Film, Video General Wheeler and Secretary Alger Gen. Wheeler and Sec'y Alger / Gen. Wheeler and Secretary of War Russell A. Alger at Camp Wikoff

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Title
General Wheeler and Secretary Alger
Other Title
Gen. Wheeler and Sec'y Alger
Gen. Wheeler and Secretary of War Russell A. Alger at Camp Wikoff
Summary
"This picture was taken in front of Gen. Wheeler's headquarters at Camp Wikoff during Gen. Alger's tour of inspection of the camp. The two distinguished military men are seen overlooking the immense camp ground, and then turning and walking toward the camera. The negative is very fine photographically, and the portraiture unexcelled"--Biograph picture catalogue.
Contributor Names
American Mutoscope Company.
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope Company, [1898]
Subject Headings
-  Wheeler, Joseph,--1836-1906
-  Alger, R. A.--(Russell Alexander),--1836-1907
-  Camp Wikoff (N.Y.)
-  Military camps--New York (State)--Montauk Point
-  United States.--Army--Inspection
-  Spanish-American War, 1898
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H28551 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 24Feb1903; H28551.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Probable release date from AFI catalog: film beginnings, 1893-1910.
-  Duration: 0:23 at 16 fps.
-  Filmed in September, 1898 in Camp Wikoff at Montauk Point, Long Island, New York.
-  Biograph production no. 775.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0120) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 116-117; Biograph picture catalogue, Nov. 1902, p. 107 [MI]; AFI catalog: film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 402; Biograph production log, v. 1: 1899-1903.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  35 mm dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 9292 to FZA 2722.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (13 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (13 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 15 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 3134 (viewing print)
FEC 2887 (viewing print)
FRA 0467 (dupe neg pic)
FZA 2722 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 1134 (master pos pic)
Box 0134G (paper pos)
Box 5469D (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.0120
Library of Congress Control Number
98500670
Language
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
11708587
Description
"This picture was taken in front of Gen. Wheeler's headquarters at Camp Wikoff during Gen. Alger's tour of inspection of the camp. The two distinguished military men are seen overlooking the immense camp ground, and then turning and walking toward the camera. The negative is very fine photographically, and the portraiture unexcelled"--Biograph picture catalogue.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/98500670
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