Skip to content
Limit search to available items
Start Over Save to My Lists Save this record Another Search
Title Stereoscopic views of Essex County, Massachusetts [graphic].
Imprint 1865?-1890?


Description 74 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, some col. ; 88x177mm. or smaller.
3 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w ; 100x178mm.
Note Title devised by cataloger.
Includes views by J.S. Lafavour, J.S. Moulton, T. Lewis and other photographers and publishers.
Includes 2 hand-colored views
Some views formerly owned by Sydney Howard Gay.
Restricted Access Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary Views of Essex County, including: Amesbury: the Eastern Railroad station, Bartlett's block and Main St., Hamilton Mills, and Whittier's home; Andover: Main St., showing businesses, the square, showing large elm tree and Elm House, elm arch and the library, the Free Church, Abbot Academy, Phillips Academy, Andover Theological Seminary, a parsonage, Harriet Beecher Stowe's home; Beverly: town hall, the new Briscoe School house, a monument decorated with wreaths and garlands, the Beverly bridge, including a view showing a horse trolley crossing, a group of African American women and men on the porch of a house one holding a guitar, possibly in Beverly; Bradford: Bradford Academy including an interior view showing desks, gas lights, a clock,; Byfield: L.A. Morrison & Son Woolen factory; Danvers: the pool, the Endicott pear tree, planted, 1682 by Gov.Endicott, a business building containing a tailor, dry goods, fancy goods stores, wagons in front, residence of C.H. Shepard, the railroad station; North Danvers: house where Gen Israel Putnam was born, 1718; Manchester: men posed under Aggasiz Rock; man and woman seated outside a cottage among the trees in Hamilton; Ipswich: the public library; tents on Ipswich Bluffs; Laurel Hill: an iron bridge leading to the business district; Marblehead: Abbot Hall, other buildings in foreground, carriages on Pleasant St., a large business block, view of sloops in harbor, Marblehead in background, boats anchored in bay, beach homes at left.
Visitors on a rock beach at Camp Lowell, Marblehead Neck, one looking through a telescope; Newbury: Chas. W. Woods residence; Peabody: George Peabody's funeral train, showing draped casket, the Peabody catalfaque showing crowd gathered on snowy day, Peabody tomb; portrait of Queen Victoria; group playing croquet in front of house on Plum Island; Salisbury: views at the beach, a large party resting on the beach, carriages beyond, beach homes, boats pulled ashore on Point shore, a lumber boat at a wharf at the Point, an interior view of Salisbury Point Congregational Church; Swampscot: boats in full sail, New York and Eastern Yacht Clubs regatta off Swampscot, Aug. 14, 1871, a distant view of Phillips Point, rock gardens, flower beds, sculpture and the sea view at Phillips Point; Topsfield: interior view of a church; general view of West Newbury; view of a mill stream, possibly in Amesbury, showing older buildings, and a large mill in background, outhouse(?) along the stream; a large neo-classical building, possibly a church; waterways in Essex county; theatrical group in costume on stage; an unidentified interior, probably a church, draped with flags "In honor of our fallen heroes," possibly in Methuen; an unidentified summer resort showing cottages, a speaker in front of a grove of benches.
Cite As: Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Subject Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 -- Homes & haunts.
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 -- Homes and haunts.
Gay, Sydney Howard, 1814-1888, former owner.
Peabody, George, 1795-1869 -- Death & burial.
Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790 -- Birthplace.
Eastern Railroad Company.
Andover Theological Seminary.
Abbot Academy.
Phillips Academy.
Railroad stations -- Massachusetts -- Amesbury.
Streets -- Massachusetts -- Amesbury.
Industrial buildings -- Massachusetts -- Amesbury.
Churches -- Massachusetts -- Andover.
Dormitories -- Massachusetts -- Andover.
Dwellings -- Massachusetts -- Andover.
Trees -- Massachusetts -- Andover.
Hotels & taverns -- Massachusetts -- Andover.
Schools -- Massachusetts -- Andover.
Theological seminaries -- Massachusetts -- Andover.
