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LL/22392
William H. Rau
A Lion
n.d.
Albumen print
39 x 60 in
 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (50 / 49)
 
LL/22392 [Further details available]

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LL/104397
William H. Rau
Matchless Scene, Watkins Glen
n.d.
Stereoview
 
Private collection of David Mattison
 
LL/104397 [Further details available]

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LL/11203
William H. Rau
No. 6363 the Broken Dam, North (general View)
n.d.
Stereocard
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#14 / 326)
 
LL/11203 [Further details available]

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LL/99079
William H. Rau
The Pompeian Room in the Imperial Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia.
n.d.
Stereoview
 
Private collection of Ira Stein
 
LL/99079 [Further details available]

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LL/31161
William H. Rau
Untitled [A woman reading a letter with a ghostly figure nearby]
n.d.
Stereocard
 
Private collection of Kevin Yee
 
LL/31161

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LL/31162
William H. Rau
Untitled [A woman reading a letter with a ghostly figure nearby]
n.d.
Stereocard, half
 
Private collection of Kevin Yee
 
LL/31162

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LL/109968
William H. Rau
Giant's Causeway, the wishing chair - Ireland
1860-1910
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s27689 (digital file from original)
 
LL/109968

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LL/109967
William H. Rau
Giant's Causeway, the wishing chair, Ireland
1860-1910
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s27658 (digital file from original)
 
LL/109967

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LL/53944
William H. Rau
Botany laboratory of the Philadelphia Normal School for Girls
1885-1901
Cabinet card
 
Private collection of Dan Weinstock
 
LL/53944 [Further details available]

9 of 55
LL/35575
William H. Rau
Lattimer Colliery, No. 3, L.V.R.R.
1890 (ca)
Albumen print
17 x 20 1/4 (43.2 x 51.4 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Sale 2208 Lot 11
 
LL/35575 [Further details available]

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LL/7367
William H. Rau
On the Conemaugh near New Florence, Pennsylvania
1891-1895
Platinum print
16 1/4 x 44 in
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
The J. Paul Getty Trust (99.XM.22)
 
LL/7367

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LL/66459
William H. Rau
On the Conemaugh near New Florence, Pennsylvania
1891-1895
Platinum print
41.3 x 111.8 cm (16 1/4 x 44 ins)
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
Object Number: 99.XM.22
 
LL/66459 [Further details available]

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LL/109959
William H. Rau
Florida, a swamp on the Ocklawaha
1892, 13 May (ca)
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s11691 (digital file from original)
 
LL/109959

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LL/109958
William H. Rau
Florida, Spanish moss on the Ocklawaha
1892, 13 May (ca)
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s11690 (digital file from original)
 
LL/109958

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LL/109965
William H. Rau
Village of Glenoe, Ireland
1893
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s27631 (digital file from original) LC-USZ62-59325 (b&w film copy neg. of right half stereo)
 
LL/109965

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LL/66394
William H. Rau
Longwood Picnic Grounds
1895 (ca)
Albumen print
 
Denver Art Museum
Object ID: 1991.324
 
LL/66394

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LL/103582
William H. Rau
Untitled [Poking fun at the "Modern Woman" and her search for the equal rights]
1895 (copyright)
Stereoview
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/103582

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LL/97520
William H. Rau
Photographing Our Country Cousins
1896-1903
Stereocard
 
American Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Object number: 1994.91.243
 
LL/97520

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LL/106934
William H. Rau
Fortified RR Station at Empadine, Cuba
1898
Stereoview
 
Archive Farms
The Patrick Montgomery Collection, Object No. 2019.767
 
LL/106934

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LL/7604
William H. Rau
Sampson's Fleet, A Gunner of the "Iowa"
1898
Albumen print, stereograph
each 8.3 x 15.5 cm (3 1/4 x 6 1/8 in)
 
American Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
 
LL/7604

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LL/7603
William H. Rau
Cathedral Rocks, Susquehanna River near Meghoppen
1899
Albumen print
43.8 x 51.8 cm (17 1/4 x 20 3/8 in)
 
American Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Charles T. Isaacs
 
LL/7603

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LL/109972
William H. Rau
A Carib Indian woman of Martinique in native dress
1902
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s32449 (digital file from original) LC-USZ62-65524 (b&w film copy neg.)
 
LL/109972

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LL/109971
William H. Rau
A leper of Martinique, of all mankind the most loathsome
1902
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s32448 (digital file from original) LC-USZ62-65522 (b&w film copy neg.)
 
