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Historic gardens Stereograph collection

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Historic gardens Stereograph collection
Identifier
AAG.STR
Historical Note
Popular during the latter half of the 19th century, stereographs consist of two similar photographic images affixed to a cardboard mount that produce a three-dimensional image when viewed through a stereoscope.
Processing Information
The stereographs were processed by AAG intern, Elizabeth M. DeCarlo. Encoded by Elizabeth Bauerle, December 2011
Date
circa 1869-1925
Provenance
The stereographs in this collection were collected from various sources by former staffers of the Horticulture Services Division (now Smithsonian Gardens) who were researching Victorian-era gardens and garden furnishings.
Extent
1.75 Cubic feet
807 Stereographs (black and white, color ;, 3 1/2 x 7 inches.)
Summary
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.
Restrictions
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Type
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Stereographs
Index terms
This collection is indexed in the catalog of the Archives of American Gardens under the following terms: Types of materials Stereographs Subjects-topical buildings Parks Monuments Historic sites Gardens--United States Garden ornaments and furniture Flower arrangement Floral decorations Tropical plants Topiary work Sculpture Recreation Names Smithsonian Institution White House (Washington, D. C.) United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
Genre/Form
Stereographs
Rights
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Names
Smithsonian Institution
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
Topic
Recreation
Monuments
Sculpture
Tropical plants
Topiary work
Floral decorations
Garden ornaments and furniture
Flower arrangement
Historic sites
Gardens -- United States
Parks
Buildings
Other Finding Aids note
http://www.gardens.si.edu/horticulture/res_ed/AAG/FindingAids/StereographFindingAid_Jul2010.pdf
Place
White House (Washington, D.C.)
Citation
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Historic Gardens Stereograph Collection.
Archival Repository
Archives of American Gardens
Large EAD
AAG.STR
AAG.STR
AAG
GUID
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6d0b690e2-6f0b-4c21-9969-b8bdbf9b6369
sova.aag.str
Record ID
ebl-1530043209653-1530043209716-0
Street on Ocean Front, Juneau City, Alaska
Finding aid
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