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Collection Adirondack Scenery Glass Projector Slides Collection: King Donation[graphic
Catalog Number 1966.166.0001-0119
Call Number P019557-P019673
Object Name Photograph Collection
Date between 1870 and 1900
Extent of Description 116 photographs : transparencies on glass, most black and white ; 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
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.
Copyrights Fair use copy permitted for research, study, or investigational purposes citing the Adirondack Museum. Any other use requires written permission.

Cite as: Adirondack Scenery Glass Projector Slides Collection: King Donation, Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Notes 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)
People Phelps, Orson Schofield, 1817-1905
Brown, John, 1800-1859
Shurtleff, Roswell Morse, 1838-1915
Subjects Lakes & ponds
Rivers
Glass transparencies
Maps
Railroads
Steamboats
Portages
Mountains
Hotels
Portrait photographs
Men
Guides & scouts
Boats
Camps
Waterfalls
Canyons
Chasms
Carriages & coaches
Paintings
Graves
Cities & towns
Bridges
Forts & fortifications
Post offices
Houses
Women