LL/109971

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LL/109946
William H. Rau
Anniversary Designs Fairmount Park Philadelphia
1902
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s15151 (digital file from original)
 
LL/109946

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LL/109947
William H. Rau
Prince Henry's Special Train. Through the Corridor
1902
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s09912 (digital file from original)
 
LL/109947

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LL/109963
William H. Rau
A dooryard scene of Bally Castle, County Antrim, Ireland
1903
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s27258 (digital file from original) LC-USZ62-67983 (b&w film copy neg. of left half stereo)
 
LL/109963

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LL/111026
William H. Rau
A peaceful canal of Rotterdam, Holland
1903
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s33585 (digital file from original)
 
LL/111026

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LL/111027
William H. Rau
A quiet street of Rotterdam, Holland
1903
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s33586 (digital file from original)
 
LL/111027

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LL/109966
William H. Rau
Fish peddlers at Dugort, Achill Island, a holiday resort on Ireland's west coast
1903
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s27239 (digital file from original)
 
LL/109966

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LL/111024
William H. Rau
New market and canal, Amsterdam, Holland
1903
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s33439 (digital file from original)
 
LL/111024

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LL/111025
William H. Rau
New market, Amsterdam, Holland
1903
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s33440 (digital file from original)
 
LL/111025

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LL/111022
William H. Rau
Sophiaplein Amsterdam, Holland
1903
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s33437 (digital file from original)
 
LL/111022

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LL/111023
William H. Rau
St. Nicholas church on the canal, Amsterdam, Holland
1903
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s33438 (digital file from original)
 
LL/111023

33 of 55
LL/107778
William H. Rau
The Czar's Private Chapel, Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia
1903
Stereoview
 
Private collection of Tomasz Bielawski
Id: 18.00668 (1)
 
LL/107778

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LL/109970
William H. Rau
The famous group of Laocoon strangled serpents on the command of the offended Apollo, Vatican, Rome, Italy
1903
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s29344 (digital file from original)
 
LL/109970

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LL/109969
William H. Rau
The Giant's Causeway that celebrated monument of nature's mighty grandeur, Ireland
1903
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s27695 (digital file from original)
 
LL/109969

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LL/109964
William H. Rau
Women carrying peat, a great fuel of Ireland village Dooagh, Achill Island, Ireland
1903
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s27246 (digital file from original) LC-USZ62-56641 (b&w film copy neg. of left half stereo)
 
LL/109964

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LL/76898
William H. Rau
Dividing Line on the Ice Bridge, Niagara Falls, U.S.A.
1903 (copyright)
Stereocard
 
Private collection of Pepper Broad
 
LL/76898

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LL/109948
William H. Rau
Mosque Mohammed Ali--Its lofty and graceful minarets are a landmark to Cairo, Egypt
1903, 18 September (ca)
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s01870 (digital file from original item)
 
LL/109948

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LL/109954
William H. Rau
The "Muski". The great street of Cairo and one of the most interesting in the world, Egypt
1903, 21eptember (ca)
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s01871 (digital file from original item)
 
LL/109954 [Further details available]

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LL/109962
William H. Rau
Ainu "hairy men" of Hokkaido, Japan, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904
1904
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s30842 (digital file from original)
 
LL/109962

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LL/109949
William H. Rau
Making an Indian arrow, Indian camp, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904
1904
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s03829 (digital file from original stereograph)
 
LL/109949

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LL/109952
William H. Rau
Moki corn festival, Indian camp, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904
1904
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s03827 (digital file from original stereograph) LC-USZ62-108509 (b&w film copy neg.)
 
LL/109952

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LL/109950
William H. Rau
Moki squaw making a blanket, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904
1904
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s03828 (digital file from original stereograph)
 
LL/109950

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LL/109953
William H. Rau
Pueblo Indian pottery sellers, Indian reservation, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904
1904
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s03822 (digital file from original stereograph) LC-USZ62-108512 (b&w film copy neg.)
 
LL/109953

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LL/109951
William H. Rau
Wichita Indians building their typical grass lodge, Indian camp, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904
1904
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s03830 (digital file from original stereograph)
 
LL/109951

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LL/109956
William H. Rau
A Moki group, including rain maker and chief, Indian camp, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904
1904 (ca)
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s03820 (digital file from original stereograph) LC-USZ62-108511 (b&w film copy neg.)
 
