Conservation Treatment Job # 12520
Andrew Dickson White architectural photograph collectionGalileo's Observatory
White, Andrew Dickson
Kroch Library Rare & Manuscripts (Non-Circulating) Archives 15-5-3090
Conservation Treatment Job # 12520 -- Electronic Access: http://cidc.library.cornell.edu/adw/adw.asp Summary: Includes approximately 13,000 photographs of buildings, sculpture and decorative arts in the United States, Europe and the Middle East. Collection consists of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century photographs: 9,000 individual, mounted images and about 150 albums containing approximately 4,000 images. Other sub-collections include nineteenth-century American domestic architecture, 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition, plans and drawings by fellows of the American Academy in Rome (200 items, ca. 1930-1940); Clifton Beckwith Brown memorial albums (118 albums containing about 2,600 images); photographs of drawings of the U. S. Capitol Building and U. S. Treasury Buildings by Alfred B. Mullett, supervising architect of the U.S. Treasury; three albums of views of the Middle East by Félix Bonfils; photogravures of the Louvre Museum by Edouard-Denis Baldus; and Metropolitan Museum period rooms. Photographic processes include albumen prints, carbon prints, cyanotypes, photogravures, and gelatin silver prints.