Luminous-Lint - for collectors and connoisseurs of fine photography
LL/54056
Unidentified artist
[A couple being photographed at Niagara Falls]
1877, 18 August
Magazine illustration
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/54056 [Further details available]

1 of 51
LL/33473
Hugh Lee Pattinson
Niagara Falls
1840, April
Daguerreotype, whole plate
6.5 x 8.5 ins
 
Newcastle University Library - Special Collections
 
LL/33473 [Further details available]

2 of 51
LL/40238
Unidentified photographer
[Falls of Niagara]
1845 (ca)
Calotype
 
St. Andrews University Library, Special Collections / The Photographic Collection
Record: ALB-6-96-1
 
LL/40238

3 of 51
LL/36185
Unidentified photographer
The Tioga, a Steam Locomotive on a Trestle Bridge, with Niagara Falls in the Background
1848
Daguerreotype, stereo
 
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Behring Center, Division of Information Technology and Communications, Photographic History Collection, Image No. AFS 148
 
LL/36185

4 of 51
LL/40621
Southworth & Hawes
Niagara Falls from the Canadian Side
1850 (ca)
Daguerreotype
21.6 x 16.5 cm (8 1/2 x 6 1/2 ins)
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gift of I. N. Phelps Stokes, Edward S. Hawes, Alice Mary Hawes, and Marion Augusta Hawes, 1937, Accession Number: 37.14.7
 
LL/40621

5 of 51
LL/36184
Platt D. Babbitt
Niagara Falls
1854
Daguerreotype, hand-colored
 
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Behring Center, Division of Information Technology and Communications, Photographic History Collection, Image No. AFS 141
 
LL/36184

6 of 51
LL/6680
Platt D. Babbitt
Niagara Falls from Prospect Point
1850-1860
Daguerreotype, whole plate
16.6 x 21.7 cm whole-plate; image: 13.5 x 18.6 cm sight
 
National Gallery of Canada / Musée des beaux-arts du Canada
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Canada (no. 30584), Gift of Phyllis Lambert, Montreal, 1988
 
LL/6680

7 of 51
LL/6821
Platt D. Babbitt
Tourists Viewing Niagara Falls from Prospect Point
1855
Daguerreotype
10.70 x 13.90 cm
 
National Galleries of Scotland
Courtesy of the National Galleries of Scotland (Accession no. PGP R 14), Gift of Mrs. Riddell in memory of Peter Fletcher Riddell 1985
 
LL/6821

8 of 51
LL/7320
Platt D. Babbitt
[Joseph Avery stranded on rocks in the Niagara River]
1853, July
Daguerreotype
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
DAG no. 1165
 
LL/7320 [Further details available]

9 of 51
LL/10769
Platt D. Babbitt
Niagara Falls
1860 (ca)
Ambrotype, whole plate, ruby glass
 
Charles Schwartz Ltd
Charles Schwartz Ltd. (#8257)
 
LL/10769

10 of 51
LL/11195
Platt D. Babbitt
Whirlpool Scenery - Niagara River
n.d.
Glass stereo view
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#14 / 294)
 
LL/11195

11 of 51
LL/11196
Platt D. Babbitt
Suspension Bridge over Niagara River
n.d.
Glass stereo view
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#14 / 295)
 
LL/11196

12 of 51
LL/11197
Platt D. Babbitt
Suspension Bridge over Niagara River
n.d.
Glass stereo view
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#14 / 296)
 
LL/11197

13 of 51
LL/32707
Platt D. Babbitt
Prince of Wales at Prospect Point (Niagara Falls)
1860, 17 Sept
Stereoview, detail
 
Private collection of Richard O. Titus
 
LL/32707 [Further details available]

14 of 51
LL/32708
Platt D. Babbitt
Admiral and officers of the Russian fleet. Point View. Niagara Falls
1863, 25 October (probably)
Stereoview, detail
 
Private collection of Richard O. Titus
 
LL/32708 [Further details available]

15 of 51
LL/32709
Platt D. Babbitt
Signor Farini's Rope Ascension over Niagara River
1860, 15 August
Stereoview, glass
 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
 
LL/32709

16 of 51
LL/32710
Platt D. Babbitt
Signor Farini's Rope Ascension over Niagara River (detail)
1860, 15 August
Stereoview, glass, detail
 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
 
LL/32710

17 of 51
LL/33089
Platt D. Babbitt
Tourists Viewing Niagara Falls from Prospect Point
1855 (ca)
Daguerreotype, whole plate, with applied color
 
George Eastman Museum
 
LL/33089

18 of 51
LL/33737
Platt D. Babbitt
Vue des chutes du Niagara
1855 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/2 plate
 
Sotheby's - Paris
Courtesy of Sotheby's Paris (Photographs, Fri, 20 Nov 09, 4:00 PM, PF9027, Lot 138)
 
