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Stereographs

 Subject
Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
Scope Note: Two nearly identical photographs or photomechanical prints, paired to produce the illusion of a single three-dimensional image; usually viewed with a stereoscope. Typically, photographic prints on card mounts, but may be daguerreotypes, glass negatives, or other processes. Card mounts commonly 3.5 x 7 in. (9 x 18 cm.) up to 5 x 7 in. (12 x 18 cm.). Popular in the United States 1859-1920s.

Found in 458 Collections and/or Records:

32780 Washington's Headquarters at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 111
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1856-1981

32831 The Washington Memorial Chapel at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7154 ; Waldsmith 107
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1856-1981

34086 A Nation's Shrine from the Air--Home of Washington, Founder of the Republic, Mt. Vernon, Va.

 Item — Box HPC - Stereograph - Box 1: Series HPC - Stereographs
Identifier: RP-398 ; Photo-3695
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1850-2010

34086 A Nation's Shrine from the Air--Home of Washington, Founder of the Republic, Mt. Vernon, Va.

 Item — Box HPC - Stereograph - Box 1: Series HPC - Stereographs
Identifier: RP-3196 ; Photo-7159s
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1850-2010

34086 A Nation's Shrine from the air--Home of Washington, Founder of the Republic, Mt. Vernon, Va., 1931

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7154 ; Waldsmith 209
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1931

Beauties of the Hudson River. No. 4185 Washington's Head Quarters, at Newburgh, N. Y. Entrance.

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 194
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1856-1981

Bob Waldsmith at Mount Vernon Gardens, May 4, 1981

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 231
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: May 4, 1981

Boston and Vicinity, The Public Garden.

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 061
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1856-1981

Bushrod Washington's pise greenhouse, 1859-1861

 Item — Box HPC - Stereorgraphs - Box 2: Series HPC - Stereographs
Identifier: 2017-VR-031
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: 1859-1861

Butler's House. Mount Vernon, 1884-1894

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 013
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1884-1894

Butler's House, Mount Vernon, 1884-1894

 Item — Box HPC - Stereorgraphs - Box 2: Series HPC - Stereographs
Identifier: RP-231 ; Photo-5229
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: 1884-1894

Butler's House, Smoke House and "Cabin," with Barn in the Distance, at Mt. Vernon, 1878-1883

 Item — Box HPC - Stereorgraphs - Box 2: Series HPC - Stereographs
Identifier: RP-678 ; Photo-4823
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: 1878-1883

Butler's House, Smoke House and "Cabin," with Barn in the Distance, at Mt. Vernon, 1878-1883

 Item — Box HPC - Stereorgraphs - Box 2: Series HPC - Stereographs
Identifier: RP-3196 ; Photo-7159u
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: 1878-1883

Coach House [Stable], Mount Vernon, May 4, 1981

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 234
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: May 4, 1981

Dome of Capitol, Washington, D. C.

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7154 ; Waldsmith 077
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1856-1981

(E)-5618 - Home of Washington, memorial of the Republic's founder, Mount Vernon, Va.

 Item — Box HPC - Stereograph - Box 1: Series HPC - Stereographs
Identifier: RP-3196 ; Photo-7159o
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1850-2010

(E)-5618-Home of Washington, memorial of the Republic's founder, Mount Vernon, Va.

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 214
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1856-1981

East Front, Mount Vernon, May 4, 1981

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 235
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: May 4, 1981

East Front Portico of the Mansion, 1878-1883

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 133
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1878-1883

East Parlor, 1880

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 126
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1880

East Parlor, 1880

 Item — Box HPC - Stereograph - Box 1: Series HPC - Stereographs
Identifier: RP-369
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: 1880

East Parlor, Mt. Vernon Mansion, 1878-1883

 Item — Box HPC - Stereograph - Box 1: Series HPC - Stereographs
Identifier: 2020-VR-014.001
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: 1878-1883

East Parlor, Mt. Vernon Mansion, 1880

 Item — Box HPC - Stereograph - Box 1: Series HPC - Stereographs
Identifier: RP-22 ; St-3045
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: 1880

East View from the Mansion, Mt. Vernon, 1878-1883

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 136
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1878-1883

East View of Mount Vernon Mansion., 1884-1894

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 005
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1884-1894

East View of Mount Vernon Mansion., 1884-1889

 Item — Box HPC - Stereograph - Box 1: Series HPC - Stereographs
Identifier: RP-8 ; St-3024 ; R-107a
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: 1884-1889

East View of Mt. Vernon Mansion., 1884-1894

 Item — Box HPC - Stereograph - Box 1: Series HPC - Stereographs
Identifier: RP-231 ; Photo-5227
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: 1884-1894

Equestrian statue of George Washington, Boston

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 064
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1856-1981

Equestrian statue of George Washington, Boston

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 065
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1856-1981

Equestrian Statue of George Washington, New York

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7154 ; Waldsmith 067
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1856-1981