Matte borderless print mounted on slightly larger white paper, then mounted on brown card with deckled edges. Depicts a coutyard and collonnade of a large basilica. Verso inscription, pencil, top centre: "Rom. Kreuzgang S. Paolo fuori le mura." The basilica was constructed around 395 and has been restored many times since the 4th century, and it has been declared a national monument by the Italian government.
Matte print mounted on white paper and brown card with deckled edges. Depicts a roadway leading to a building with tile roof. Surrounding landscape inludes evergreen trees, bushes, etc. Verso inscription in pencil, upper left: "S. Miniato, of Florenz, N 23."
Cyanotype image of a church on a country road, with a child standing in driveway. Gate to church is closed. Inscription handwritten in black ink on recto "English Church." Paper is very thin. Dated 1904 because same handwriting as 2008.001.1881.
Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black, and shaped like an circle. Y sticker on wood frame. Image of the interior of St Giles-without-Cripplegate Anglican church in London, England. It shows the tombs of Ben Johson, Edmond Spencer, John Milton and Samuel Butler. When the church was built it stood without (outside) the city wall, near the Cripplegate. The church is dedicated to St Giles, patron saint of beggars and cripples. It is one of the few medieval churches left in the City of London, having survived the Great Fire of 1666.
Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black. Handwritten on sticker on glass "Baptistery Pisa." Printed on sticker on glass "T.H. McAllister, Manuf'g Optician, 49 Nassau Street." Image of the baptistery of the Cathedral of Pisa in Italy. It is round domed building, very ornately decorated. It is located in the Piazza dei Miracoli, near the Cathedral and the leaning Tower.
Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black. Handwritten on sticker on glass "6326 The Museum Dresde." Sticker of a Y on wood frame. Image of the facade of a building with arches and a dome. Research into Dresden museums showed that it resembled the facade of the Old Masters Picture Gallery, state art museum located in the Semper wing of the Zwinger Palace.
Item is a cream carte de visite with gold border, and text handwritten in ink at bottom "Thomas [illeg.] Cooley." Photograph shows man with a thick beard. On verso, in black letterpress, "R.D. PALMER,/ ARTIST,/ ANN ARBOR. MICH./ NEGATIVES PRESERVED."
Matte print mounted on white paper, mounted on brown card with deckled edges. Depicts a river with bridge over it. The bridge has shops and buildings all the way across. Verso inscription, top left, in pencil: "N25. Florenz. Ponte Vechhio[sic]."
Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black. Handwritten in black ink on the slide "4249 Le Pont a Tragne" in french. In pencil looks like "Bohemia" is written below the ink. Cannot be sure that it is Tragne or Fragne, no trace of either. Handwritten on a sticker on the wood frame "Bridge at Tragne." Image of a town with a bridge and statue in foreground. Looks to be the start of the bridge, big covered archway. In BLC (white sticker facing you), you can see the ghost of people walking. Cannot find where bridge is, as not sure to the correct spelling of its name.
Lantern slide, glass slide in wood frame. Image area is circular as is the hole in the wood frame. Illustration is hand painted onto the glass. Printed on a sticker on wood frame "Express Train - Railroad Bridge by Moonlight." Illustration of a railway bridge over water, with a forest behind and the moon above. Unable to find reference to title on slide.
slide with cardboard holder. Depicts a worker with welding mask doing some welding on a large piece of machinery. Recto caption, bottom: "9, Made in U.S.A." Recto inscription, top right: "1." Verso captions: "Processed by Kodak," "Kodachrome Transparency."
Lantern slide, glass slide. Handpainted over B&W slide. No wood frame. Black frame with gold letters "Edward Van Altena 71-79W. 45th St., N.Y.C." Slide is not numbered. Black paper around glass edges. Image is an outdoor scene, with barn, bridge, people, machinery and horses.
slide with cardboard holder, depicting a piece of machinery in a factory interior. Recto caption, bottom: "Made in U.S.A., 15," embossed: "Apr 59." Recto inscription, pencil, top right: "2." Verso captions; "Processed by Kodak," "Kodachrome Transparency."
Silde with cardboard holder. Image depicts a close-up of some machinery. Recto caption, top: "5, Made in U.S.A." Recto inscription, pencil, top right: "3." Verso captions: "Processed by Kodak," "Kodachrome Transparency."
glass-covered slide with silver paper mat and black tape around the edges. Depicts a worker with welding mask working using a kind of gun. Recto inscription in black ink on white label: "Aircomatic Midget Gun."
35mm slide in cardboard holder. Image depicts forest landscape with trees in centre cleared. Pipeline and machinery are visible in open area. Recto captions in blue- top left: "date," right side: "made in Canada," left side: "Patented," bottom edge: "Project from this side arrow shows position." Verso captions in blue- "Mitchell Photo Supply Ltd. Dominion Sq., Montreal," bottom centre: "Processed by Etco."
Item is a studio headshot with white border. Depicts a man in suit jacket and tie with slicked-back hair. Recto ink stamp: "Art Lund." Verso ink stamp "This portrait through courtesy of A. Gilbert Studios, Toronto."