LL/33737

19 of 51
LL/6404
Southworth & Hawes
The Niagara Suspension Bridge
1856
Daguerreotype, full plate
21.5 x 16.5 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
© 2004 George Eastman House
 
LL/6404

20 of 51
LL/6405
Southworth & Hawes
The Niagara Suspension Bridge
1855, Mar 8
Daguerreotype, full plate
21.5 x 16.5 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
© 2004 George Eastman House
 
LL/6405

21 of 51
LL/11069
W. & F. Langenheim
Niagara Falls, "Edge of Horseshoe Falls"
n.d.
Stereographs
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#15 / 214)
 
LL/11069

22 of 51
LL/13966
Unidentified photographer
Niagara Falls
1850s (ca)
Daguerreotype, whole plate
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (X1614)
 
LL/13966

23 of 51
LL/11294
William England
No. 87 - the Niagara Suspension Bridge, interior view
[North American Series by William England]
n.d.
Stereocard
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#13 / 307)
 
LL/11294 [Further details available]

24 of 51
LL/11295
William England
No. 150 - the Niagara Suspension Bridge, U. S.
[North American Series by William England]
n.d.
Stereocard
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#13 / 308)
 
LL/11295 [Further details available]

25 of 51
LL/17453
A carriage in front of Niagara Falls
n.d.
Ambrotype, whole plate
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#17 / 137)
 
LL/17453

26 of 51
LL/37838
J. McPherson (Niagara Falls, NY.)
Blondin crossing Niagara Falls on the high wire
n.d.
Stereoview, glass, detail
 
Jeffrey Kraus Antique Photographics
 
LL/37838

27 of 51
LL/11048
Portrait of a man seated in an Adirondack style chair with Niagara Falls in the background
n.d.
Ambrotype, whole plate
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#15 / 125)
 
LL/11048

28 of 51
LL/54057
Unidentified photographer
[A couple being photographed at Niagara Falls]
n.d.
Ambrotype
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/54057

29 of 51
LL/35990
Niagara Falls
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Laddy Kite
 
LL/35990

30 of 51
LL/40876
Alexander Henderson
Falls of Niagara
1860s (ca)
Albumen print from wet collodion negative
19.00 x 24.20 cm (7 7/16 x 9 1/2 ins) (image)
 
Cleveland Museum of Art
John L. Severance Fund, Accession No.: 1993.25
 
LL/40876

31 of 51
LL/40680
William Notman
Horseshoe Falls from above, Niagara, ON
1869
Silver salts on glass - Wet collodion process
20 x 25 cm
 
McCord Museum of Canadian History
© McCord Museum, I-37300
 
LL/40680 [Further details available]

32 of 51
LL/7545
George Barker
Niagara in Summer, from Below
1888 (ca)
Combination print
50.2 x 41.9 cm (19 3/4 x 16 1/2 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/7545

33 of 51
LL/19952
George Barker [Attributed to]
9. Rock of Ages Cave of the Winds
1880 (ca)
Albumen print
9.5 x 7.75 in (24 x 20 cm)
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/19952

34 of 51
LL/7546
George Barker
The Falls in Winter
1888 (ca)
Albumen print
41.3 x 48.2 cm (16 1/4 x 19 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/7546

35 of 51
LL/19951
George Barker
Niagara in Winter
1890 (ca)
Printing out paper
7.75 x 9.75 in (20 x 25 cm)
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/19951

36 of 51
LL/34158
George Barker
Niagara Falls, Snow Shed
1890 (ca)
Albumen print
7 1/2 x 9 1/2 ins
 
Stephen Bulger Gallery
Courtesy of Stephen Bulger Gallery
 
LL/34158 [Further details available]

37 of 51
LL/6822
George Barker
Samuel John Dixon Crossing Niagara Falls Below the Great Cantilever Bridge
1895
Albumen prints, stereoscopic
8.10 x 7.70 cm
 
National Galleries of Scotland
Courtesy of the National Galleries of Scotland (Accession no. PGP R 860), Gift of Mrs. Riddell in memory of Peter Fletcher Riddell 1985
 
LL/6822

38 of 51
LL/11194
George Barker
[Niagara Falls showing a distant view of a wire walker]
[Premium Views by Geo. Barker]
n.d.
Stereocard, cabinet size
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#14 / 288)
 
LL/11194

39 of 51
LL/34159
B.R. Leech
Pair of Niagara Falls Folk Art Souvenir Frames with inserted Carte de Visites
1890 (ca)
Albumen print, mounted to Carte de Visite (trimmed)
3 1/4 x 2 1/2 ins
 
Stephen Bulger Gallery
Courtesy of Stephen Bulger Gallery
 
LL/34159 [Further details available]

