Photo, Print, Drawing Washington, D.C., views and outdoor sites

About this Item

Title
Washington, D.C., views and outdoor sites
Summary
Washington, D.C., views and outdoor sites. Includes Cedar Hill Cemetery, Arlington National Cemetery, and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Buildings and recreational activities along C&O Canal. White House sheep; cows outside Soldiers' Home. Aerial and waterfront views of Washington; Washington Monument; structures in Alexandria and Fairfax, Virginia; and Rock Creek Park. Street scenes, including a parade in Anacostia. Botanical gardens and specimens.
Contributor Names
National Photo Company.
French, Herbert E., 1883-approximately 1950, collector
Created / Published
1909-1932.
Subject Headings
-  National Zoological Park (U.S.)--1900-1940
-  Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (Md. and Washington, D.C.)--1900-1940
-  Cemeteries--Washington (D.C.)--1900-1940
-  Bridges--Washington Metropolitan Area--1900-1940
-  Animals--Washington (D.C.)--1900-1940
-  Sites--Washington (D.C.)--1900-1940
-  Parks--Washington (D.C.)--1900-1940
-  Streets--Washington (D.C.)--1900-1940
-  Monuments & memorials--Washington (D.C.)--1900-1940
-  Cities & towns--Washington (D.C.)--1900-1940
Format Headings
Aerial views--1900-1940.
Gelatin silver prints--1900-1940.
Views--1900-1940.
Notes
-  Arrangement: Arrangement: LOT 12357-1: Cemeteries; LOT 12357-2: Bridges; LOT 12357-3: C&O Canal; LOT 12357-4: Animals, miscellaneous; LOT 12357-5: National Zoo; LOT 12357-6: Views and outdoor sites; LOT 12357-7: Street scenes; LOT 12357-8: Parks; LOT 12357-9: Monuments and statues; LOT 12357-10: Washington, D.C. and environs.
-  LOT title devised by cataloger; other information from catalog card and published guide: Washingtoniana Photographs ... Library of Congress, 1989.
-  Some photos are captioned; some have dates. Corresponding negatives are found in series LC-F8, LC-F81, and LC-F82. Some are in poor condition.
-  Most photos mounted on paper or cardboard.
-  Includes reproductions of illustrations.
-  A finding aid is available in the Prints and Photographs Reading Room.
-  Forms part of the National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress)
-  Prints; Purchase; Herbert E. French; 1947.
-  Negatives; Gift; Herbert E. French; 1947.
Medium
ca. 1,060 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 20 x 25 cm. or smaller.
Call Number/Physical Location
LOT 12357 (F) [P&P]
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/pp/npcoquery.html
Library of Congress Control Number
2004668701
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication.
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
ca. 1,060 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 20 x 25 cm. or smaller. | Washington, D.C., views and outdoor sites. Includes Cedar Hill Cemetery, Arlington National Cemetery, and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Buildings and recreational activities along C&O Canal. White House sheep; cows outside Soldiers' Home. Aerial and waterfront views of Washington; Washington Monument; structures in Alexandria and Fairfax, Virginia; and Rock Creek Park. Street scenes, including a parade in Anacostia. Botanical gardens and specimens.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2004668701
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National Photo Company, and Herbert E French. Washington, D.C., views and outdoor sites. Chesapeake Maryland Ohio Canal Washington D.C. Washington Metropolitan Area, 1909. to 1932. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004668701/.

APA citation style:

National Photo Company & French, H. E. (1909) Washington, D.C., views and outdoor sites. Chesapeake Maryland Ohio Canal Washington D.C. Washington Metropolitan Area, 1909. to 1932. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004668701/.

MLA citation style:

National Photo Company, and Herbert E French. Washington, D.C., views and outdoor sites. to 1932. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004668701/>.