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Rolling bear

Rolling bear

Photograph of a sculpture by Barye in the Brooklyn Museum. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 029965. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Seascape at Niagara Falls, New York

Seascape at Niagara Falls, New York

Title devised by Library staff. Gottheim collection code: GNG 2A. Forms part of the Larry Gottheim Collection of stereographs and other early photographs (Library of Congress)

Person in a horse-drawn vehicle in front of a house, New York City, New York

Person in a horse-drawn vehicle in front of a house, New York City, Ne...

Title devised by Library staff. Photographer not identified. Attribution based on provenance. Possibly the boarding house where photographers George Stacy and brother James G. Stacy resided between about 1860 t... more

Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York City, New York

Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York City, New York

Title devised by Library staff. Gottheim collection code: GB 5A. Forms part of the Larry Gottheim Collection of stereographs and other early photographs (Library of Congress)

The Great Eastern, lying at the dock foot of Hammond Street, N.Y

The Great Eastern, lying at the dock foot of Hammond Street, N.Y

Title from item. Photographer not identified. Attribution based on provenance. Gottheim collection code: GNY 123. Forms part of the Larry Gottheim Collection of stereographs and other early photographs (Library... more

Fifth Avenue Hotel, N.Y. Stacy

Fifth Avenue Hotel, N.Y. Stacy

Stereograph shows the Fifth Avenue Hotel, across from Madison Square Park, New York City, New York. Title from item. Gottheim collection code: GNY 85. Forms part of the Larry Gottheim Collection of stereographs... more

H.B.M. Ship Hero 46

H.B.M. Ship Hero 46

Title from item. Photographer not identified. Attribution based on provenance. Gottheim collection code: GNY 9A. Forms part of the Larry Gottheim Collection of stereographs and other early photographs (Library ... more

Man standing in front of a house, women on the front porch, New York City, New York Stacy 143 Madison St

Man standing in front of a house, women on the front porch, New York C...

Title devised by Library staff. Possibly the boarding house where photographers George Stacy and brother James G. Stacy were living somtime between about 1860 through 1863 (source: Brady, Gore article, Stereowo... more

Table Rock Hotel, Niagara Falls

Table Rock Hotel, Niagara Falls

Title from item. Gottheim collection code: GNG 74. Forms part of the Larry Gottheim Collection of stereographs and other early photographs (Library of Congress)

The darkey in the air

The darkey in the air

Title from transparency sleeve. Transparency; no print or other reference available. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information abou... more

Fort Sumner - Fair Oaks, Va.

Fort Sumner - Fair Oaks, Va.

Glass transparency stereograph shows Union cannoneers preparing for an attack as infantry soldiers line up in the distance by the Chickahominy River, near Fair Oaks, Virginia, in June, 1862. Title from item. No... more

[Captain James William Forsyth, Provost Marshall of 18th Regular Army Infantry Regiment, sitting atop a crate of hardtack at Aquia Creek Landing, Virginia]

[Captain James William Forsyth, Provost Marshall of 18th Regular Army ...

Title devised by Library staff. Associated negative: LC-B811-214. Caption on negative sleeve: Capt. J. W. Forsyth, Provost Marshall, Aquia Creek, Feb. 1863.

[President Abraham Lincoln, with beard; half-length portrait, seated profile]

[President Abraham Lincoln, with beard; half-length portrait, seated p...

"The Famous Profile" by Anthony Berger, manager of Brady's Gallery, Washington D.C., made direct from an original collodion negative in the Meserve collection (M-82). One of seven poses taken by Berger on Tues... more

Gen. U.S. Grant & staff in front of Hdq. Cold Harbor, Va

Gen. U.S. Grant & staff in front of Hdq. Cold Harbor, Va

Title from negative sleeve. See: B8184-10280. See also: LC-B8184-10280;. Date from Grant & Lee: The Virginia Campaigns, 1864-1865 by William A. Frassanito, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1983, page 177. Cre... more

Collecting remains of killed at Cold Harbor for re-internment

Collecting remains of killed at Cold Harbor for re-internment

Glass window transparency shows African American soldiers digging with shovels near remains of the dead from the Battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia. Title from item. On photograph: Taylor & Huntington, sole owners... more

Abraham Lincoln, three-quarter length portrait, seated and holding his spectacles and a pencil

Abraham Lincoln, three-quarter length portrait, seated and holding his...

