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Animals : stereographs

Photographer:
Wendt Bros. (Albany, N.Y.)  Search this
Creator:
Campbell, Alfred S. (stereograph publisher)  Search this
Names:
American Tobacco Company (advertiser on stereograph)  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
6 Items
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographs
Stereographs
Lithoprints
Place:
Central Park, New York (N.Y.) -- Stereographs
New York (N.Y.) -- Stereographs
Date:
ca. 1896-1903
Scope and Contents:
Six images of animals, including two views of "Alligators in Central Park" published by Alfred S. Campbell with an advertisement for the American Tobacco Company on the versos; an Alaskan wolf; 2 donkeys; a cat, printed by the Wendt Bros., Albany, N.Y.; and a lithoprint of "'Romey,' Hero Dog of the Great Johnstown Flood".
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site. Photographs must be handled with white cotton gloves, unless protected by plastic sleeves.
Series 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:
Alligators -- Stereographs  Search this
Wolves -- Stereographs  Search this
Donkeys -- Stereographs  Search this
Cats -- Stereographs  Search this
Dogs -- Stereographs -- 1890-1910  Search this
Animals -- Stereographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white photoprints
Photographs -- 1890-1900
Stereographs -- 1880-1900
Lithoprints -- Stereographs
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Series 2: Other Collection Divisions
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Series 2: Other Collection Divisions / 2.6: Stereographs / Animals (pets, wild, and in zoos, but no livestock, birds, or horses)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8808bab75-232a-414b-8fa7-24d7d6769bed
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s02-ref2765

Warner Bro's. [sic] Coraline Corset advertisement [trade card

Advertiser:
Warner Brothers (353 Broadway, New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Carpenter, F., & Co. (Tiffin, Ohio)  Search this
Keefer, J.P. (Chambersburg, Pa.)  Search this
Creator:
Trautmann, Bailey, & Blampey, N.Y. (printer?)  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-1/8" x 5".)
Container:
Box 4, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Advertising cards
Trade cards
Date:
[ca. 1890-1900]
Scope and Contents:
Color illustration shows two cherubs or putti with a view camera, photographing a corset with a long-leafed plant growing from it. Mark of "Trautmann, Bailey & Blampey, N.Y." (printers?) below image. Coraline, a substitute for whalebone, was manufactured from ixtle, a plant grown in Mexico. "Scattered through the centre of these pulpy leaves are a number of round, tough, elastic fibres like bristles, which average about two feet in length. These leaves are gathered by the natives, and in a crude manner they are pounded and bruised until these fibres are separated from the pulpy portion. This is then dried and put into bales, in which condition it is shipped to our factory. Here we go over it again, carefully hackling and combing it until we have separated all the waste material, leaving only the long and perfect fibres. These fibres are then fed into the winding machine and are bound by stout thread into a firm, continuous cord, This cord, or "coraline," as it is now called, is then ready to be stitched into the corset, which is done in the same manner that ordinary cord is stitched between the folds of cloth. After the Coraline is stitched into the cloth, it passes through a tempering process by passing between heated dies. This is the most wonderful part of the invention, and it is its ability to receive a temper that makes Coraline so valuable as a stiffener for corsets. There is not more difference between soft iron and tempered steel, than between Coraline in its natural state and the same article after it has passed through this tempering process. No starch or artificial sizing of any kind is used, but it is a development of the natural elastic quality already existing in the Coraline, and this elasticity is therefore permanent. Corsets boned with cord may be so loaded with starch or glue that they will seem stiff when new, but this will disappear after a few days' use. Those stiffened with Coraline, on the other hand, grow more elastic with use. This is particularly noticeable in our bosom pads, and in the bust of the Health corsets, both of which are stiffened with Coraline cloth. Rub these until the starch is out of the cloth, and they are much more elastic than when new." (From another Coraline corsets advertisement, quoted in Wikipedia, http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Warner_Bros._Coraline_Corsets.
Local Numbers:
00006011.jpg (AC Scan no.)

AC0060-0000901.tif (AC scan no.)

87-10515 (OPPS Neg.)
General:
Two examples in collection: the one shown in neg. no. 87-10515 bears the maker's identification, but it is partly cut off in the other copy. This one also has a black-and-white Warner Brothers advertisement on the verso, with sale imprint of "F. Carpenter & Co., Tiffin, O." shown, while the other copy shows "J. P. Keefer, Chambersburg, Pa." as the seller.
Exhibitions Note:
Selected for use in NMAH virtual (Web) exhibit, "America Wired" (originally called "American Expressions"), 2001/07, at http://historywired.si.edu/object.cfm?ID=273.
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Rights:
SI Neg. No. 87-10515. Probably public domain (copyright expired) but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Topic:
Corsets  Search this
Cameras  Search this
View cameras -- 1890-1910  Search this
Photography -- Apparatus and supplies  Search this
Angels  Search this
Putti  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertising cards -- 19th century.
Trade cards -- 19th century
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Corsets
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Corsets / 1: Manufacturers and Distributors / Warner Brothers Company, Bridgeport, Connecticut
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep86877edf4-5339-41ba-b2d8-e2d91fa985cd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-corsets-ref523

