Luminous-Lint - for collectors and connoisseurs of fine photography
LL/32885
Elliott & Fry (55 Baker Street, Portman Square)
Sir Charles Lyell, Geologist
1869 (ca)
Carte de visite
 
Wisconsin Historical Society
Increase Allen Lapham: Papers, 1825-1930, carte-de-visite collection, WHS Image id: WHi-45315
 
LL/32885 [Further details available]

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LL/32879
A. Sonrel (46 School Street, Boston)
Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz, Geologist
1864 (ca)
Carte de visite
 
Wisconsin Historical Society
Increase Allen Lapham: Papers, 1825-1930, carte-de-visite collection, WHS Image id: WHi-44730
 
LL/32879 [Further details available]

2 of 55
LL/32881
Professor Pierre Jean Edouard Desor, Geologist
1865
Carte de visite
 
Wisconsin Historical Society
Increase Allen Lapham: Papers, 1825-1930, carte-de-visite collection, WHS Image id: WHi-45407
 
LL/32881 [Further details available]

3 of 55
LL/32883
Henry Ulke (278 Pennslyvania Avenue, Washington D.C., 1865)
Fielding B. Meek, Paleontologist
1868
Carte de visite
 
Wisconsin Historical Society
Increase Allen Lapham: Papers, 1825-1930, carte-de-visite collection, WHS Image id: WHi-44756
 
LL/32883 [Further details available]

4 of 55
LL/7509
Unidentified photographer
Study of Rocks
1845 (ca)
Daguerreotype
19 7/8 x 25 1/6 in
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
The J. Paul Getty Trust (84.XT.183)
 
LL/7509

6 of 55
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]

7 of 55
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

8 of 55
LL/35205
Niagara Falls
1845
Book page
 
Google Books
 
LL/35205 [Further details available]

9 of 55
LL/1640
William Henry Jackson
A noon meal in Ferdinand V. Hayden's camp of the U.& Geological Survey. Red Buttes, Wyo. Terr. [Hayden sits at far end of table in dark jacket; W. H. Jackson stands at far right.]
1870, 24 August
 
National Archives and Records Administration
[57-HS-282]
 
LL/1640

10 of 55
LL/39515
John Carbutt
Fig. 6 ["a great valley of Syenites"]
1869, 19 February (published)
Book illustration
 
Google Books
 
LL/39515

11 of 55
LL/7600
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Tufa Domes, Pyramid Lake, Nevada
1867
Albumen print
20 x 27 cm (7 7/8 x 10 5/8 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/7600

12 of 55
LL/40665
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Water rhyolites, near Logan Springs, Nevada
1871
Albumen print
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-10022
 
LL/40665 [Further details available]

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LL/24719
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
6. View of the Grand Canon walls, near mouth of Diamond River. From waterline to first shelf 1,500 feet; from shelf to top of table 3,500 feet. Distance from point of view to top of walls 3 miles.
[Wheeler Survey, Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian]
1871-1874 (survey), 1871 (expedition)
Stereocard, detail
 
Etherton Gallery
 
LL/24719

14 of 55
LL/24737
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
15. the "Vermillion Cliff," a typical plateau edge, as seen from Jacobs Pool, Arizona. From its top, a plateau stretches to the right, and from its base another to the left. Their difference of level is 1,500 feet, and the step is too steep for scaling.
[Wheeler Survey, Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian]
1871-1874 (survey), 1872 (expedition)
Stereocard, detail
 
Etherton Gallery
 
LL/24737

15 of 55
LL/24757
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
25. Camp Beauty, Canon de Chelle, walls 1,200 feet high, width of Canon at this point about one fourth of a mile.
[Wheeler Survey, Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian]
1871-1874 (survey), 1873 (expedition)
Stereocard, detail
 
Etherton Gallery
 
LL/24757

16 of 55
LL/7596
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Canyon de Chelle, Walls of the Grand Canyon About 1200 Feet in Height
1873
Albumen print
20.3 x 27.6 cm (8 x 10 7/8 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/7596