Title devised by Library staff. Meserve #97. Ostendorf #116. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Reference prints are in the PRES FILE: Lincoln, ... more

Monroe Landing, Rice Creek

Monroe Landing, Rice Creek

"W.H.J. & Co." on transparency. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 3571. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[Persians]
Cadets' quarters, U.S. Naval Academy

Cadets' quarters, U.S. Naval Academy

Listed in Detroit, Catalogue P (1906). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021340. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Horseshoe Falls

Horseshoe Falls

Transparencies form a panorama. Right transparency LC-D434-1538-R made from LC-D43-1538-R. Commissioned by New York Central Railroad, June-July, 1890. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 01538. Gift; State Historical So... more

Persians

Persians

Title from jacket. "P-7 62 X 9" on transparency. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 45035; supplied by cataloger. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

F.B. Dickerson

F.B. Dickerson

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 040081. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Montanesca Hotel

Montanesca Hotel

In Mount Pocono, Pa. Detroit Publishing Co. no. P.C. 9819. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Song of the lark

Song of the lark

Title from jacket. Photograph of a painting signed "Jules Breton, Courrieres 1884." Date on negative not legible. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 030823. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Nevada Fall

Nevada Fall

"W.H.J. Phot. Co." on transparency. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 6233. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The Alcazar, St. Augustine, Fla

The Alcazar, St. Augustine, Fla

"W.H. Jackson Phot. Co." on transparency. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 529. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Street scene, Chinatown, San Francisco

Street scene, Chinatown, San Francisco

Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943. vd image reversed 2/96

Women and children walking down a street, Chinatown, San Francisco

Women and children walking down a street, Chinatown, San Francisco

Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943. vd image reversed 2/96

Two children walking down the street, Chinatown, San Francisco

Two children walking down the street, Chinatown, San Francisco

Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943. vd image reversed 2/96

One Washington Place, Chinatown, San Francisco

One Washington Place, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Genthe's photographs of San Francisco's old Chinatown / photographs by Arnold Genthe ; selection and text by John Kuo Wei Tchen. New York : Dover Publications, 1984, pl. 22. Purch... more

Weighing fish, Chinatown, San Francisco

Weighing fish, Chinatown, San Francisco

Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943. vd image reversed 2/96

Petra, el-Khazne

Petra, el-Khazne

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: Finlay p[ositive]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Nile?
Petra

Petra

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: pos[itive]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

The upper room place of the last supper

The upper room place of the last supper

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: Art positive. On guide card: Positives from art series. G... more

Petra, Qasr-el-Bint

Petra, Qasr-el-Bint

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: Finlay p[ositive]. Nat. Geo. [i.e., Natiional Geographic]... more

Wady Shaib ?

Wady Shaib ?

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Caption on transparency sleeve: Wady Shaib? On transparency sleeve: Finlay p[ositive]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Petra
Upper section of Temple of el-Khazne in Petra

Upper section of Temple of el-Khazne in Petra

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. On transparency: No. 3. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Petra
Petra
Courtyard of caravansaray?

Courtyard of caravansaray?

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Egypt, Nile? Cairo?

Egypt, Nile? Cairo?

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: Finlay p[ositive]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Petra
Town on Lake Tiberias

Town on Lake Tiberias

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Petra, great high place of sacrifice

Petra, great high place of sacrifice

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: Nat. Geo. [i.e. National Geographic], p. 160. Gift; Episc... more

Garden Tomb interior American Colony, Jerusalem

Garden Tomb interior American Colony, Jerusalem

Title from transparency. On transparency: 5148. Date based on caption for similar image (LC-M36-395-A). Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Petra

Petra

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: pos[itive]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Petra

Petra

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: Finlay p[ositive]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Cairo--riverside

Cairo--riverside

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: Finlay pos[itive]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Petra, Siq entrance

Petra, Siq entrance

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: Finlay p[ositive]. Nat. Geo.[i.e., National Geographic], ... more

Famous religious paintings. "Abide with us," by Furst, in Austrian Hospice, Jerusalem

Famous religious paintings. "Abide with us," by Furst, in Austrian Hos...

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title devised by Library staff. Title and date based on caption for similar images (LC-M36-1112-A and LC-M36-1112... more

Egypt, boats on river

Egypt, boats on river

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: Finlay p[ositive]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Petra, great high place of sacrifice

Petra, great high place of sacrifice

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: Finlay p[ositive]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Petra

Petra

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: #21, pos[itive]. F-3-P. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Petra
Petra

Petra

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title devised by Library staff. On transparency sleeve: #4, pos. On transparency: 4. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Petra

Petra

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: pos[itive]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

View of plain and lake, probably in Palestine

View of plain and lake, probably in Palestine

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Petra

Petra

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from transparency sleeve. On transparency sleeve: #38, pos[itive]. On transparency: 38. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

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