[Advertising sticker]

Advertiser:
Schuss & Co., Nathan  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (6.9 x 4.8 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Advertisements
Date:
[ca. 1900.]
Scope and Contents:
Apparently a stamp or sticker with deckled edges, with an illustration of a woman wearing a red and white striped skirt, green cape and hat. Labelled "...Skirts of quality / Waldorf Building / New York."
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000899.tif (AC scan no.)
General:
In Ladies Clothing Box 4, Schuss & Co. folder.
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series 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:
Clothing and dress -- ca. 1900 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Retail trade -- 1890-1910 -- New York (N.Y.  Search this
advertising -- 1890-1910 -- New York -- New York.  Search this
Dealer ads -- ca. 1900 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Fashion merchandising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertisements
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Ladies' Clothing, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Ladies' Clothing
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Ladies' Clothing / Business Records, Marketing Material, and Other / 1: Manufacturers and Distributors of Women's Clothing / Schuss, Nathan, & Company, New York, New York
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep89c672260-4f80-493a-9f80-beb2cbb89e0f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-ladies-ref535

Anne E. Peterson Stereograph Collection

Publisher:
Strohmeyer & Wyman  Search this
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
American Stereoscopic Co.  Search this
H. C. White Co.  Search this
Photographer:
Young, R.Y.  Search this
Clarke, Edw.  Search this
Collector:
Peterson, Anne E. (photographic historian)  Search this
Names:
Vatican Library (Rome, Italy)  Search this
McKinley, William, 1843-1901 (President)  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Tissue stereographs
Pamphlets
Photographs
Stereographs
Place:
Rome (Italy) -- 1890-1910
New Orleans (La.)
Brussels (Belgium) -- 1890-1910
Chartres (France) -- 1890-1910
Bavaria (Germany) -- 1890-1910
Berlin (Germany) -- 1890-1910
New York (N.Y.) -- 1890-1910
Central Park (New York, N.Y.) -- 1890-1910
Germany -- 1890-1910
Date:
circa 1893-1904
Scope and Contents:
This collection is composed of two series: (1) 22 stereographs by several publishers, many of which relate to or were actually printed from negatives in the Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection; and (2) a pamphlet. The fourth group of cards illustrates certain aspects of how stereographs were used by various companies, including two variant images taken on the sugar levee in New Orleans, apparently in 1893 by a Strohmeyer & Wyman photographer, which later appeared in different versions by other publishers. This demonstrates how two negatives, apparently taken by the same photographer minutes apart, were published by four different publishers, although a nearly identical caption was retained for all five versions of the published photographs.

The other stereographs include comic and genre scenes (posed or staged), travel views, etc. Included is a tinted French tissue published by American Stereoscopic Co.

The pamphlet, published by Underwood & Underwood in 1902, illustrates one of the company's marketing techniques.

Most of these items are in fair to good condition.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into two series.

Series 1: Stereographs

Series 2: Pamphlet
Biographical / Historical:
Anne E. Peterson, the donor of this material, is a photographic historian who served as project manager for the Underwood & Underwood Videodisc Project in 1990-1992.

Ms. Peterson earned a B.A. in art history at the University of Texas (Austin) in 1970 and an M.A. in American civilization from George Washington University (Washington, D.C.) in 1980, with a concentration in history of photography and American arts. Working for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Decatur House, and Wilson House from 1975-1980, she was a guest curator at Wilson House for the exhibition and catalogue, Hornblower & Marshall, Architects (1976-1978). From 1978 to 1980 she worked for the Prints and Photographs Division at the Library of Congress, cataloging the Frances Benjamin Johnston photographic collections, and later served as a guest curator at the Library. She was Curator of Photography for the Louisiana State Museum in New Orleans from 1981 1982, and later worked on exhibitions and publications for the Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery (University of Maryland Baltimore County) and Lousiana State University (Baton Rouge).

Ms. Peterson became associated with the Archives Center in 1985, working on the Donald Sultner Welles Collection, especially the manuscript material, then worked on the Underwood & Underwood Collection from 1990, during which time she also prepared the Sultner Welles Collection brochure and assisted with the final editing and preparation of the register.

She has lectured and participated in seminars and symposia widely. Her most recent publication at this writing is the book, Frances Benjamin Johnston: The Woman and Her Work.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Anne E. Peterson, 1990, December 31.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site. Photographs must be handled with white cotton gloves, unless they are housed in plastic sleeves.
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:
Cotton -- 1890-1910  Search this
Sugar trade -- 1900-1910 -- New Orleans  Search this
Courtship -- 1890-1910  Search this
Racism -- 1890-1910  Search this
Ethnic imagery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Tissue stereographs
Pamphlets -- 1900-1910
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1890-1910
Stereographs -- 1890-1910
Citation:
Anne E. Peterson Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0402
See more items in:
Anne E. Peterson Stereograph Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep81a2c5b20-44a5-41d2-9293-acefb9279d25
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0402

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