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LL/24801
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
47. Alpine lakes and mountain scenery in the Cerro Blanco Mountains, Colorado, 13,000 feet above sea-level.
[Wheeler Survey, Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian]
1871-1874 (survey), 1874 (expedition)
Stereocard, detail
 
Etherton Gallery
 
LL/24801

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LL/26996
Book spines from Clarence King "Report of the Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel made by order of the Secretary of War" (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1870-1880)
1870-1880
Book spines
 
Donald A. Heald - Rare Books, Prints & Maps
Courtesy of Donald A. Heald, #19012
 
LL/26996 [Further details available]

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LL/34861
William Henry Jackson
Title page for "Descriptive Catalogue of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of The Territories for The Years 1869 to 1873, inclusive" by W.H. Jackson (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1874)
1874
Title page
 
Google Books
 
LL/34861 [Further details available]

20 of 55
LL/34862
William Henry Jackson
Title page for "Catalogue of Photographs of Indians, From Negatives in the Possession of the United States Geological Survey, Collected from Various Sources, and Covering a Period of Twenty-Five Years" by W.H. Jackson (Washington, 1874)
1874
Title page
 
Google Books
 
LL/34862 [Further details available]

21 of 55
LL/39517
Unidentified photographer
Coal-Beds of Rio Candiota, Rio Grande Do Sul
1870 (published)
Book illustration
 
Google Books
 
LL/39517

22 of 55
LL/37786
Unidentified photographer
Bone Field on Talbot Hill, 10 miles from Canon City, Colo.
n.d.
Stereoview
 
Jeffrey Kraus Antique Photographics
 
LL/37786 [Further details available]

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LL/37787
Unidentified photographer
Bone Field on Talbot Hill, 10 miles from Canon City, Colo.
n.d.
Stereoview, detail
 
Jeffrey Kraus Antique Photographics
 
LL/37787 [Further details available]

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LL/41153
Unknown (French)
No.5 Roche qui pleure
[Foret de Fontainbleau]
1850s (late)
Stereoview
 
Northern Light Gallery
 
LL/41153

25 of 55
LL/41162
Eugène Cuvelier
Quarry at the Sands of Macherin
1863
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Purchase, Harriette and Noel Levine Gift and Rogers Fund, 1996
 
LL/41162 [Further details available]

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LL/41071
Richebourg
Photoglyph of a quarry with descriptions of layers [CarriÞre de Pierre a Batir]
[Carte géologique détaillée de la France, Feuille 48.- Paris - Annexes. Perspectives Photographiques. Pl. II]
1879 (published)
Photoglyph
20 x 24 ins (sheet)
 
Northern Light Gallery
 
LL/41071

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LL/41072
Richebourg
Photoglyph of a quarry with descriptions of layers [CarriÞre de Pierre a Batir] (edited detail)
[Carte géologique détaillée de la France, Feuille 48.- Paris - Annexes. Perspectives Photographiques. Pl. II]
1879 (published)
Photoglyph, detail, edited
20 x 24 ins (sheet)
 
Northern Light Gallery
 
LL/41072

28 of 55
LL/41073
Richebourg
Photoglyph of a quarry with descriptions of layers [CarriÞre d'Argile Plastique]
[Carte géologique détaillée de la France, Feuille 48.- Paris - Annexes. Perspectives Photographiques. Pl. III]
1879 (published)
Photoglyph
20 x 24 ins (sheet)
 
Northern Light Gallery
 
LL/41073

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LL/41074
Richebourg
Photoglyph of a quarry with descriptions of layers [CarriÞre d'Argile Plastique] (edited detail)
[Carte géologique détaillée de la France, Feuille 48.- Paris - Annexes. Perspectives Photographiques. Pl. III]
1879 (published)
Photoglyph, detail, edited
20 x 24 ins (sheet)
 
