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These Videos Will Change the Way You Think About Travel Photography Forever

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 20 Nov 2015 20:30:00 +0000
Topic:
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Travel Photography: A Discussion With a Pro About Ethics and Techniques

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 22 Mar 2013 14:00:56 +0000
Topic:
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Travel photography

Collection Director:
Porterfield, Jeanne  Search this
Chickering, Lisa  Search this
Extent:
57.42 Linear Feet
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1963-2001
undated
Scope and Contents:
This subseries consists of prints, negatives, and slides produced by Chickering and Porterfield in their print photography career. It is arranged in two further subseries: 9.3.1 Selected photographs, circa 1985-circa 1995; and 9.3.2 Travel slide collection, 1963-2001, undated.

Subseries 9.3.1 consists of prints, negatives, and slides. Prints and negatives are largely associated with the New York Times, while slides were mostly deposited with Photo Researchers; these images, which often remained in their original return mailing envelopes, were selected by Chickering and Porterfield for publication submission and may or may not have been published.

Subseries 9.3.2 encompasses an estimated 146,500 35mm slides with a wide geographic range, though a particular emphasis on North American, Caribbean, and European tourist sites and ports. Many slides (especially those sent out for deposit with a stock photography company) are individually labeled with explanatory captions. In contrast to 9.3.2, these slides remained in the binders in which Chickering and Porterfield had originally housed them, suggesting they were retained in storage rather than submitted for publication. Slides that had been housed in binders are arranged alphabetically by geographic location, then chronologically. Other photographs arrived loose and generally remain unarranged. Many materials still in original housing.
Collection Restrictions:
The Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the National Anthropological Film Collection may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield Collection, National Anthropological Film Collection, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.2015.16, Subseries 9.3
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Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield collection
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-2015-16-ref299

The United States of America : one hundred albertype illustrations from recent negatives of the most noted scenes of our country

Author:
Wittemann, A (Adolph) 1845-1938  Search this
Physical description:
[104] plates : chiefly ill. ; 21 x 26 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Pictorial works
Aerial views
Place:
United States
Canada
Date:
1904
C1904
Topic:
Travel photography  Search this
Pictorial works  Search this
Call number:
E168 .U58 1904
E168 .U58 1904
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_364692

Poetic localities of Cambridge / edited by W. J. Stillman ; illustrated with heliotypes from nature

Author:
Stillman, William James 1828-1901  Search this
Holmes, Oliver Wendell 1809-1894  Search this
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth 1807-1882  Search this
Lowell, James Russell 1819-1891  Search this
Subject:
Stillman, William James 1828-1901  Search this
Physical description:
41 p., [11] leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Cambridge (Mass.)
Date:
1876
Topic:
Travel photography  Search this
Cities and towns in literature  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Call number:
TR647.S853 P7 1876
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_458935

Travel photography, by Karl A. Barleben, jr

Author:
Barleben, Karl A (Karl August) 1901-  Search this
Physical description:
64 p. illus. 18 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1936
C1936
Topic:
Travel photography  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_483844

Travel photography, by the editors of Time-Life Books

Author:
Time-Life Books  Search this
Physical description:
228 p. illus. (part col.) 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1972
[1972]
Topic:
Travel photography  Search this
Call number:
TR790 .T55X
TR790.T55X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_19959

Masters of early travel photography / Rainer Fabian, Hans-Christian Adam

Author:
Fabian, Rainer 1935-  Search this
Adam, Hans-Christian 1948-  Search this
Physical description:
352 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1983
Topic:
Travel photography  Search this
Call number:
TR790.F313 1983X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_194541

Still Prints of Asia: View of a Temple Complex, India, circa 1860s-1870s

Creator:
Frith, Francis  Search this
Physical description:
1 print : albumen ; image 16 x 21 cm., mounted 26 x 37 cm
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Albumen prints
Place:
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukalikundram
Topic:
Temples  Search this
Local number:
FSA A1999.05
Restrictions & Rights:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_283787

