Lantern slide collection. Brooklyn photo portraits.


Brooklyn Museum. Libraries and Archives. Lantern slide collection. Brooklyn photo portraits.

Lantern slide collection. Brooklyn photo portraits.

This folder contains photographic portraits of men who played a significant part in Brooklyn society in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These include pastors of important churches, heads of large institutions, and civil and military figures. Photographers include William H. Brettell, Charles E. Bolles, E.J. Cockey, John H. Norris, Charles H. Morse, and Dampf and Black.

19 lantern slides ; 3.25 x 4"

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Stranahan, J. S. T. (James Samuel Thomas), 1808-1898 (person)

Backus, Truman J. (Truman Jay), 1842-1908 (person)

Bolles, Charles E. (person)

Scudder, Henry Martyn, 1822-1895 (person)

Pratt, Charles, 1830-1891 (person)

West, Charles Edwin, 1809-1900 (person)

Head of Brooklyn Heights Female Seminary (1860-1889) and a founder of the Long Island Historical Society. From the description of Eulogy, 1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155451775 Charles E. West was a member of the American Numismatic and Archaeological Society. From 1860-1889, he directed the Brooklyn Heights Female Seminary. He also served as the principal at the Buffalo Female Academy. West was a founder of the Long Island Historical Society. From the de...

Storrs, Richard S. (Richard Salter), 1787-1873 (person)

Congregational clergyman and editor. From the description of R.S. Storrs note, 1852 Dec. 6. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 77575472 ...

Slocum, Henry Warner, 1826-1894 (person)

Slocum was born in Delphi, a hamlet in Onondaga County, New York. His father was Matthew B. Slocum, and his mother was Mary Ostrander. He was the sixth of eleven children. He attended the State Normal School in Albany and the Cazenovia Seminary in Madison County. At the age of 16, he received a Public School Teacher's Certificate from the County Superintendent of Schools, and worked occasionally as a teacher for the next five years. On the recommendation of Congressman Daniel F. Gott (Onondag...

Brettell, William H. (person)

Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922 (person)

American clergyman, author, and editor who worked with Henry Ward Beecher as co-editor of the "Christian Union." From the description of Autograph, 1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367554802 American author. From the description of Letter : Cornwall on Hudson, [N.Y.] to Mr. Bok, 1908 Oct. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 33376379 Lyman Abbott was an influential American pastor and author. Born in Massachusetts and educated i...

Hall, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1820-1895 (person)

Pastor of Church of the Holy Trinity, Brooklyn. From the description of Letter, 1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155450080 Charles Henry Hall (1820-1895) was an Episcopal clergyman in New York, South Carolina, and Washington DC. From the description of Charles Henry Hall Papers, 1844-1895 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702152967 1820 Nov 7 Bor...

Norris, John H. (person)

Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909 (person)

Composed c. 1879. First performed Music Teachers' National Assoc., Indianapolis. This work is not connected to Buck's 1868 organ work, "Concert variation on The Star-Spangled Banner".--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Festival overture : on the American national air, the star spangled banner / Dudley Buck. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43310428 American composer and organist. From the description of Autograph letter...

Brooklyn Museum. (corporateBody)

Art museum. From the description of Exhibition of water color paintings by American artists : November7th-December 18th, 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515478 The interview program at the Brooklyn Museum was begun by Arlene Jacobowitz in the spring of 1965 with artists whose works were on exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. In 1968, excerpts from the interviews were incorporated into an exhibition entitled "Listening to Pictures," in which visitors could access the s...

Goodyear, W.H. (William Henry), 1846-1923 (person)

William Henry Goodyear (1846-1923) was an art and architectural historian and the Brooklyn Museum of Art's first Curator of Fine Arts from 1899-1923, an appointment he accepted soon after serving as curator at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (1881-1888). In addition to his responsibilities of developing and maintaining the fine arts collection at the Museum, Goodyear published extensively on art history and pursued research in architectural history. He developed a theory, based on direc...

Morse, Charles H. (person)

Spinden, Herbert Joseph, 1879-1967 (person)

Matthews, A. D. 1809-1900 (person)

Chadwick, John White, 1840-1904 (person)

Pastor at the Second Unitarian Church of Brooklyn from 1864-1904. From the description of Letter, 1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155460263 Unitarian minister, Brooklyn, New York; poet and author. From the description of Letter : to Mr. Garrison, 1890 April 12. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28165709 Clergyman. From the description of John White Chadwick correspondence, 1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79...

Dampf and Black (Firm) (corporateBody)

Brooklyn Museum. Libraries and Archives (corporateBody)

The Brooklyn Museum's lantern slide collection was started by the museum's curator of fine arts, William Henry Goodyear, in the late nineteenth century. With the assistance of photographers Joseph Hawkes and John McKecknie, Goodyear reproduced images of archaeological and architectural sites in Europe and images of the Paris Exposition, which Hawkes often hand-colored for more realistic effect. The lantern slide collection developed, as well, through the efforts of curator of ethnology Stewart C...

Cockey, E. J. (person)

Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929. (person)

Culin was University of Pennsylvania museum director from 1892. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1892-1894. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 226042711 Stewart Culin (1858-1929), ethnologist and museum curator, worked at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of archaeology and Anthropology from 1890 to 1903, and served as Curator of Ethnology at The Brooklyn Museum from 1903 until his death. From the descr...