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Rialto, Venice

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black paint. Sticker on wood, torn off but visible are the words in ink "Rialto Ven..." and in pencil on the wood frame "Rialto, Venice." Handwritten in ink on a sticker on the glass "456 Le Rialto a Venise" in french. Image of a covered bridge, the Rialto, over a canal with gondola.

Europe album

Black cover, embossed gold letters ("Photographs"). Bound with black string. Photographs mounted with glue. Black pages. Notations in white ink. "The All Black Album" manufactured by Johnson, London. No dates.

Locations include: Lisbon, Setubal, Portugal; Genoa, Spezia, Carara, Leghorn (in Italian - Livorno), Pisa, Italy; Marseilles, France.

Themes include: cargo loading and unloading at docks, market, tourist sightseeing, street views, scenic views.

Mausoleum of Hadrian, Rome

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide. Image framed in black, with no wood frame. Sticker on glass handwritten in black ink "7582 ... Rome" in french. Two words in between the number and Rome are indecipherable. Image of the Tiber river with a bridge and the Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as the Castel Sant'Angelo, in the distance.

Interior Milan Cath.

Lantern slide, wood frame with glass positive B & W slide - image framed in black and gold. Handwritten in ink "455 Interior Milan Cath." - sticker says that slide was manufactured by "T.H. McAllister, Manufacturing Optician, 49 Nassau Street, N.Y." - slide is dated at c. 1880s because that is when McAllister started selling lantern slides. Wood frame has a sticker on it with the letter Y written inside.

Panorama of Naples and Vesuvios

Lantern slide, wood frame with glass positive B & W slide - image framed in black. Sticker on slide that has handwritten in ink "773 Panorama de Naples & du Vesuve" in french. Landscape image of the coast of Naples with Mount Vesuvios in background, with a three masted ship at sea.

Pont des Soupirs, Venise

Lantern slide, wood frame with glass positive B & W slide - image framed in black. Sticker on slide that has handwritten in ink "462 Pont des Soupirs. Venice" in french. Landscape image of the Bridge of Sighs in Venice, Italy. Wood frame has a sticker on it with the letter Y written inside.

Lake of Como, Italy

Lantern slide, wood frame with glass positive B & W slide - image framed in black and gold. Handwritten in ink "Lake of Como, Italy" on slide. Landscape of water, with mountain and locks. Wood frame has an X marked in pencil on bottom right corner.

Marc Venice

Lantern slide, wood frame with glass positive B & W slide. Handwritten in ink on sticker on the slide is "482 S Marc Venice." Image of a church or cathedral. Wood frame has a sticker on it with the letter Y written inside.

Temples of Saturn and Vespasian

Tinted B&W lantern slide in wood frame. Printed on slide on a sticker "44 Rome - Forum - Temples of Saturn and Vespasian." Image of temples and ruins. The background looks tinted red. Wood frame has a copyright symbol engraved in it. Sticker on wood frame with a Y written on it.

Vatican Obelisk

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image is framed in black and gold. Remains of a sticker on the wood frame. Handwritten in ink on a sticker on the glass "282 St. Pierre Rome" in french. Image is of the Saint Peter's Square and Basilica with the Vatican Obelisk in the Vatican City.

St Angelo's, Rome

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black paint. On slide in print "538. Chateau et Pont Saint-Ange, a Rome" in french, and handwritten in pencil on wood frame above image is "Castle of St. Angelo, Rome." Handwritten on a sticker on the wood frame is "St. Angelo & bridge Rome Italy." Image is of St Angelo's Castle and bridge in Rome.

Michelangelo's Moses

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black and gold paint. Handwritten in ink on a sticker on the glass slide is "315. Moise de Michel-Ange" in french. A sticker with Y on wood frame. Image is of Michelangelo's statue of Moses for Julius II tomb built in ca. 1545.

The Lido, Venice

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black and gold paint. Handwritten in ink on a sticker on the glass slide is "420. Venise cote du Lido" in french, and in print on a sticker "C.T. Milligan, 728 Chestnut Street." Image is of the coast of the Lido, the sandbar that separates Venice from the Adriatic sea.

Ruins of Pompeii

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black and gold. Handwritten in ink on a sticker on the glass slide is "7681 Ruines de l'Hotelerie a Pompei" in french, and on a sticker on the wood "Ruins of the Hotelerie Egypt Pompeii." Handwritten on the wood frame in pencil "Ruins of the Hotellerie Pompei." Image is of ruins (walls), with a mountain in the background.