40 of 51
LL/34142
Photo Specialty Co.
Bobby Leach and his Barrel
1911
Gelatin silver print, Real photo postcard
5 1/4 x 3 1/4 ins
 
Stephen Bulger Gallery
Courtesy of Stephen Bulger Gallery
 
LL/34142 [Further details available]

41 of 51
LL/41368
Unidentified photographer
Three people with a Niagara Falls background
1880s
Tintype, 1/4 plate, multiple exposure
 
Private collection of Andrew Daneman
 
LL/41368 [Further details available]

42 of 51
LL/40998
Unidentified photographer
Two men in Stanley Steamer runabout at Niagara Falls with painted backdrop
1900
Tintype, 1/2 plate
 
Private collection of Andrew Daneman
 
LL/40998

43 of 51
LL/32307
Zybach & Co. (Table Rock, Niagara Falls, Ont. Canada)
Undaunted by the Waves
1900 (ca)
Printing out print
9 x 7 in (print)
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs - Auction (Skylight Gallery Catalog 28,April 30, 2009, #81)
 
LL/32307 [Further details available]

44 of 51
LL/32308
Zybach & Co. (Table Rock, Niagara Falls, Ont. Canada)
Undaunted by the Waves (detail)
1900 (ca)
Printing out print
9 x 7 in (print)
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs - Auction (Skylight Gallery Catalog 28,April 30, 2009, #81)
 
LL/32308 [Further details available]

45 of 51
LL/37374
Unidentified photographer
Rapids below Niagara Falls
1930s (ca)
Gelatin silver print
 
Private collection of John Toohey
 
LL/37374

46 of 51
LL/6982
Film poster for Niagara starring Marilyn Monroe (1953)
1953 (ca)
Film poster
 
Location and source information requested
[Information requested on the source]
 
LL/6982

47 of 51
LL/35205
Niagara Falls
1845
Book page
 
Google Books
 
LL/35205 [Further details available]

48 of 51
LL/34425
A Student Tramp to Niagara Falls
1854
Magazine page
 
Google Books
 
LL/34425 [Further details available]

49 of 51
LL/35211
Niagara falls
1855
Book page
 
Google Books
 
LL/35211 [Further details available]

50 of 51
LL/34427
Platt D. Babbitt
The American Fall
1855
Book page
 
Google Books
 
LL/34427 [Further details available]

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
1840-1860 - Platt D. Babbitt: Joseph Avery at Niagara Falls (1853)
Backgrounds and foregrounds - Backgrounds used in nineteenth century photographic studios
Backgrounds and foregrounds - Backgrounds: Transportation
Backgrounds and foregrounds - Studio backgrounds and foregrounds: Cars
Backgrounds and foregrounds - Tintypes: Backgrounds and foregrounds
Calotypes - Calotypes: Exteriors
Canada - Hugh Lee Pattinson: Niagara Falls
Canada - Introduction to photography in Canada
Cars - Cars
Cars - Studio backgrounds and foregrounds: Cars
Composition - Backgrounds: Transportation
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Events
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Exteriors
Daguerreotypists - Canada - Hugh Lee Pattinson: Niagara Falls
Daguerreotypists - USA - Daguerreotypes: USA
Documentary - Early examples of photo reportage
Early examples of photo reportage - Early examples of photo reportage
Early examples of photo reportage - Platt D. Babbitt: Joseph Avery at Niagara Falls (1853)
Events - Daguerreotypes: Events
Events - Introduction to events
Events - Platt D. Babbitt: Joseph Avery at Niagara Falls (1853)
Geology - Rock formations
Interiors of photographic studios - Backgrounds used in nineteenth century photographic studios
Land transportation - Cars
Land transportation - Studio backgrounds and foregrounds: Cars
Land transportation - Trains, railroads and railways
New York - Niagara Falls
New York - Platt D. Babbitt: Joseph Avery at Niagara Falls (1853)
Niagara Falls - George Barker: Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls - Hugh Lee Pattinson: Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls - Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls - Platt D. Babbitt: Joseph Avery at Niagara Falls (1853)
Photograph frames - Photograph frames
Railways - Trains, railroads and railways
Salt prints - Salt prints: Exteriors
Social life of photographs - Photograph frames
Storage and display - Photograph frames
Studio necessities - Backgrounds used in nineteenth century photographic studios
Tintypes - Tintypes: Backgrounds and foregrounds
Tintypes - Tintypes: Exteriors
Transportation - Backgrounds: Transportation
Travel - Travellers
USA - Daguerreotypes: USA
USA - Introduction to photography in the USA
Water and waterfalls - George Barker: Niagara Falls
Water and waterfalls - Hugh Lee Pattinson: Niagara Falls
Water and waterfalls - Niagara Falls
Water and waterfalls - Platt D. Babbitt: Joseph Avery at Niagara Falls (1853)
Water and waterfalls - Waterfalls


 
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