Film, Video Reviewing the "Texas" at Grant's Tomb

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Title
Reviewing the "Texas" at Grant's Tomb
Summary
"Shows every detail of the "Texas" as she passes Riverside Park. The background shows the white dome of the tomb on the hill crest"--Edison films catalog.
Contributor Names
White, James H. (James Henry), production.
Blackton, James Stuart, 1875-1941, camera.
Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward), 1875-1958, camera.
American Vitagraph Company.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1898.
Subject Headings
-  Texas (Second class battleship)
-  General Grant National Memorial (New York, N.Y.)
-  Naval ceremonies, honors, and salutes--New York (State)--New York
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  52048 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 3Sept1898; 52048.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Camera, J. Stuart Blackton and/or Albert E. Smith.
-  Duration: 1:35 at 20 fps.
-  Footage for original film varies in sources: from approximately 150 feet on cards in Paper Print card file to 50 feet in Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900. Footage for 16 mm. materials is taken from Early motion pictures, and, allowing for beginning title added by Niver, roughly corresponds to footage for paper rolls and 35 mm. viewing print, taken from Motion Picture Preservation Lab files.
-  Filmed August 20, 1898, on the Hudson River in New York City.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1834) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900, p. 461; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 274; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 12 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 35 [MI].
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
-  35 mm dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 9301 to FZA 2679.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (53 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 125 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (53 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 125 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 55 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 125 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 125 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 4848 (viewing print)
FEC 2884 (viewing print)
FRA 1855 (dupe neg pic)
FZA 2679 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 1017 (master pos pic)
Box 0090B (paper pos)
Box 5072C (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.1834
Library of Congress Control Number
98501110
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
Description
"Shows every detail of the "Texas" as she passes Riverside Park. The background shows the white dome of the tomb on the hill crest"--Edison films catalog.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/98501110
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Chicago citation style:

Blackton, James Stuart, Camera, Albert E Smith, American Vitagraph Company, Inc Thomas A. Edison, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Reviewing the "Texas" at Grant's Tomb. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/98501110/.

APA citation style:

Blackton, J. S., Smith, A. E., American Vitagraph Company, Thomas A. Edison, I., Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1898) Reviewing the "Texas" at Grant's Tomb. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98501110/.

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Blackton, James Stuart, Camera, et al. Reviewing the "Texas" at Grant's Tomb. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/98501110/>.

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