Virginia, Washington, D.C., Maryland, and New York photographs
Scope and Contents Note
The photo album (circa 1880s-1910s; 0.15 cubic feet) contains scenes of ships in Hampton Roads including the U.S.S. San Francisco, U.S.S. Brooklyn, the Cape Charles light ship, the Princess Anne, and the St. Louis. There are scenes of the seashore at Virginia Beach and Richmond. Beyond Virginia, scenes include monuments in Baltimore, Maryland, various streets and historical sites in New York City, and the United States Capitol.
The album consists of a total of 50 pages, 8 of which have no photographs pasted on them.
Please note: Collection contains racist language typical of the time period.
- Creation: circa 1900
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research use.
Creator of the photo album is unidentified, though possibly a member of the U.S. Navy, judging by the frequency of naval ship photographs.
Source: Materials within collection.
0.15 Cubic Feet (1 album)
Accession 2018-0061 Purchased 2 December 2013; Robert and Virginia TunstallTrust Fund.
- Virginia, Washington, D.C., Maryland, and New York photographs
- Tanner Greene
- 19 March 2019
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Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository
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University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States