Northern Light Gallery
 
LL/41074

30 of 55
LL/39516
C.H. Jones
Brand's Cascade, Luray Caverns. (Drawn from a photograph by C.H. Jones)
1887 (published)
Magazine illustration
 
Google Books
 
LL/39516

31 of 55
LL/39757
Phillip H. Edgerton (b. 1824)
Rock on a Pedestal of Ice, Tibet
1864 (ca)
Albumen Print
8 1/2 x 7 3/4 in
 
Peabody Essex Museum
 
LL/39757

32 of 55
LL/36444
Two workmen in the gravel pit near the Seminary of St Acheul, 27 April 1859. The standing workman is pointing to the in situ flint
1859, 27 April
Albumen print
 
Bibliothèques d'Amiens Métropole
 
LL/36444 [Further details available]

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LL/36442
Mr. Prestwich shows a photograph of the flint tool "in situ"
1863
Book page
 
Google Books
 
LL/36442 [Further details available]

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LL/42239
Gustav Jõgermayer
Welitz Glacier, East by North from the Foot of the Umbal Glacier
1863
Albumen print, mounted on cardboard
 
Albertina
© Albertina, Vienna
 
LL/42239 [Further details available]

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LL/40664
Giorgio Sommer [Attributed to]
Mount Vesuvius, active [L'Eruzione del Vesuvio]
1872, 26 April (taken)
Photographic print
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-015616
 
LL/40664 [Further details available]

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LL/40661
Giorgio Sommer [Attributed to]
Mt Vesuvius erupting
1872 (taken)
Glass lantern slide
 
York Museums Trust
 
LL/40661 [Further details available]

37 of 55
LL/41567
Unidentified photographer (Italian)
[Lava fields, Italy]
1892
Albumen print
6 1/2 x 9 ins
 
Northern Light Gallery
 
LL/41567

38 of 55
LL/41566
Giorgio Sommer
Siracusa Latomie del Paradiso [Italy]
1880s
Albumen print
7 3/4 x 10 ins
 
Northern Light Gallery
 
LL/41566

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LL/41568
Ledru Mauro
Etna - Eruzione 1892 - Nuovi monti. 19. Agusto [Italy]
1892, 19 August (or later)
Albumen print
7 1/2 x 10 ins
 
Northern Light Gallery
 
LL/41568

40 of 55
LL/41569
Ledru Mauro
Etna - Eruzione di Lave, Lapillo e Massi - Vista dal M.te Faggio ore 1 p.m. 17 Luglio 1892 [Italy]
1892, 17 August, 1 p.m.
Albumen print
8 x 10 ins
 
Northern Light Gallery
 
LL/41569

41 of 55
LL/41570
Ledru Mauro
Etna - Interno del 1 cratere, pressola montagnuola, 19 Agosto 1892 (italy)
1892, 19 August (or later)
Albumen print
8 x 10 ins
 
Northern Light Gallery
 
LL/41570

42 of 55
LL/40662
Giorgio Sommer
Photographers on hillside photographing Mt. Etna eruption
1910 (created or published)
Glass negative
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ggbain-04580
 
LL/40662

43 of 55
LL/40660
William Jerome Harrison
Pouk Hill nr. Walsall, Basalt
n.d.
Photographic print
 
Lapworth Museum of Geology, University of Birmingham
 
LL/40660

44 of 55
LL/46067
Marc Ferrez, Humberto Saraiva Antúnez, and José Carlos de Carvalho
Moving the Bendégo Meteorite
1888
Albumen print
9 1/8 x 12 3/16 ins (23.18 x 30.96 cm)
 
SFMOMA - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Foto Forum purchase, 2003.118.A-R
 
LL/46067

45 of 55
LL/46726
A.J. Russell
Surveying under difficulties
[Photographs taken during construction of the Union Pacific Railroad]
1864-1869
Albumen print
28.2 x 35.5 cm
 
Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Call Number: ZZc10 864un, Image ID Number: 1078347
 