Monte Pincio, Rome

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black and gold. Handwritten on the wood frame in pencil "Fountain of the Monte-Pincio, Rome." Image is a fountain with a standing figure of a man, two seated figures on either side of him and two obelisks on either side of the actual fountain, with a building in the background.

View of Lugano, Switzerland

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black and gold. Handwritten in lack ink on a white sticker on the glass "View of Lugano from Hotel du Parc, Swiss" but Swiss is crossed off in pencil and "Italy" is written overtop. Sticker on wood reads "Lugano Switz" and on wood in pencil "Swiss." On slide itself "7493 Vue du Lugano, prise de l'Hotel du Parc (Suisse)." Image of statue, mountains, seaside town. Lugano in Switzerland borders Italy which may be why Swiss is scratched off and Italy is written overtop.

Library of Vatican

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black and gold. Handwritten in black ink on sticker on the glass "Library of Vatican, Rome, Italy." Sticker on wood handwritten in ink "Library of Vatican Rome Italy." Handwritten in pencil directly on the wood "Rome" and "17." Image is of the Vatican Library.

Chamber of Busts, Vatican

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black and gold. Sticker on glass handwritten in ink "550 Chambre de Bustes au Vatican." Sticker on wood in ink "Chamber of Busts Vatican Rome Italy" same in pencil on wood frame. Image of inside the chamber of busts in the Vatican, walls lined with statues/busts.

Field of Lava, Mt Vesuvius, Italy

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Sticker on glass handwritten in black ink "Field of Lava From Mt. Vesuvius, Italy. Bay of Naples in the distance." Sticker on wood in ink "View field of lava Mt Vesuvius Italy." In pencil on wood frame "Italy." Image of rocks in foreground (field of lava) and water in distance (Bay of Naples).

Old Palace, Florence

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black. Green sticker on glass handwritten in black ink "Old Palace Florence" in print above "J. Levy & Cie Succrs de Ferrier Pere Fils & Soulier." On another sticker in print "T.H. McAllister, Manuf'g Optician, 49 Nassau Street, N." Image of the Old Palace in Florence, with clocktower.

La-Ca-d'Oro Palace, Venice, Italy

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black and gold. Sticker on wood frame handwritten in ink "La-Ca-d'Oro Palace Venice." White sticker on glass handwritten in black ink "Palace La-Ca-d'Oro, Venice, Italy." Printed directly on slide "444 Palais La-Ca-d'Oro a Venise" in french. Image of Ca-d'Oro (golden house) in Venice along the Grand Canal - also known as the Palazzo Santa Sofia.

Amphitheatre, Pompeii

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black. Sticker on glass handwritten in black ink "11667 Amphitheatre a Pompei" in french. Written in pencil on the wood frame "Amphitheatre Pompei." Image of an amphitheatre - ruins, in Pompeii.

Basilica of St. John Lateran, Rome

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black. Sticker on glass handwritten in black ink "1282 Interieur de St Jean de Latran a Rome" in french. Written in pencil on the wood frame "Int. St. John of the Latran, Rome." Sticker on the wood handwritten "Interrior St John of teh Lateran Rome Italy." Image of the interior of the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome, Italy. It was the first church to be built in Rome. It contains several important relics.

Panorama of Rome

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black. Sticker on glass handwritten in black ink "7580 Panorama a Rome pris de Capitole." in french. Image of Rome from the Capitol. Square in foreground, with equestrian statue.

Statue Gallery, Vatican

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black and gold. Printed on slide "7378 Galerie des Statues, no. 1" in french. Handwritten in pencil on wood frame "Gallery of Statue, Vatican, Rome." Image of the interior of building, statues lining a room with arches and pillars - maybe part of the Vatican museum?

The Inconsolable, CampoSanto, Italy

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black and gold. Printed on slide "C.T. Milligan, Magic Lantern Manuf'r." Image of a female statue in mourning, called "The Inconsolable" (1843 by Lorenzo Bartolini) found in the Camposanto, a cementary and cloister, in Pisa, Italy.

Forum Triangular, Pompeii

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image framed in black and gold. Handwritten on slide in black ink "765 Fragment de forum Triangulaire Pompei" in french. Handwritten in pencil on wood frame "Fragment of Triangular Forum, Pompeii, Italy." Handwritten in pencil on sticker on the wood frame "..of Forum Triangulaire.." rest of sticker ripped off. Image of ruins, columns and buildings from Pompeii, Italy.

