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Landscapes Glass Plate Negatives Collection MSS-2012-2-22
MSS.2012.2.22  
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  • Title: Landscapes Glass Plate Negatives Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS.2012.2.22
    Contributing Institution: SJSU Special Collections & Archives
    Language of Material: No_linguistic_content
    Physical Description: 10.0 linear feet, 8 Paige Cartons
    Date (inclusive): 1850-1886
    Abstract: The Landscapes Glass Plate Negatives Collection contains 299 original glass plate negatives of various late 19th century geographic landscapes and locations taken by an unknown photographer circa 1850-1886. The negatives represented include 252 images of New Zealand, including the now submerged Pink and White Terraces, as well as Lake Rotomahana and Milford Sound. The remaining images depict landscapes in Australia, Canada, Egypt, Europe, the United States and other unidentified locations.
    Physical Location: Vault 2, Range 1A.

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has been assigned to the San José State University Library Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the SJSU Special Collections & Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader. Copyright restrictions also apply to digital reproductions of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    Landscapes Glass Plate Negatives Collection, MSS-2012-02-22, San Jose State University Library Special Collections & Archives.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Landscapes Glass Plate Negatives Collection contains 299 original glass plate negatives of various late 19th century geographic landscapes and locations taken by an unknown photographer circa 1850-1886. The negatives represented include 252 images of New Zealand, including the now submerged Pink and White Terraces, as well as Lake Rotomahana and Milford Sound. The remaining images depict landscapes in Australia, Canada, Egypt, Europe, the United States and other unidentified locations.

    Arrangement

    The collection is arranged into four series: Series I: New Zealand Slides (1850-1886); Series II: Europe and Egypt (1850-1886); Series III: United States and Australia (1850-1886); Series IV: Unidentified Landscapes (1850-1886)

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Landscapes--Australia--Pictorial works.
    Landscapes--Ireland--Pictorial works.
    Landscapes--Italy--Pictorial works.
    Landscapes--New Zealand--Pictorial works.
    Landscapes--Pictorial works.
    Landscapes--Scotland--Pictorial works.
    Landscapes--United States--History--19th century--Pictorial works.
    Landscapes-Europe-Pictorial Works.
    Landscapes—Egypt—Pictorial Works
    Ruins in art.