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Photo, Print, Drawing [Pictures related to places and objects in the built environment, buildings, interiors, exteriors, bridges, modes of transportation, and views of nature in the Marian S. Carson collection]

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Title

  • [Pictures related to places and objects in the built environment, buildings, interiors, exteriors, bridges, modes of transportation, and views of nature in the Marian S. Carson collection]

Summary

  • Prints show the built environment, mainly street-level and bird's-eye views of churches and houses, with interior and exterior views, and bridges, all where situated in the cityscape and the natural environment, primarily in Pennsylvania, and in particular, Philadelphia, but also early views of the West in California (Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco), Colorado, Mexico, New Mexico, Utah (Salt Lake City), and Washington Territory, and places in the Northeast; includes reproductions of maps and landscape views from various print media, also photographs of drawings by Frank H. Taylor and others, and aerial photographs of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Names

  • Cremer, James, 1821-1893, photographer
  • Germon, W. L. (Washington Lafayette), photographer
  • Hadley, U. P. (Urban Pope), 1852-1911, photographer
  • Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908, photographer
  • Langenheim, Frederick, 1809-1879, photographer
  • Langenheim, William, 1807-1874, photographer
  • M'Clees, Jas. E. (James E.), photographer
  • Peiser, Theodore E., photographer
  • Purviance, W. T. (William T.), photographer
  • Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909, photographer
  • Taber, I. W. (Isaiah West), 1830-1912, photographer
  • Taylor, Frank H. (Frank Hamilton), 1846-1927, artist
  • American Museum of Photography (Philadelphia, Pa.)
  • Cunningham & Co. (1880-1889), photographer
  • McClees & Germon, photographer
  • W.H. Jackson Photograph and Publishing Co., photographer
  • Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • [1855-1970, bulk dates 1860-1880 and 1940-1960]

Headings

  • -  Ross, Betsy,--1752-1836--Homes & haunts
  • -  Wayne, Anthony,--1745-1796--Statues
  • -  Fairmount Water Works (Philadelphia, Pa.)
  • -  Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • -  Bridges--United States--1850-1970
  • -  Carriages & coaches--United States--1930-1970
  • -  Churches--United States--1850-1970
  • -  Commercial streets--United States--1850-1970
  • -  Dwellings--United States--1850-1970
  • -  Equestrian statues--1950-1970
  • -  Interiors--1870-1970
  • -  Ships--United States--1930-1970
  • -  Street railroads--United States--1930-1970
  • -  Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.)
  • -  Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)
  • -  Philadelphia (Pa.)
  • -  Washington Territory

Headings

  • Advertisements--1800-1940.
  • Aerial photographs--1950-1970.
  • Card photographs--1850-1900.
  • Dye coupler transparencies--1950-1970.
  • Halftone photomechanical prints--Color--1900-1910.
  • Paper negatives--1850-1890.
  • Photographic prints--1850-1970.
  • Postcards--1900-1950.
  • Reproductions--1930-1970.
  • Stats--1930-1970.

Genre

  • Advertisements--1800-1940
  • Aerial photographs--1950-1970
  • Card photographs--1850-1900
  • Dye coupler transparencies--1950-1970
  • Paper negatives--1850-1890
  • Photographic prints--1850-1970
  • Halftone photomechanical prints--Color--1900-1910
  • Postcards--1900-1950
  • Reproductions--1930-1970
  • Stats--1930-1970

Notes

  • -  Arrangement: Organized into a single LOT; Arrangement: Arranged by size in 4 AA size boxes, 3 A size boxes, and 1 B size box, and when possible grouped by subject or format.
  • -  LOT title devised by Library staff.
  • -  Media types represented are salted paper, albumen, cyanotype, and gelatin silver photographs, stats, paper negatives, one color film transparency, one ink drawing, and a color halftone photomechanical print on a postcard.
  • -  Includes 35 photographic reproductions of drawings by Frank H. Taylor. Twenty-three photographs are from the 1915 edition "Ever Changing Philadelphia" (lacks "Southeast from Logan Square"), also includes the booklet with descriptions of each image. There are twelve photographs from the "Old Philadelphia" series. The images are of notable city streets, churches, residences, and other sites in and around Philadelphia.
  • -  Also includes 1 drawing, ink over graphite, showing the "Music pavillion, Lemon Hill, Fairmount Park, seats for 2500 people", related to a cyanotype of the same view; 24 mounted photos on a double-sided sheet showing "DorĂ©'s Bible illustrations" for the "Langenheim's Magic Lantern" picture show; as well as 8 mounted photographs with "American Museum of Photography, Philadelphia" stamped on the verso.
  • -  Among the artists and photographers represented in the collection are: Jex Bardwell "Photographic Sketches, in and about the City of Detroit", C.W. Briggs, B.F. Conaway, Santa Ana, California, F. Gutekunst, 712 Arch Street, Philadelphia, T.G. Holland, "Ferrotype, & Photographer, No. 511 Walnut Street, Wilmington, Del.", R. Newell & Son, C. H. Nielson, "Manufac. of all kinds of paper & glass views, Niagara Falls", Alex. L. Pach, 220 North Third St., Easton, PA., G. Pach, Long Branch, Parker, Photographer, 740 Fifth Street, San Diego, Cal., Purviance, photographer, Philadelphia, Julius F. Sachse, G.E. Staniford, Salem, Mass., T.E. Stanton, Temple Block, 119 and 129 North Main St., Los Angeles, Cal., and F.A. Tremaine, photo., Pittsburgh, Penna.
  • -  (DLC/PP-1996:087, 1997:105, 1998:151, 2001:029).
  • -  Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

Medium

  • 274 items : photographs, paper negatives, stats, reproductions, and letterpress works, some color ; 55 x 40 cm or smaller.
  • 1 drawing : ink over graphite underdrawing ; 11.2 x 17.1 cm.
  • 1 transparency : color ; 19 x 24 cm (8 x 10 format)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LOT 14119 (H) [P&P]

Source Collection

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

Repository

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2016651851

Rights Advisory

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Taylor, Frank H. , Artist, American Museum Of Photography, and Marian S. Carson Collection, Cremer, James, W. L Germon, U. P Hadley, W. E Hook, Frederick Langenheim, William Langenheim, Jas. E M'Clees, et al., photographer. Pictures related to places and objects in the built environment, buildings, interiors, exteriors, bridges, modes of transportation, and views of nature in the Marian S. Carson collection. Ontario Pennsylvania Germantown Washington Territory Philadelphia United States New York Niagara Falls, 1855. [to 1970, Bulk Dates 1860 to 1880 and 1940 to 1960] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016651851/.

APA citation style:

Taylor, F. H., American Museum Of Photography & Marian S. Carson Collection, Cremer, J., Germon, W. L., Hadley, U. P., Hook, W. E., Langenheim, F., Langenheim, W. [...] W.H. Jackson Photograph And Publishing Co, photographer. (1855) Pictures related to places and objects in the built environment, buildings, interiors, exteriors, bridges, modes of transportation, and views of nature in the Marian S. Carson collection. Ontario Pennsylvania Germantown Washington Territory Philadelphia United States New York Niagara Falls, 1855. [to 1970, Bulk Dates 1860 to 1880 and 1940 to 1960] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016651851/.

MLA citation style:

Taylor, Frank H. , Artist, American Museum Of Photography, and Marian S. Carson Collection, photographers by Cremer, James, et al. Pictures related to places and objects in the built environment, buildings, interiors, exteriors, bridges, modes of transportation, and views of nature in the Marian S. Carson collection. [to 1970, Bulk Dates 1860 to 1880 and 1940 to 1960] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016651851/>.