Format Film, Video
Dates 1898
Location Central Park
New York
Language English
Subjects Central Park (New York, N.Y.)
Horse Drawn Vehicles
New York
New York (State)
Pedestrians
Sleighing
Sleighs
Winter
Title
Sleighing scene /
Description
Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 16Dec1898; 73462. Duration: 0:47 at 15 fps. Location: West Side Drive, Central Park, New York, N.Y. A view of a snow-covered road in Central Park. A variety of horse-drawn sleighs ride by the camera from both directions. Only two pedestrians appear. From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: SLEIGHING SCENE. Unbehangen [code for telegraphic orders]. A view taken on the West Side Drive in Central Park. Shows a continuous stream of handsome rigs and turnouts passing in both directions. Pedestrians watch the gay carnival. 50 feet. $7.50. The Library of Congress copy of this film was deposited for copyright prior to editing and scenes may differ from those described in the Edison Company summary. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files. Received: 12/16/1898; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection. Received: 1989/90 from UCLA; arch neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection. Received: 1991 from LC lab; ref prints and dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection. 1 roll (58 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Created / Published
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1898.
Subject Headings
-  Sleighing--New York (State)--New York
-  Sleighs--New York (State)--New York
-  Horse-drawn vehicles--New York (State)--New York
-  Pedestrians--New York (State)--New York
-  Winter--New York (State)--New York
-  Central Park (New York, N.Y.)
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 16Dec1898; 73462.
-  Duration: 0:47 at 15 fps.
-  Location: West Side Drive, Central Park, New York, N.Y.
-  A view of a snow-covered road in Central Park. A variety of horse-drawn sleighs ride by the camera from both directions. Only two pedestrians appear.
-  From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: SLEIGHING SCENE. Unbehangen [code for telegraphic orders]. A view taken on the West Side Drive in Central Park. Shows a continuous stream of handsome rigs and turnouts passing in both directions. Pedestrians watch the gay carnival. 50 feet. $7.50.
-  The Library of Congress copy of this film was deposited for copyright prior to editing and scenes may differ from those described in the Edison Company summary.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 12/16/1898; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 1989/90 from UCLA; arch neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 1991 from LC lab; ref prints and dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 roll (58 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
LC 286 (paper pos)
FEB 9839 (ref print)
FEB 9761 (ref print, copy 2)
FPE 5574 (dupe neg)
FPE 5604 (arch neg)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
lcmp002 m2a38968 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/lcmp002.m2a38968
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694381
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694381


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