Libraries -- Massachusetts -- Andover.
Religious dwellings -- Massachusetts -- Andover.
African Americans -- Massachusetts.
Bridges -- Massachusetts -- Beverly.
City & town halls -- Massachusetts -- Beverly.
Schools -- Massachusetts -- Beverly.
Monuments & memorials -- Massachusetts -- Beverly.
Schools -- Massachusetts -- Bradford.
Interior architecture -- Massachusetts -- Bradford.
Industrial buildings -- Massachusetts -- Byfield.
Wool industry -- Massachusetts -- Byfield.
Lakes & ponds -- Massachusetts -- Danvers.
Historic trees -- Massachusetts -- Danvers.
Pears -- Massachusetts -- Danvers.
Buildings -- Massachusetts -- Danvers.
Carts & wagons -- Massachusetts -- Danvers.
Dwellings -- Massachusetts -- Danvers.
Railroad stations -- Massachusetts -- Danvers.
Dwellings -- Massachusetts -- North Danvers.
Rock formations -- Massachusetts -- Manchester.
Dwellings -- Massachusetts -- Hamilton.
Bridges -- Massachusetts -- Laurel Hill.
Leisure -- Massachusetts.
Streets -- Massachusetts -- Marblehead.
Carriages & coaches -- Massachusetts -- Marblehead.
Dwellings -- Massachusetts -- Marblehead.
Churches -- Massachusetts -- Methuen.
Interior architecture -- Massachusetts -- Methuen.
Memorial rites & services -- Massachusetts.
Beaches -- Massachusetts.
Dwellings -- Massachusetts -- Newbury.
Railroad cars -- Massachusetts -- Peabody.
Funeral rites & ceremonies -- Massachusetts -- Peabody.
Tombs & sepulchral monuments -- Massachusetts -- Peabody.
Dwellings -- Massachusetts -- Salisbury.
Sailing ships -- Massachusetts -- Salisbury.
Piers & wharves -- Massachusetts -- Salisbury.
Lumber industry -- Massachusetts -- Salisbury.
Churches -- Massachusetts -- Salisbury.
Interior architecture -- Massachusetts -- Salisbury.
Gardens -- Massachusetts -- Swampscot.
Regattas -- Massachusetts -- Swampscot.
Churches -- Massachusetts -- Topsfield.
Interiors -- Massachusetts -- Topsfield.
Privies -- Massachusetts.
Library -- Massachusetts -- Ipswich.
Theatrical productions -- Massachusetts.
Essex County (Mass.)
Genre/Form Albumen photoprints.
Local Subject Hand-colored photoprints.
Added Author Anderson, A. W., fl. 1870-1902, Photographer.
Brokaw, J. C, Publisher.
Clough, O. W, Photographer.
Hamor, A. D, Photographer.
Hill, John B, Publisher.
Jones, George H, Publisher.
Lefavour, J. S. (John S.), 1831-1892, Photographer.
Lewis, T. (Thomas R.), d. 1901, Photographer.
Moulton, B. S, Photographer.
Moulton, J. S. (John S.), 1820/21- Photographer.
Moseley, R. E, Photographer.
Proctor, G. K, Photographer.
Reed, D. T, Photographer.
Thompson, W. C, Photographer.
Towle, S. (Simon) Photographer.
Bushby & Hart, publishers.
Appleton & Proctor, photographers.
Lefavour & Clough, photographers.
Perkins & Lefavour, photographers.
G.J. Raymond & Co., publishers.
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title American views.
American views. Peoples series.
Beverly, Mass., and vicinity.
The "Best" series. Amesbury & vicinity.
The "Best" series. Marblehead, Mass.
The "Best" series. Lynn & vicinity.
Beverly, Salem and Peabody views. 17, 80.
Essex County views.
Marine views.
Newburyport and vicinity.
Peabody funeral obsequies. &c. 4.
New England views.
Views of Beverly and vicinity. 3.
Stereoscopic views of Ipswich and vicinity.
Call No. MFY Dennis Coll 90-F218
Research Call Number MFY Dennis Coll 90-F218