LL/109956

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LL/109961
William H. Rau
Bread vendors of Naples, a familiar class in the most populous city of Italy
1904 (ca)
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s28215 (digital file from original) LC-USZ62-93518 (b&w film copy neg. of half stereo)
 
LL/109961

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LL/109957
William H. Rau
Geronimo, the famous Apache chieftain, for many years a terror to the early settlers, Worlds Fair, St. Louis, 1904
1904 (ca)
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s03821 (digital file from original stereograph) LC-USZ62-42303 (b&w film copy neg. of half stereo)
 
LL/109957 [Further details available]

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LL/109955
William H. Rau
Moki rain maker and chief in costume, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904
1904 (ca)
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s03826 (digital file from original stereograph) LC-USZ62-108510 (b&w film copy neg.)
 
LL/109955

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LL/109960
William H. Rau
"The giraffe" Antwerp Zoo, Belgium
[American and Foreign views. Scenes in all parts of the world.]
1904, 1 October
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s17301 (digital file from original)
 
LL/109960

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LL/59590
William H. Rau
The studio, - salesroom. William H. Rau. Phila. 28718
1910
Gelatin silver print, photo postcard
 
Library Company of Philadelphia
Negative number: 28718
 
LL/59590 [Further details available]

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LL/97541
William H. Rau
William H. Rau
1917 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
23.9 x 16.4 cm (9 7/16 x 6 7/16 ins) (image)
 
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Gift of Larry J. West, Object number: NPG.2007.98
 
LL/97541

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LL/14001
William H. Rau
Letterhead for the "William H. Rau Corporation" 238 South Camac Street, Philadelphia
n.d.
Letterhead
 
Private collection
 
LL/14001

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LL/46551
William H. Rau
[The official photographic corps of the Universal Exposition of 1904 - hosted by Mr. Rau]
1904 (copyright)
Book illustration
 
Private collection of Joan Yeckel
 
LL/46551 [Further details available]

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Anthropology and ethnology - Introduction to human zoos
Cityscapes - Urban - Stereoviews: Themes: Landscape types - Cityscapes - Urban
Colonialism - Introduction to human zoos
Dark tents and dark boxes - Photographs of dark tents, dark boxes and photographers in the field
Egypt - Egypt: Cairo
Exteriors of photographic studios - Photographs of the exteriors of nineteenth century photographic shops and studios
Flora - Early photographs of trees
Florida - Introduction to photography in Florida
Gardens - Introduction to gardens
Gender - Introduction to gender
Humour - Stereocards: Humour
Interiors of photographic studios - Photographs of the interiors of photographic shops and studios
Islam - Islamic architecture
Islamic architecture - Islamic architecture
Japan - Ainu
Landscapes of North America - The importance of railroads in the development of the American West
Leisure - Leisure: Reading
Marketing - Photographs of the exteriors of nineteenth century photographic shops and studios
Medical - Introduction to medical photography
Native Americans - Stereoviews: Native Americans
New York - Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls - Niagara Falls
Occupational - Stereoviews: Occupations and roles
Peoples of the world - Introduction to human zoos
Photographers - Photographs of people taking photographs
Photographic studios - Features of photographic studios: Showrooms
Photographic studios - Photographs of the exteriors of nineteenth century photographic shops and studios
Photographic studios - Photographs of the interiors of photographic shops and studios
Railways - Introduction to the photography of railways
Railways - The importance of railroads in the development of the American West
Religious architecture - Islamic architecture
Rivers and streams - Landscape: Rivers and streams
Spanish American War (1898) - Spanish American War (1898): Introduction
Sports and pastimes - Leisure: Reading
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Introduction to stereoviews
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Stereocards: Humour
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Stereoviews: Native Americans
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Stereoviews: Photographic studios
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Stereoviews: Photographica
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Stereoviews: Themes: Landscape types - Cityscapes - Urban
Trees - Early photographs of trees
USA - The importance of railroads in the development of the American West
Vatican City - Holy See - Vatican: Sculpture collection
Water and waterfalls - Landscape: Rivers and streams
Water and waterfalls - Niagara Falls
Wet-plate photography - Photographs of dark tents, dark boxes and photographers in the field
World's Fairs and International Exhibitions - Introduction to human zoos
World's Fairs and International Exhibitions - St. Louis, The Louisiana Purchase Exposition - The St. Louis World's Fair
Zoos - Zoos

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