 1876, Philadelphia

Title
Stereoscopic views of the Centennial Exhibition, 1876, Philadelphia [graphic].
Publication
1876.

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Description
  • 203 stereographs (photographic prints) : albumen, b&w; 89 x 178 mm. or smaller.
  • 58 stereographs (photographic prints) : albumen, b&w ;
Alternative Title
  • American views, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Centennial exhibition.
  • Centennial views, Phila., new excelsior series.
  • Centennial exhibition, Philadelphia, 1876.
  • Centennial views, the "Best" series.
  • International exhibition, 1876.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Photoprints.
  • Stereographs.
Note
  • Title devised by cataloger.
  • Includes views by George Barker, G. W. Pach, Kilburn Brothers and other photographers and publishers.
  • Some views are photographs of etchings or other print media.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 91-F380
Title
Stereoscopic views of the Centennial Exhibition, 1876, Philadelphia [graphic].
Imprint
1876.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views of the Centennial Exhibition: general views: grounds, from George's Hill showing pavilion and reservoir, buildings, Schuylkill River and waterworks, views of the grounds including the lake, views of arm and torch of the Statue of Liberty, entrances, including one view showing police, King Iron Bridge, Observatory on George's Hill, George's Hill from Elm Ave., decorated wagon, sign for shooting gallery in foreground, Elm Ave. of July 4.; construction views: Main building showing railroad tracks in foreground; Centennial Exhibition opening showing the main building; Main Building: general interior views, carved bed in Chinese section, Swedish section showing figures in tableaus of Swedish life, Netherlands section, Victorian court in the Australian section, Brazilian section, Belgian furniture, exterior views; Machinery Hall: general views of the interior, the Corliss engine, Krupp exhibit; Agriculture Hall: exterior, general interior views, Spanish section, Italian section, "Old Abe" the live Wisconsin war eagle (carried in the War of Rebellion); Memorial Hall and Annex: vestibule, west corridor, sculpture from the Italian Dept.; state buildings, including view on New Hampshire Day; Rhode Island, New Jersey, New York, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Vermont state buildings; Kansas and Colorado building, including views of Mrs. Maxwell's Rocky Mountain Museum exhibit, with a view including Mrs. Maxwell, view of the Kansas exhibit.
Centennial exhibition: Horticulture Building: fountain and interior views; U.S. Government Pavilion: N.W. coast Indian war canoe, ships models, lamp for lighthouse, sea lions; Belmont Ave.; Log cabin in Olden Times, showing women carding wool and reeling yarn; Swedish schoolhouse including interior view; Spanish building; Brazilian Pavilion; German Empire Pavilion; Cafe; Tufts soda fountain; sculpture: Dying Lioness, "United States directing the onward course of America," and "American volunteer," "the Dreaming Iolanthe," sculpted in butter by Caroline S. Brooks, after Henrich Herz; Bryant Vase by Tiffany and Co.; Washington's carriage, showing it hitched to four white horses; Women's Pavilion; Shoe and leather building; "Centennial Chimes" showing bells; the boathouse.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
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Added Author
Barker, George, 1844-1894. Photographer
Barrett, W. W. Photographer
Beaman, E. O. (Elias Olcott), 1837-1876. Photographer
Cremer, James, 1821-1893. Photographer
Pach, G. W. (Gustavius W.), 1845-1904. Photographer
Reid, J., Capt., copyright holder.
Trenwith, John. Publisher American scenery, Centennial series.
L. Black & Co. Publisher
C.J. Cobban & Co. Publisher
De Young Palace Dollar Store. American scenery, Centennial series.
Fellows Photographic Co. Foreign & American views.
Kilburn Brothers, photographers.
National Photograph Company. Centennial views.
R. Newell & Sons, photographers.
G.J. Raymond & Co. Publisher
U.S. Stereoscopic View Advertising Co. Publisher
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title
American views, Philadelphia, Pa.
Centennial exhibition.
Centennial views, Phila., new excelsior series.
Centennial exhibition, Philadelphia, 1876.
Centennial views, the "Best" series.
International exhibition, 1876.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 91-F380
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