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Landscapes Glass Plate Negatives Collection MSS-2012-2-22
MSS.2012.2.22  
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Series I: New Zealand Slides 1850-1886

Physical Description

5 Paige Cartons

Scope and Content of Collection

This series consists of glass plate negatives of various late 19th century New Zealand geographic landscapes, including the Pink and White Terraces, submerged in 1886 due to the volcanic eruption of Mount Tarawera, Maori war canoes, Mt. Cook, Christchurch Cathedral, Hooker Glacier, St. Clair Beach, and the botanical gardens of Dunedin.

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically by location when known.
 

Box 1-5 1850-1886

 

New Zealand Slides 1850-1886

 

Series II: Europe and Egypt 1850-1886

Physical Description

1 Box

Scope and Content of Collection

This series consists of glass plate negatives of various late 19th century European geographic landscapes including the Piazza del Popolo in Rome , Melrose Abbey in Scotland, the ruins of the Temple of Saturn in Rome, the Arc of Triumph in Paris, the Giants Causeway in Ireland, and Windsor Castle in England. Also included in this series are several photographs of the Suez Canal in Egypt.

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically by location when known.
 

Box 6

 

Europe and Egypt Slides 1850-1886

 

Series III: Australia, USA, Canada Slides 1850-1873

Physical Description

1 Box

Scope and Content of Collection

The series consists of glass plate negatives of various late 19th century Australian, American, and Canadian geographic landscapes including the Botanical Gardens in Melbourne, Coogee Bay in Sydney, Niagara Falls in Canada and Central Park in New York City.

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically by location when known.
 

Box 7

 

Australia, USA, Canada Slides 1850-1873

 

Series IV: Unidentified Slides 1850-1873

Physical Description

1 Box

Scope and Content of Collection

This series consists of glass plate negatives of unidentified geographic locations.

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically by location when known.
 

Box 8

 

Unidentified Slides 1850-1873