Archives Center Glass Plate Collection, ca. 1910-1920
Archives Center, NMAH, SI
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution)
Rowland, Henry Augustus
Burka, S. W
Glass plates, 8" x 10"
Positive of Rowland: Glass plate, 8" x 10", red opaquing medium painted heavily
0.1 cubic foot
Collection designated for miscellaneous glass plates, unidentified and/or of unknown provenance. The plates included here are indexed, but additional items may be added to the collection. There are eight plates, both negatives and positives; subjects include a man with cog railway tracks(?), two images of an observatory and two of the moon, and four identical images (two negatives and two positives) of Henry A. Rowland with his ruling engine.
Archives Center Glass Plate Collection, National Museum of American History