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Photo, Print, Drawing Frances Benjamin Johnston's travels in Europe and the Middle East

About this Item

Title

  • Frances Benjamin Johnston's travels in Europe and the Middle East

Summary

  • Includes buildings, with some interiors and architectural details; bridges, fountains, and Roman ruins. Landscapes and waterscapes. People in native dress engaging in rural activities; village scenes; individual and group portraits. Artists' mart in Paris; motor touring party (1905), Johnston and others photographing; activities aboard ships. Johnston, Gertrude Käsebier, Antoine Lumière, and Auguste Rodin appear in some. Sites include England, France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, Netherlands, and places in Middle East such as Constantinople (Istanbul), Greece, Syria, and Haifa. Two photos of ship Lusitania.

Names

  • Johnston, Frances Benjamin, 1864-1952, photographer
  • Frances Benjamin Johnston photograph collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • 1890-1925.

Contents

  • LOT 11733-1. Steamer trip, England & France, 1890 -- LOT 11733-2. England 1897, Italy, SS Amsterdam -- LOT 11733-3. Italy, ca. 1899 -- LOT 11733-4. Europe, ca. 1900 -- LOT 11733-5. European trips, 1900, 1905, and Misc. views -- LOT 11733-6. England -- LOT 11733-7. Europe & Middle East, 1925 -- LOT 11733-8. European views, unidentified -- LOT 11733-9. Ships, ca. 1905-1907.

Headings

  • -  Johnston, Frances Benjamin,--1864-1952--Journeys
  • -  Käsebier, Gertrude,--1852-1934
  • -  Lumière, Antoine,--1842-1911
  • -  Rodin, Auguste,--1840-1917
  • -  Lusitania (Steamship)
  • -  Buildings--Europe--1890-1930
  • -  Architectural elements--Europe--1890-1930
  • -  Interiors--Europe--1890-1930
  • -  Bridges--Europe--1890-1930
  • -  Ruins--Europe--1890-1930
  • -  Fountains--Europe--1890-1930
  • -  Country life--Europe--1890-1930
  • -  Buildings--Middle East--1890-1930
  • -  Photography--1890-1930
  • -  Art--1890-1930
  • -  Markets--France--Paris--1890-1930
  • -  Tourists--1890-1930
  • -  Automobiles--1900-1910
  • -  Ships--1890-1930
  • -  Europe
  • -  Middle East

Headings

  • Albumen prints--1890-1930.
  • Business cards--1890-1930.
  • Clippings--1890-1930.
  • Cyanotypes--1890-1930.
  • Gelatin silver prints--1890-1930.
  • Group portraits--1890-1930.
  • Landscape photographs--1890-1930.
  • Portrait photographs--1890-1930.
  • Visiting cards--1890-1930.
  • Waterscape photographs--1890-1930.

Genre

  • Landscape photographs--1890-1930
  • Waterscape photographs--1890-1930
  • Visiting cards--1890-1930
  • Business cards--1890-1930
  • Portrait photographs--1890-1930
  • Group portraits--1890-1930
  • Gelatin silver prints--1890-1930
  • Albumen prints--1890-1930
  • Cyanotypes--1890-1930
  • Clippings--1890-1930

Notes

  • -  Arrangement: Arranged roughly by trip and year of journey into nine subdivisions. Subdivisions 1 through 4 and 6 through 9 are G size. Subdivision 5 is F size.
  • -  Title devised. Penned, pencilled, or typed captions on some.
  • -  Some photos may not be by Johnston.
  • -  Ninety-two are photos made by the Library of Congress Photoduplication Service from original negatives in series LC-J681, J682, J684, and J698.
  • -  Includes some photos made from the same negative by different processes.
  • -  Accompanied by business and calling cards, receipts, newspaper clippings, postcards, envelopes, and a set of caption cards that have not been matched to corresponding images.
  • -  Gift and purchase; Frances Benjamin Johnston estate; 1953.
  • -  Eighteen transferred from LC Manuscript Division; 1982. DLC/PP-1982:211.
  • -  Photos taken during six or seven trips abroad. For related photos of Johnston's shipboard experiences, see LOT 9803 and LOT 9805; for Johnston's photos of European architecture and gardens, see LOT 11731.
  • -  Finding aid available online https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/eadpnp.pp021014
  • -  Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Medium

  • 859 photoprints : 754 gelatin silver, 103 cyanotype, 2 albumen ; 25 x 35 cm. or smaller

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LOT 11733 (F) (G) [P&P]

Source Collection

  • Frances Benjamin Johnston photograph collection (Library of Congress)

Repository

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

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 87708028

Rights Advisory

Access Advisory

  • LOT 11733-5; Served by appointment only.

Online Format

  • image

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Frances Benjamin Johnston Photograph Collection, Johnston, Frances Benjamin, photographer. Frances Benjamin Johnston's travels in Europe and the Middle East. France Europe Paris Middle East, 1890. to 1925. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/87708028/.

APA citation style:

Frances Benjamin Johnston Photograph Collection, Johnston, F. B., photographer. (1890) Frances Benjamin Johnston's travels in Europe and the Middle East. France Europe Paris Middle East, 1890. to 1925. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/87708028/.

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Frances Benjamin Johnston Photograph Collection, photographer by Johnston, Frances Benjamin. Frances Benjamin Johnston's travels in Europe and the Middle East. to 1925. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/87708028/>.