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Photo, Print, Drawing Stereographs of the Spanish-American War, the Philippine American War, the Boer War and World War I

About this Item

Title

  • Stereographs of the Spanish-American War, the Philippine American War, the Boer War and World War I

Summary

  • Photographs from various publishers primarily document the Spanish-American war with emphasis on naval aspect of the war. These images depict the American ship "Terror;" Admiral Dewey's frigate, "Olympia;" the battleships "Oregon" and "Indiana;" gunners on the battleship "Oregon;" sailors from the "Olympia" in a parade after the war ended in December 1898; the wreckage of the American ships "Maine" and "Merrimac" and the destroyed Spanish ship, "Vizcaya." Other images related to the Spanish American War show homefront mobilization in Georgia and Tennessee and views of a fort and occupation depot in Cuba. The LOT also includes one stereograph of the Boer War showing troops preparing to march into the Orange Free State and a stereograph of casualties in a hospital on the Philippine Islands during the Philippine American War. Also includes two Keystone views related to World War II showing the battleship Louisiana at New York harbor and the wreck of a German aircraft in the Oise District, France.

Names

  • Carson, Marian S., collector
  • Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909, photographer
  • Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909, publisher
  • Rau, William Herman, 1855-1920, publisher
  • Strohmeyer & Wyman, publisher
  • American Stereoscopic Company, publisher
  • Keystone View Company, publisher
  • Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • c1898-c1919.

Headings

  • -  Spanish-American War, 1898--Military mobilization--American
  • -  Spanish-American War, 1898--Naval operations
  • -  World War, 1914-1918
  • -  South African War, 1899-1902
  • -  Naval warfare--Cuba--1890-1920
  • -  Warships--Spanish--1890-1920
  • -  Warships--American--1890-1920
  • -  Philippines--History--Philippine American War, 1899-1902--Casualties

Headings

  • Albumen prints--1890-1920.
  • Gelatin silver prints--1890-1920.
  • Stereographs--1890-1920.

Genre

  • Stereographs--1890-1920
  • Albumen prints--1890-1920
  • Gelatin silver prints--1890-1920

Notes

  • -  Some caption information appears on recto or verso of stereographs.
  • -  Publishers within the LOT: B.W. Kilburn; William H. Rau; Keystone View Company; Strohmeyer & Wyman; and American Stereoscopic Company.
  • -  LOT title devised by Library staff.
  • -  Captions available on most stereograph mounts.
  • -  Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1997; (DLC/PP-1997:105).
  • -  Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

Medium

  • 20 photographic prints on stereo cards : stereograph ; 9 x 18 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LOT 13579 (S) [P&P]

Source Collection

  • Carson, Marian S. Visual materials from the Marian S. Carson collection

Repository

  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2004667093

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Carson, Marian S., Collector, B. W Kilburn, William Herman Rau, Publisher Strohmeyer & Wyman, Publisher American Stereoscopic Company, Publisher Keystone View Company, and Marian S. Carson Collection, Kilburn, B. W, photographer. Stereographs of the Spanish-American War, the Philippine American War, the Boer War and World War I. American Cuba Philippines Spanish, None. c1898-c1919. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004667093/.

APA citation style:

Carson, M. S., Kilburn, B. W., Rau, W. H., Strohmeyer & Wyman, P., American Stereoscopic Company, P., Keystone View Company, P. & Marian S. Carson Collection, Kilburn, B. W., photographer. Stereographs of the Spanish-American War, the Philippine American War, the Boer War and World War I. American Cuba Philippines Spanish, None. c1898-c1919. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004667093/.

MLA citation style:

Carson, Marian S., Collector, et al., photographer by Kilburn, B. W. Stereographs of the Spanish-American War, the Philippine American War, the Boer War and World War I. c1898-c1919. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004667093/>.