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Title:
Gems of American scenery : consisting of stereoscopic views among the White Mountains : with descriptive text : illustrations by the Albertype process, Bierstadt Patent, March 21, 1876.
Published/Created:
New-York : Harroun & Bierstadt, 1878.
Physical Description:
[4], 99, [1] pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F41.5 .G46 1878
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Frontispiece map of the White Mountains drawn by H.F. Krause.
Printed on one side of leaf only (every other opening is blank). Each stereostopic image faces a page of descritive text.
Stereoscopic viewer built into cover flap.
Preface signed: E.B. [Edward Bierstadt], New York, Sept. 1875.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original brown cloth. Upper cover includes additional flap with viewer (lenses) inserted.
Contents:
Plymouth, N.H. -- The Flume -- The Pool -- The Basin -- The Old Man of the Mountain -- Profile Lake -- Echo Lake -- Beecher's Cascade -- Elephant's Head and Gate of the Notch -- Ripley's Falls -- White Mountain Notch from Mt. Willey -- Willey House -- Upper Falls of the Ammonoosuc -- Mt. Washington Railway and Summit -- View from Mt. Washington Carriage Road -- Mt. Washington from the Glen -- Emerald Pool -- Thompson's Cascades -- Crystal Cascade -- Glen Ellis Falls -- North Conway, N.H. -- The Cathedral -- Centre Harbor, N.H.
Subject Terms:
Kilbourne, Frederick Wilkinson, 1872- -- Bookplate.
New Hampshire -- Pictorial works.
Stereoscopic views -- White Mountains (N.H. and Me.)
Waterfalls -- New Hampshire.
White Mountains (N.H. and Me.) -- Maps.
White Mountains (N.H. and Me.) -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Optical instruments.
Landscapes.
Stereoscopes.
Stereographs.
Stereoscopic photographs.
Contributors:
Bierstadt, Charles, 1819-1903.
Bierstadt, Edward, 1824-1907, writer of preface.
Harroun & Bierstadt, publisher.
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