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Title
Brownstone quarries, Portland, Conn. The Middlesex Quarry.
Additional title: Brownstone quarries near Portland, showing the river and sailing vessels beyond, the quarries are dug below the level of the river.
Collection

Robert N. Dennis collection of stereoscopic views

United States

States

Connecticut

Stereoscopic views of Middlesex county, Connecticut

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1850 - 1930 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: MFY Dennis Coll 90-F61
Topics
Connecticut
Middlesex County (Conn.)
Quarrying
Portland (Conn.)
Genres
Stereographs
Photographs
Notes
Content: Includes views by T. S. Oldershaw, A. McIntosh, George W. Hennigar and other photographers and publishers.
Content: Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Content: Title devised by cataloger.
Content: Views of Middlesex county, Connecticut: includes a view of an industrial or mill building in Center Brook; a doctor's home and medicine and drygoods store in Clinton; a home in Deep River; street views, views of a large stone house and of McDonough House in Middletown; a railroad siding near a river, small sailing ships moored for loading and railroad bridge over the [Connecticut] river in the background; the Air Line railroad bridge near Middletown; the steamboat "City of Hartford" after a collision with a bridge; brownstone quarries near Portland, showing the river and sailing vessels beyond, the quarries are dug below the level of the river; a farm in Saybrook; the remains of a wrecked steamboat in the Connecticut River.
Physical Description
Albumen prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG90-F61
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11707669
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d1a13460-c536-012f-d734-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1850: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Brownstone quarries, Portland, Conn. The Middlesex Quarry." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1850 - 1930. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-6b36-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Brownstone quarries, Portland, Conn. The Middlesex Quarry." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-6b36-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1850 - 1930). Brownstone quarries, Portland, Conn. The Middlesex Quarry. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-6b36-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Brownstone quarries, Portland, Conn. The Middlesex Quarry.