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Stereographic views of Italy., ca. 1900.

[New York] : Underwood & Underwood Italy through the stereoscope

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  • Title:
    Stereographic views of Italy., ca. 1900.
  • Creation Date: ca. 1900.
  • Publisher Info.: [New York] : Underwood & Underwood
  • Biographical/Historical Note: A major commercial publisher of stereographic views, in 1897 Underwood and Underwood became the first stereographic view company systematically to sell boxed sets, both in standard and custom formats.
  • Physical Desc.: 100 stereographs (2 positives ea.) : gelatin silver; 9 x 19 cm.
  • Summary: A series of captioned stereographic views of Italy published by Underwood & Underwood. Included are: 31 exterior views of the major architectural and ancient monuments in Rome and environs (12 of these have people in native costume posed in the foreground); 15 interior views of Rome's churches and galleries; 9 exterior views of Venice; 11 exterior and interior views of Florence; 6 exterior and interior views of Naples. Views of other cities and sites include: Herculaneum (1), Amalfi (2), Genoa (4), the Carrara quarries (2), Pisa (3), Milan (2), Verona (2) and Majori (1).
  • Language: eng;fre;ger;spa;swe;und
  • Additional Formats: Stereographic views of Italy (http://hdl.handle.net/10020/cat552970)
  • Notes: Housed in original book-shaped box. Title on box is "Italy."
    Printed from negatives taken by Bert Underwood.
    Repository's copy is incomplete: nos. 53-62, and 64 are lacking. Repository's no. 80 lacking and replaced by an unnumbered view of Florence's cathedral published by Underwood & Underwood, copyrighted 1898. Repository's no. 92 lacking and replaced by an unnumbered view of Venice's Grand Canal published by Underwood & Underwood, copyrighted 1900.
  • Form/Genre: Gelatin silver prints--Italy--19th century.
    Stereographs--Italy--19th century.
    Photographs, Original.
  • Subjects: Architecture--Italy. Sculpture--Italy. Clothing and dress--Italy--Rome--History--19th century. Italy--Description and travel. Rome (Italy)--Antiquities.
  • Format: Still image
  • Contributors: Underwood, Bert, 1862-1943.
    Underwood & Underwood.
  • ID/Accession Number: 96.R.28
  • Is Part Of: Italy through the stereoscope
  • See Also: Collection description
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