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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
Year Range from 1870
Year Range to 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.
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
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