Photograph depicting an American Indian man pulling his bow back, positioned to shoot an arrow. The image was possibly made by Gaylord & Thompson, Duluth, Minnesota.
The Historic Gardens Stereograph Collection includes 807 stereographs that depict various public gardens, parks, and tourist attractions throughout the United States, with an emphasis on features related to horticulture and landscape design, including plants, garden furniture, and topiaries. Most, but not all views, show exterior features. A number of stereographs indicate the photography studio on the recto or verso, as well as a series or image number. Many include a brief caption; some include a lengthy description on the verso. Few are dated.
Four stereographs showing stereo photographers at work: (1) "Taking a View for You & U," copyright 1893 by J. F. Jarvis, Washington, D.C. (little girl holding field camera); (2) uncaptioned view of man standing on pier amid ruins, published by Underwood & Underwood, n.d., identified as Bert Underwood in pencil on mount; (3) "Our well known Stereosc...
Copy of C. W. Carter's photograph depicting a Paiute man - a part of his "Carter's celebrated Indian Stereoscopic Views" series - and a stereoview published by the New England Optical Co. that was included in the Smithsonian Institution's Kiowa exhibit.
The collection contains stereographs by various makers. Most depict trains, railroads and railroad related subjects such as railyards, railroad bridges, elevated trains.
This collection is composed of two series: (1) 22 stereographs by several publishers, many of which relate to or were actually printed from negatives in the Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection; and (2) a pamphlet. The fourth group of cards illustrates certain aspects of how stereographs were used by various companies, including two...
Stereographs published by the Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region, documenting canyons along the Green and Colorado Rivers and surveyors. Although the images in this collection are credited to Powell and A. H. Thompson, the primary photographers on these surveys were John K. Hillers, E. O. Beaman, and James Fennemore. Th...
Elevated stereoview of a Turumu village and people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
A portfolio of stereographic inkjet photoprints, including views of American bridges, such as the Brooklyn Bridge, roads and highways, Hoover Dam, views taken from the World Trade Center, New York, and one image of Tokyo.
Collection established to consolidate miscellaneous stereographs transferred from other Smithsonian units and other sources. Currently the group contains 25 cards.