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Collection of Lantern Slides of Europe, Mexico, and the United States
photCL 519  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of Lantern Slides of Europe, Mexico, and the United States
    Dates: ca. 1890-1920
    Collection Number: photCL 519
    Creator/Collector: Haynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921; Platz, Max; Singley, B. L. (Benjamin Lloyd); White, Hawley C.; Underwood & Underwood
    Extent: 84 lantern slides in 2 boxes; lantern slides 8 x 10 cm. (3 x 4 in.). See itemized list under "Additional collection guides"
    Repository: Huntington Library. Photo Archives
    San Marino, California 91108
    Abstract: This collection depicts images of Switzerland, England, Mexico, Washington D.C., and New England. Thirty-two of the 84 slides were made by the Art and Travel Company based in Chicago.
    Language of Material: English


    Access is granted to qualified researchers and by appointment. Please contact the Curator of Photographs at the Huntington Library.

    Publication Rights

    All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Photographs. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Huntington 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.

    Preferred Citation

    Collection of Lantern Slides of Europe, Mexico, and the United States. Huntington Library. Photo Archives

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection includes images of Harvard University; the rural scenery of New England; murals in the Library of Congress; the Smithsonian Institute; the Washington Monument; the United States Capitol building; the Liberty Bell; an Eskimo mother and her child; gardens; portraits of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Eliza Allen Clark, W. C. Bryant, and James Whitcomb Riley; two Christmas themed scenes; and working men of African and Chinese descent. Photographers of this collection include the McIntosh Stereopticon Company, Samuel Townsend, L. Manasse, F. Jay Haynes, Max Platz, B. L. Singley, Hawley C. White, and Underwood & Underwood.

    Indexing Terms

    African American men
    Harvard University
    Liberty Bell
    Library of Congress
    United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
    Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
    Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878
    Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882
    Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916
    Cambridge (Mass.)
    Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
    New England
    Yellowstone National Park
    Washington (D.C.)
    Lantern slides

    Additional collection guides