Division of Transportation Stereograph Collection

Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Former owner:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Stereographs
Date:
1867-1927
Summary:
The collection contains stereographs by various makers. Most depict trains, railroads and railroad related subjects such as railyards, railroad bridges, elevated trains.
Content Description:
The collection contains stereographs by various makers. Most depict trains, railroads and railroad related subjects such as railyards, railroad bridges, elevated trains. Also included are many maritime subjects, including steamships, riverboats, harbors and shipyards. A few of the cards depict scenes in American cities such as New York and Chicago. The vast majority of the images are of scenes in the Northeastern United States, though there are several from Colorado, and a few foreign subjects.
Arrangement:
Collection is unarranged.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Topic:
Harbors  Search this
Passenger ships  Search this
Railroad bridges  Search this
Railroad tracks  Search this
Railroad yards  Search this
Railroad trains  Search this
Railroad construction  Search this
Railroads, Elevated  Search this
River boats  Search this
Ships  Search this
Shipyards  Search this
Travel photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Citation:
Division of Transportation Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1468
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1468
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Archives Center Lantern Slide Collection

Creator:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Names:
Nabisco, Inc.  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Lantern slides
Date:
ca. 1890-1920.
Summary:
Approximately 200 lantern slides, of various scenes in America and Canada, many of them published by railroad lines, presumably to arouse tourist interest in travel by rail. New York State and California are especially emphasized. Some images depict the railroads, railroad stations and railroad equipment. One group of images is from the Nabisco factory.
Scope and Contents note:
Approximately 200 glass lantern slides [exactly 214], of various scenes in America and Canada, many of them published by railroad lines, presumably to arouse tourist interest in travel by rail. Especially emphasized are New York State and California. Some slides feature the railroads and railroad equipment. Some of the slides are scenes from a cereal factory, showing the manufacture of shredded wheat.

Some slide makers are unidentified. Captions quoted are from labels on the slides, except that descriptions in brackets are supplied by the cataloguer.

Slide manufacturers include Chas. Beseler Co.,

The two original wooden storage boxes in which the slides were received are included. Slides shown in boxes 1-10 were originally stored in one wooden box, while those in boxes 11-20 were originally in the second wooden box.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into one series.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition is unknown. Almost certainly transferred from one of the curatorial divisions, because it has an inventory tag (1980), predating the Archives Center's existence, but no other information is known.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research and access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Probably public domain, copyrights expired. Fees for commercial reproduction.
Topic:
Railroad travel  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Travel photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Citation:
Archives Center Lantern Slide Collection, ca. 1890-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0686
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0686

Andre De La Varre Collection

Creator:
Varre, Gretl de la, Mrs.  Search this
Holmes, E. Burton, 1870-1958  Search this
Varre, Andre de la, 1904-  Search this
Extent:
3.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes, 2 loose photographs)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Correspondence
Lecture notes
Posters
Press releases
Place:
Angkor Wat (Cambodia)
Spain
Date:
circa 1920-1930
Scope and Contents note:
Papers relating to the travel writer, photographer and lecturer Burton Holmes, and to De La Varre's own activities as a travel photographer. Includes letters, photographs, printed material, and a set of travel books written by Holmes.
Series 2, Photograph subjects include: Miami; Spain (incl. bullfights) and Catalonia; Hawaii, Angkor Wat; Abyssinia; Hawaii; Washington, D.C.; and family photographs. Includes glass negatives and photograph albums.
Arrangement:
Divided into 5 series.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Mrs. Gretl de la Varre, 2001/06/30.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research and access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Bullfights  Search this
Lecturers  Search this
Photographers  Search this
Travel photography -- 1900-1950  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Correspondence -- 20th century
Lecture notes
Posters
Press releases
Citation:
Andre De La Varre Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0782
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Andre De La Varre Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0782

These Gorgeous Photos Capture China’s Quickly Vanishing Traditional Ways of Life

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
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Published Date:
Thu, 05 Sep 2013 14:22:53 +0000
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Six Photographic Prints by Francis Frith, 1857

Creator:
Frith, Francis  Search this
Physical description:
6 prints: albumen, tipped into album leaves with printed captions on verso
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Albumen prints
Place:
Egypt
Jerusalem
Thebes (Upper Egypt)
Gizeh (Egypt)
Palestine
Date:
1857
Topic:
Temples  Search this
Local number:
FSA A2016.02
Restrictions & Rights:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_374169
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Mildred N. Beauregard slide collection