LL/46726

46 of 55
LL/41439
Benjamin F. Baltzly (1835-1883)
[Geological Survey party in camp at Canoe River, October 14. Alfred Selwyn at centre with John Hammond (left centre) and Benjamin Baltzly (right centre)]
[Geological Survey of Canada expedition of British Columbia, led by Alfred R. C. Selwyn]
1871, 14 October
Albumen print
17.5 x 23.5 cm (image) 36 x 49.5 cm (mount)
 
Toronto Reference Library
Special Collections, Canadian Historical Picture Collection, Identifier: 928-2-31
 
LL/41439 [Further details available]

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LL/41413
Joseph Burr Tyrell (1858-1957)
Grand Rapids Sandstone, underlain by Clearwater shale [on the Athabasca River]
[1893 expedition to the barren lands [Geological Survey]]
1893, 8 June
Black and white print
10 x 12 cm
 
University of Toronto, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
Digital ID: P10172
 
LL/41413 [Further details available]

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LL/41149
Mandeville Thum
[Exterior view of Mammoth Cave]
[Views of Mammoth Cave and Vicinity]
1877 (Entered into Congress)
Stereoview
 
Northern Light Gallery
 
LL/41149

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LL/41150
Mandeville Thum
[Interior view of Mammoth Cave - Magnesium light]
[Views of Mammoth Cave and Vicinity]
1877 (Entered into Congress)
Stereoview
 
Northern Light Gallery
 
LL/41150

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LL/41151
Mandeville Thum
[Interior view of Mammoth Cave - Magnesium light]
[Views of Mammoth Cave and Vicinity]
1877 (Entered into Congress)
Stereoview
 
Northern Light Gallery
 
LL/41151

51 of 55
LL/41152
John A. Mather
Niagara Farm
[Titusville, Pennsylvania]
1876
Albumen print
 
Northern Light Gallery
 
LL/41152 [Further details available]

52 of 55
LL/42617
Thomas Annan
Photographs of fossils by Thomas Annan
1874, 31 March (meeting)
Magazine page
 
Google Books
 
LL/42617 [Further details available]

53 of 55
LL/42349
Dr. Hannes Grobe
Fluorescent minerals
2005, 7 April
Under UV-A, UV-B and UV-C light
 
Creative Commons - Wikipedia
 
LL/42349

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LL/42350
Dr. Hannes Grobe
Fluorescent minerals [key]
2005, 7 April
Under UV-A, UV-B and UV-C light
 
Creative Commons - Wikipedia
 
LL/42350 [Further details available]

