|Collection||Adirondack Scenery Glass Projector Slides Collection: King Donation[graphic|
|Object Name||Photograph Collection|
|Date||between 1870 and 1900|
|Scope & Content||Glass lantern projector slides showing various locations in the Adirondacks from about 1870 to 1900. Features a railroad map, steamboats, Marion River Carry, Ausable Chasm, lakes, mountains, hotels, and camps. Of note is a portrait of Orson Phelps, Judge Henry Hilton's residence in Saratoga Springs, John Brown's House and grave in North Elba, NY, and Merwin's Blue Mountain House. A few slides also show the Catskills and views in other U.S. states. Slides were originally used as classroom lecture slides.|
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Cite as: Adirondack Scenery Glass Projector Slides Collection: King Donation, Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Collection title devised by cataloger based on the collection and subject material.
Part of: Living with Wilderness: Enhancing Access to the AM Historic Photograph Collection (Council on Library and Information Resources Grant, 2015-2017)
Phelps, Orson Schofield, 1817-1905
Brown, John, 1800-1859
Shurtleff, Roswell Morse, 1838-1915
Lakes & ponds
Guides & scouts
Carriages & coaches
Cities & towns
Forts & fortifications