Photographer:
Beauregard, Mildred N.  Search this
Extent:
2 slide viewers
3.25 Cubic feet
1,249 Slides (35mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Slide viewers
Slides
Slides (photographs)
Date:
circa 1947-1971
bulk 1950-1969
Summary:
The Mildred N. Beauregard Slide Collection contains 1,249 35mm slides, dated circa 1947-1971, of gardens and castles in England, Scotland, France, Holland, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, as well as American gardens, photographed by Mildred Napier Beauregard. Some slides show tourist sites and scenes including skylines, rock features, waterways, boats and ships, and unidentified individuals. The collection also includes two slide viewers.
Arrangement:
The historic order of the slides has been maintained and reflects an organization based on geographic location. In rehousing the slides, rubber bands were removed for preservation purposes and replaced with archival quality card stock to indicate groups of slides that were formerly banded together.
Biographical note:
Mildred Napier Beauregard was born in Milledgeville, Georgia. She was an avid traveler and photographer, taking numerous slides of the sites she visited.
Provenance:
Donated to the Smithsonian Institution's Office of Horticulture (later Smithsonian Gardens) in 1987 by Mildred Beauregard's son, Pierre G.T. Beauregard III.
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Netherlands  Search this
Gardens -- France  Search this
Gardens -- Europe  Search this
Travel photography  Search this
Gardens -- England  Search this
Gardens -- Denmark  Search this
Gardens -- Norway  Search this
Gardens -- Scotland  Search this
Gardens -- Sweden  Search this
Gardens -- Switzerland  Search this
Gardens -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Mildred N. Beauregard slide collection.
Identifier:
AAG.BRG
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Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aag-brg

Miscellaneous

Collection Director:
Porterfield, Jeanne  Search this
Chickering, Lisa  Search this
Extent:
38 folders
13 containers ((Kodachrome boxes))
Container:
Box 13-19, 128
Box 136
Type:
Archival materials
Slide sheet
Slides
Containers
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Including: Brazil, Egypt, Israel, New York state, Delta Queen Cruise, unlabeled.
Collection Restrictions:
The Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the National Anthropological Film Collection may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield Collection, National Anthropological Film Collection, Smithsonian Institution
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Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield collection
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-2015-16-ref343

(99) Looking N. over vessels in harbor to fortified hills that defend the port of Nagasaki, Japan, 1904 or earlier. [graphic]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collector:
Rosin, Henry D Dr  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Physical description:
Stereograph: 1 card; 8 x 17 cm
Type:
Stereographs
Place:
Japan
Asia
Nagasaki (Japan)
Date:
1904
1904 or earlier
1870-1910
Topic:
Photography  Search this
Boats  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Local number:
R608 (Rosin Number)
FSA A1999.35 608
Restrictions & Rights:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository
See more items in:
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan 1860 - ca. 1900
Rosin Collection, Album 4
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_239433
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(97) Watching an eruption of steam and boiling mud halfway up the volcano of Aso-San, Japan. 1904 or earlier. [graphic]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collector:
Rosin, Henry D Dr  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Physical description:
Stereograph: 1 card; 8 x 17 cm
Type:
Stereographs
Place:
Japan
Asia
Aso-San volcano (Japan)
Date:
1904
1904 or earlier
19th century
1870-1910
Topic:
Photography  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Local number:
R606 (Rosin Number)
FSA A1999.35 606
Restrictions & Rights:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository
See more items in:
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan 1860 - ca. 1900
Rosin Collection, Album 4
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_239441
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(74) Ploughing flooded ground for rice-planting - north from main highway at Uji near Kyoto, Japan, 1904 or earlier. [graphic]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collector:
Rosin, Henry D Dr  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Physical description:
Stereograph: 1 card; 8 x 17 cm
Type:
Photographs
Stereographs
Place:
Japan
Asia
Kyoto (Japan)
Date:
1904
1904 or earlier
19th century
1870-1910
Topic:
Photography  Search this
Rice fields  Search this
Peasantry  Search this
Agricultural laborers  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Local number:
R583 (Rosin Number)
FSA A1999.35 583
Restrictions & Rights:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository
See more items in:
Rosin Collection, Album 4
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan 1860 - ca. 1900
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_239546
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(46) - 3885 - A picturesque "toiler of the sea" with his curious fishing net, bay of Matsushima, Japan, 1904 or earlier. [graphic]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collector:
Rosin, Henry D Dr  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Physical description:
Stereograph: 1 card; 8 x 17 cm
Type:
Photographs
Stereographs
Place:
Japan
Asia
Date:
1904
1904 or earlier
19th century
1870-1910
Topic:
Photography  Search this
Fishing  Search this
Fishing--nets  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Local number:
R555 (Rosin Number)
FSA A1999.35 555
Restrictions & Rights:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository
See more items in:
Rosin Collection, Album 4
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan 1860 - ca. 1900
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_239701
Additional Online Media:

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