Collection Number Title Description
2188 John Wanamaker collection "The Story of the Store", black & white and hand-tinted lantern slides depicting Wanamaker store buildings in New York and Philadelphia (exterior and interior), including store displays, events, and Philadelphia landmarks. [232 total slides, 1876, 1909, undated.]
3085 Lantern and Lens Gild of Women Photographers records Black & white and hand-tinted lantern slides with photographs of the Lantern and Lens Gild’s outings and their artworks. [127 total slides, 1928-1953, undated.]
V25 Earl J. Early collection of lantern slides of wrought iron gates and fences Collection contains 74 lantern slides, 43 photo prints, and 1 print or wrought iron gates, doorways, and fences in the Philadelphia area. Emphasis is on sites on Locust Street, the University of Pennsylvania, and at the residences of Harrison and Elkins. There is also a depiction of a smithing class. There are also several unidentified views.
V17 Ann Hazen Howell lantern slides collection Collection contains portraits of prominent Philadelphians, most residing in Germantown. Included are, William Brockie, Charles W. Chandler, Prof. Edward Cope, James Mapes Dodge, William G. Foulke, William Hacker, Appollos W. Harrison, Dr. Henry Hartshorne, William W. Justice, George C.Lambdin, Major William Lambert, Henry Cowill Lewis, Rev. Samuel Longfellow, Dr. Henry McCook, Thomas Meehan, Thomas B. Merrick, Henry W. Raymond, William B. Rodgers, John Sartain, Joseph M. Shoemaker, Edward J. Steel, Justice C. Strawbridge, Camby S. Tyson, Dr. John Watson, Cornelius, C. Weygandt, Prof. J. H. Westcott, Joseph Wharton, Francis Howard Williams, James A. Wright. Collection also contains exterior views of Philadelphia homes and well as scenes of Scandanavia including the Nordfjord area, Grottid Pass, Hardaugerfjord, the Romsdaal Valley, Lake Stryn, Balhomer, Oie, and the Fjaerland area.
V16 Frances Anne Wister lantern slides collection Collection includes images of Fort Mifflin, Philadelphia; Bethlehem, Pa; Swedish Log cabins; Fairmount Waterworks; the Academy of Natural Sciences; the Lardner House; Hope Lodge; Alverthrope; Singly House; Pennsylvania Hospital; Blue Bell Tavern; Cannon Ball Farm; Mount Pleasant; United State Hotel; Upper Ferry Bridge; Lazaretto; and Darby Creek.
V12 Declaration of Independence lantern slides Contains reproductions of portraits of several delegates of the Second Continental Congress which passed the Declaration of Independendence. Includes view of delegates homes and buildings in Philadelphia where delegates stayed and met for business, particularly Independence Hall and Carpenters Hall. Portrays life in Philadelphia in 1776. Also shows facsimiles of American documents.
V20 Historical Society of Pennsylvania lantern slides and glass photonegative collection Contains reproductions of work by Peale, Birch, and Sharpless with particular emphasis on George Washington. Also depicts scenes in Valley Forge, Castle Rock, and Fort Washington. Includes houses in Fairmount Park and the Germantown Academy as well as other surrounding houses, hotels and taverns.
V24 Frank Hamilton Taylor lantern slides Contents consist entirely of prints by Frank Hamilton Taylor of streets, houses, and churches, inns, taverns, hotels, and theaters in Philadelphia. Also contains a view of a mill on the Wissahickon, the Indian King Tavern in Germantown, the Spring Garden Waterworks, and other miscellaneous subjects.
V28 Historical Society of Pennsylvania miscellaneous lantern slide collection Depicts a variety of decorations and details, including marble work and sliver and iron casting, highlighting doorways, windows, bells, statuary, and silver tableware. Also contains views of the Harris Home and pieces owned by the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia. Portrays Major General Benjamin Lincoln.
V22 Historical Society of Pennsylvania collection of historic Philadelphia lantern slides Depicts historic sites in Philadelphia and vicinity, including Independence Hall, Carpenters Hall, Congress Hall, and historic churches, houses, streets, and revolutionary war sites. Includes Ephrata.
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