Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on the technique of photographing the various sights of a region, country, or locale. Works containing collections of photographs of a particular place are entered under the name of the place with the subdivision Pictorial works.
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Edith A. Hadamard Travel Slide Collection
Call Number: VRC 134
Overview: Collection of 1,803 briefly labeled 35 mm color slides taken in the 1950s-1970s on travels to the Mediterranean, Latin America, and in the United States. Mostly architectural photography, but also many market and street scenes in rural areas of Latin America.
Dates: ca. 1950-1980
Eugene M. Waith Travel Slide Collection
Call Number: VRC 115
Overview: Slides of monuments and scenary on travels to Mexico, Britain, France, the Netherlands, Italy and Greece. Photographer is Eugene M. Waith, emeritus Professor of English Literature at Yale University. No identification on the slides. Minimal identification supplied by accompanying lists.
Dates: ca. 1960-1970
Funchal (?) , circa 1900
Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 12, Series II
Scope and Contents: View of part of an unidentified coastal town, probably Funchal.
Dates: circa 1900
Father Carney Gavin legacy collection of Holy Land photographs
Call Number: GEN MSS 1724
Overview: The Father Carney Gavin legacy collection of Holy Land photographs documents early photography of Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia in the 1860s and 1870s, as well as early twentieth century archaeological excavations and travel in Iraq, Greece, Egypt, and Palestine. Included are images by M. J. Diness, the Bonfils family, Francis Frith, Abdullah frères, G. Lékégian, J. P. Sébah, and Zangaki. Also present are stereoscopic views of Jerusalem and Palestine...
Dates: 1820-2013, bulk 1860-1993
Trude Geiringer photographs and scrapbook
Call Number: GEN MSS 1700
Overview: The collection consists of gelatin silver photographic prints, photograph albums, and a scrapbook created by Austrian photographer Trude Geiringer. Albums contain studio portraits and travel photographs of Austria, the Swiss Alps, Rome, and pre-World War II Yugoslavia in regions of present-day Croatia and Slovenia. Also included is a picture postcard featuring a portrait of actor Werner Krauss. The scrapbook contains newspaper and magazine clippings of images taken by Atelier Geiringer und...
Dates: 1927–1937, undated
Lee and Mary Grimes Travel Slide Collection
Call Number: VRC 105
Overview: 3,151 35 mm travel slides taken on tours in various countries worldwide. The photos are largely standard views of familiar subjects. The photos of local culture also seem to be standard views (i.e. the Indian snake charmer).
Dates: ca. 1960-1990
Keith Marshall collection of photographs
Call Number: MSS 12
Overview: The collection comprises 147 photographs from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with representative images of Great Britain, South Africa, New Zealand, Madeira, East Asia, and other locations (many unidentified).
Dates: circa 1880-circa 1920
Photographs of the Carr family, Late 19th century?
Item — 3: Series 3, Folder: 13
Call Number: MSS 8, Series III
Scope and Contents: Loose photographs, collected in a contemporary file labeled "Documents & old letters relating to the Carrs: photographs and paintings." The photographs have been removed to two new folders; the original file is retained.Many of the photo subjects or sitters are unidentified. There are numerous photographs of painted portraits of Carr ancestors. Identifiable people include: Thomas Carr, d. 1793 (painting); Thomas Woodward, Sheriff of Bristol, 1636 (painting); Frances Carr, née...
Dates: Late 19th century?
Photographs of the Carr family at Barming and Linnington, circa 1876-1931?
Item — 3: Series 3, Folder: 12
Call Number: MSS 8, Series III
Scope and Contents: Loose photographs, collected in a contemporary file labeled "Old family photographs, and Carrs at Barming & Linnington." The photographs have been removed to a new folder; the original is retained.Many of the photo subjects or sitters are unidentified. There are several photographs of painted portraits of Carr ancestors. Identifiable subjects include: Marjorie Fitzherbert (1907 and 1910/1911); William Carr (from a painting, 1709); Frank Collett Carr(?); Harriet Carr (?); and the...
Dates: circa 1876-1931?
The Charles William Romeyn Collection of Art and Architectural Photographs
Call Number: VRC 317
Overview: Eleven leather-bound volumes of mounted, unlabelled architectural photographs documenting a late 19th-century European and Middle East tour of Charles William Romeyn, American architect. Each volume inscribed: “The Charles William Romeyn Collection of Art and Architecture Photographs Presented to the Yale Club Library by His Son Radcliffe Romeyn ‘12S.” Many photographs purchased from professional photographic studies, some with identifying information on the photograph. Of significant interest...
Dates: ca. 1890-1900
William Inglis Morse Lantern Slide Collection
Call Number: VRC 172
Overview: Collection consists of lantern slides of travels in 1926 and 1927 (and possibly other years), as well as didactic material possibly used for lecturing. The travels appear to be those of the William Inglis Morse family (as marked on some of the slides), of Lynn, MA. His daughter, Susan Morse Hilles, went on to be an art collector and donor to the Yale Art Gallery. Her papers were donated to the Harvard University Library, and include travel journals that may be related to these slides. William...
Dates: ca. 1925-1927