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Archaeology - Archaeological excavations in progress
Canada - Hugh Lee Pattinson: Niagara Falls
Canada - Introduction to photography in Canada
Canada - Joseph Burr Tyrrell: Expedition to the barren lands (1893)
Carte de visite - Carte de visites: Celebrities
Carte de visite - Carte de visites: Scientific
Catastrophes - Giorgio Sommer: Eruption of Vesuvius (1872)
Celebrities - Carte de visites: Celebrities
Christianity - Evolution and the Biblical flood
Civil engineering - Andrew J. Russell: The Great West Illustrated in a Series of Photographic Views Across the Continent, Taken Along the Line of the Union Pacific Railroad, West from Omaha, Nebraska
Colorado - Timothy O'Sullivan: Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (1871-1874)
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes with painted glass passé partouts
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Exteriors
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Scientific
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Still life
Daguerreotypes - Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre: Daguerreotype plates
Daguerreotypists - Canada - Hugh Lee Pattinson: Niagara Falls
Daguerreotypists - France - Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre: Daguerreotype plates
Deserts and dunes - Landscape: Deserts and dunes
Evidence - Charles Lyell on Niagara Falls (1845)
Expeditions and exploration - Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel - Clarence King (1867-1869)
Expeditions and exploration - Joseph Burr Tyrrell: Expedition to the barren lands (1893)
Expeditions and exploration - Surveying
Expeditions and exploration - Timothy O'Sullivan: Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (1871-1874)
Expeditions and exploration - U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey - Ferdinand V. Hayden (1867-1869)
Forest of Fontainebleau - Photographs of the Forests of Fontainebleau
Forests - Photographs of the Forests of Fontainebleau
France - Richebourg: Carte geologique detaillee de la France, Feuille 48.- Paris (1879)
Geology - Charles Lyell on Niagara Falls (1845)
Geology - Evolution and the Biblical flood
Geology - Giorgio Sommer: Eruption of Vesuvius (1872)
Geology - Glaciers
Geology - Introduction to geology and mineralogy
Geology - Joseph Burr Tyrrell: Expedition to the barren lands (1893)
Geology - Mandeville Thum: Mammoth Cave, Kentucky (1877)
Geology - Richebourg: Carte geologique detaillee de la France, Feuille 48.- Paris (1879)
Geology - Rock formations
Geology - Volcanoes and volcanic eruptions
Ice and snow - Landscape: Ice and snow
Italy - Giorgio Sommer: Eruption of Vesuvius (1872)
Italy - Introduction to photography in Italy
Jules Verne: Around the World in Eighty Days - What would Phileas Fogg have seen in 1872? - Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel - Clarence King (1867-1869)
Jules Verne: Around the World in Eighty Days - What would Phileas Fogg have seen in 1872? - Timothy O'Sullivan: Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (1871-1874)
Jules Verne: Around the World in Eighty Days - What would Phileas Fogg have seen in 1872? - U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey - Ferdinand V. Hayden (1867-1869)
Kentucky - Mandeville Thum: Mammoth Cave, Kentucky (1877)
Landscape - Figures within the landscape
Landscape - Surveying
Landscapes of North America - Andrew J. Russell: The Great West Illustrated in a Series of Photographic Views Across the Continent, Taken Along the Line of the Union Pacific Railroad, West from Omaha, Nebraska
Landscapes of North America - Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel - Clarence King (1867-1869)
Landscapes of North America - Timothy O'Sullivan: Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (1871-1874)
Landscapes of North America - U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey - Ferdinand V. Hayden (1867-1869)
Magnesium light - Mandeville Thum: Mammoth Cave, Kentucky (1877)
Mountains - Landscape: Mountains
Nature - Contemporary examples of nature photography
New York - Charles Lyell on Niagara Falls (1845)
New York - Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls - Charles Lyell on Niagara Falls (1845)
Niagara Falls - Hugh Lee Pattinson: Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls - Niagara Falls
Non-canonical photography - Non-canonical examples
Palaeontology - Bone Field on Talbot Hill, 10 miles from Canon City, Colo.
Palaeontology - Palaeontology
Photograph frames - Daguerreotypes with painted glass passé partouts
Photographing celebrities - Carte de visites: Celebrities
Portrait - Carte de visites: Celebrities
Railways - Andrew J. Russell: The Great West Illustrated in a Series of Photographic Views Across the Continent, Taken Along the Line of the Union Pacific Railroad, West from Omaha, Nebraska
Scientific - Contemporary scientific imagery
Scientific - Daguerreotypes: Scientific
Scientific - Evolution and the Biblical flood
Scientific - Stereoviews: Scientific
Scientists and innovators - Introduction to scientists
Scientists and innovators - Louis Agassiz
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Stereoviews: Places and locations
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Stereoviews: Scientific
Still life - Daguerreotypes: Still life
Still life - Early still life photographs
Subterranean photography - Mandeville Thum: Mammoth Cave, Kentucky (1877)
Trees - Photographs of the Forests of Fontainebleau
USA - Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel - Clarence King (1867-1869)
USA - Timothy O'Sullivan: Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (1871-1874)
USA - U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey - Ferdinand V. Hayden (1867-1869)
Volcanic eruptions - Giorgio Sommer: Eruption of Vesuvius (1872)
Water and waterfalls - Charles Lyell on Niagara Falls (1845)
Water and waterfalls - Hugh Lee Pattinson: Niagara Falls
Water and waterfalls - Niagara Falls
Water and waterfalls - Waterfalls


 
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