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Anne E. Peterson Stereograph Collection, ca. 1893-1904

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Collector:
Peterson, Anne E (photographic historian)
Photographer:
Young, R.Y
Clarke, Edw
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood
Keystone View Company
Strohmeyer & Wyman
H.C. White Co
American Stereoscopic Co
Subject:
McKinley, William President 1843-1901
Vatican Library (Rome, Italy)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin stereographs, 3-1/2 x 7", on paper, with curved mounts
0.15 cu. ft.: 1 box
23 items: 22 stereographs; 1 pamphlet
Culture:
African Americans 1890-1910
Type:
Stereographs
Collection descriptions
Pamphlets
Tissue stereographs
Photographs
Place:
New Orleans
New Orleans (La.)
Bavaria (Germany)
Berlin (Germany)
Brussels (Belgium)
Chartres (France)
Germany
Central Park (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
Rome (Italy)
Date:
1893
1904
ca 1893-1904
1890-1910
1900-1910
Notes:
See standard sources for historical information on stereograph production in the United States.
Ms. Peterson is a photographic historian who was manager for the Archives Center's Underwood & Underwood Videodisc Project and assisted with the Donald H. Sultner-Welles Collection. She has held curatorial positions with the Library of Congress, the Louisiana State Museum, and the De Golyer Library, Southern Methodist University.
Summary:
5 stereographs published by American Stereoscopic Co., 5 by H. C. White Co., 7 miscellaneous views by Underwood & Underwood, and 5 images of the "sugar levee," New Orleans, from the "Cotton Series" (3 by Underwood & Underwood, 1 by Strohmeyer & Wyman, and 1 by Keystone View Co.), and a pamphlet, "Light on Stereographs," copyright Underwood & Underwood, 1902.
Other images include comic scenes, including several concerning courtship, one from the "French maid" or cook series, two black stereotype images, a portrait of President McKinley and his Cabinet, views of Brussels, the Vatican Library (Rome), the "Bavarian Highlands," Berlin, Chartres, and Central Park (New York). Identified photographers are R. Y. Young and Edw. Clarke.
Cite as:
Anne E. Peterson Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Cotton
Sugar trade
Courtship
Racism
Ethnic imagery
Local number:
1991.3080 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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