Lillian Britain lantern slide collection, circa 1900-1920  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Britain, Lillian
Title
Lillian Britain lantern slide collection
Dates
circa 1900-1920 (inclusive)
Quantity
120 slides : lantern
Collection Number
PH0408
Summary
Lantern slides, some hand-colored, depicting a variety of subjects in the fields of history, the arts, and sociology
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Additional Reference Guides

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection includes 120 glass lantern slides (some hand colored) covering a variety of subjects in the fields of history, the arts, and sociology. Most of the slides were produced by the Amusement Supply Company in Chicago; some are broken. Images include: advertising slides for early motion pictures; New York scenes covering various social issues such as orphans, tenement living, working conditions, saloons, shoeshine boys, etc.; San Francisco Fire of 1906; Civil War scenes; a series entitles "Down on the Farm". All circa 1900-1920.

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Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation, or publication. Contact Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries for details.

Preferred Citation

The required credit line for use of images from Special Collections is: University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections, [plus the negative number].

The negative number is provided with the image and is a letter + number combination such as UW13452; Hegg 1234; or NA1275. A typical credit line would be, University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections, UW13452.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Lantern slides

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)