Gallery in Museum of Capitol, Rome

Lantern slide, glass B&W slide in wood frame. Image is framed in black and gold. Handwritten in black on sticker on glass "Gallery in Muesum of Capitol, Rome," and again on a sticker on wood frame "Gallery in Capitol Rome Italy." Image of a hallway with busts and statues lining it. Great ceilings with arches, window at far end. Research lead to the Capitoline Museums on Capitol Hill in Rome, Italy, but unsure if Capitol Museum is the same as Capitoline Museum.

Albumen cabinet card of Titian's Monument

Item consists of 1 cabinet card, photographed by Carlo Ponti. Card shows Monument located in the Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Depicts "The Assumption" with five figures on central platform and two to the sides of the platform. Corinthian columns and relief in background.

Ponti, Carlo

Ettore Scola interview

File contains a transcribed copy of an interview conducted with Italian film director Ettore Scola by Toronto Psychiatrist Dr. Frank Sommers, for Sommers' project "The Mind of the Film Director. The file also contains 2 photographs of the director on set, a description of Sommers' book project, a list of interview questions, a hand-written letter from Scola to Sommers (in italian), a type-written letter from Sommers to Scola, and a printed French language promotional publication for the 1974 Italian film Nous Nous Sommes Tant Aimés (C'eravamo Tanto Amati / We all Loved Each Other so Much), which includes an interview with Scola and Agenore Incrocci (screen play writer) about the film.

Sommers, Frank

Stereographs, Everyday Events

File consists of stereographs depicting everyday domestic events such as people eating, mending clothing, grooming, doing laundry.

8 Stereoscopic photographs by Keystone View Co.
6 Stereoscopic photographs by Underwood & Underwood
2 Stereoscopic photographs by Kilburn Brothers, 6 in association with James M. Davis
3 Stereoscopic photographs by Strohmeyer & Wyman
1 Stereoscopic photograph by J. F. Jarvis
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Alexis Fay
1 Stereoscopic photograph by G. Sommer
1 Stereoscopic photograph by the Universal Photo Art Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Littleton View Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Milllikin & Lawley
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Art Nouveau Stereograph
1 Stereoscopic photograph by J. A. French
1 Stereoscopic photograph by Griffith & Griffith
1 Stereoscopic photograph by M. Rosenblatt & Co.
1 Stereoscopic photograph by T. W. Ingersoll
20 Stereoscopic photographs by unidentified publishers

Stereographs, Italy/Vatican City

File consists of stereographs and stereographic sets depicting various locations, buildings, and monuments in Italy and Vatican City.

22 stereoscopic photographs by Underwood & Underwood.
15 stereoscopic photographs by Keystone View Co.
6 stereoscopic photographs by Kilburn Brothers; 10 stereoscopic photographs in association with James M. Davis.
3 stereoscopic photographs by Universal View Co.
8 stereoscopic photographs by J.F. Jarvis Publishers.
2 stereoscopic photographs by Geo. W. Griffith.
2 stereoscopic photographs by Strohmeyer & Wyman Publishers.
1 stereoscopic photograph by L. Suscipj.
1 stereoscopic photograph by Perrin & Griswold.
3 stereoscopic photograph by Giorgio Sommer.
1 stereoscopic photograph by Giorgio Conrad.
1 stereoscopic photograph by Giovanni Brampton Philpot.
1 stereoscopic photograph by M.J. Morse.
1 stereoscopic photograph by Naya.
2 stereoscopic photograph by H. C. White Co.
1 stereoscopic photograph by Littleton View Co.
1 stereoscopic photograph by C.P. Venizia.
1 stereoscopic photograph by E. Nesemann.
1 stereoscopic photograph by The Fine Art Photographer's Publishing Co.
1 stereoscopic photograph by Giacomo Brogi.
1 stereoscopic photograph by Fratelli Alinari.
1 stereoscopic photograph by Felice Crespi.
1 stereoscopic photograph by The London Stereoscopic Co.
1 stereoscopic photograph by Maccilo.
57 stereoscopic photographs by unidentified publishers
1 series of stereoscopic photographs by Underwood & Underwood on Italy(Series #1)
1 series of stereoscopic photographs by Underwood & Underwood on Rome(Series #2)

Text Accompaniments to Stereocards published by Underwood & Underwood

Volumes list all the stereocards in a series and then describe each card, including the significance of the depiction. Certain volumes are accompanied by maps and plans.
Real Children in Many Lands
Italy: Through the Stereoscope
Norway: Through the Stereoscope
Russia: Through the Stereoscope
The United States: Through the Stereoscope
Traveling in the Holy Land: Through the Stereoscope(Have 3 of this title)
Palestine: Through the Stereoscope
Jerusalem: Through the Stereoscope
Part I - A Trip to Jerusalem: Through the Stereoscope