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Box 20

Cross Family Archive Items - Photographs

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Box 20 Folder 1 Unknown photographer. [Interior of Henry Clay Cross’s study/studio in Somerville, MA]; photograph. (20 x 25.5 cm). No date.

Interior of a study featuring a desk and bookcase to the right and an instrument case on the floor. There is also an additional small table with books and items on top. Covering the walls are numerous photographs, framed prints, watercolors, and a shelf with miscellaneous items.

Box 20 Folder 2 Unknown photographer. [Image of a framed sculpture of a woman]; photograph. (21 x 16.5 cm). No date.

Image featuring a framed sculpture of a woman looking left her eyes cast down. She is wearing a decorative headdress, a snake coiled around her arm, numerous bracelets, earrings, rings and necklaces. Signature carved in upper right reads “L. Holtolt”.

Box 20 Folder 3 Unknown photographer. [Image of a framed sculpture of a man]; photograph. (21 x 16 cm). No date.

Image featuring a framed sculpture of a man with striped robes, a sheathed sword, earrings and bracelets and a beard looking right; his arms are folded across his chest. Signature carved in upper left reads “L. Holtolt”.

Box 20 Folder 4 Unknown photographer. [Fighting stag]; photograph. (20 x 25.5 cm). No date.

Image of a painting or book illustration featuring two stags central in the scene. One has knocked over the other one and broken his antler. To the left are several deer; surrounding the scene mountains and rocks. 

Box 20 Folder 5 Unknown photographer. [Unknown girl]; photograph. (25.5 x 20.5 cm). No date.

Portrait from the waist of an unknown girl turned left eyes facing the viewer. She is wearing a baby ring a patterned dress trimmed with lace on the collar and a white hat tied in a bow beneath her neck. She is leaning against a cushion.

Box 20 Folder 6 Globe photograph Co. [Woman with children]; photograph. (20 x 25 cm). No date.

Group portrait of a woman in a long black dress standing to the left. To the right are nine children. Behind them is a white building, possibly a schoolhouse. Pencil annotations on reverse read: “3rd Reader Georg. Spelling blank”

Box 20 Folder 7 Unknown photographer. Lake View Stonington, CT; photograph. (20 x 25.5 cm). No date.

A group of both men and women in a boat. One of the men appears to be reading and one has his foot dangling over the edge. There is a canopy on the boat and leaves and grasses on the shore. Visible in the still water is a crisp reflection of the boat and its passengers.

Box 20 Folder 8 Unknown photographer. Longfellow’s Chair; photograph. (25.5 x 20 cm). No date.

Image featuring an ornamental and fine-crafted chair. The front and sides of the chair feature text, there are round rungs, a large circle in the middle with chiseled leaves and a leather cushion and arms. The chair is atop an area rug.

Box 20 Folder 9 Alden Photo’s & Views. [Rocks and stream]; photograph. (25.5 x 20.5 cm). No date.

Landscape image featuring numerous rocks in a stream. To the left and right bordering are numerous trees including several bare birch trees.

Box 20 Folder 10 Alden Photo’s & Views. [White dog]; photograph. (20 x 25 cm). No date.

A medium-sized seated white dog with a long coat facing left head facing the viewer. He is seated atop a cushion with a decorated cloth.

Box 20 Folder 11 Unknown photographer. Model Mayflower, Pilgrim Hall; photograph. (20.5 x 25.5 cm). No date.

Image featuring a model ship of the Mayflower atop a table. It has two large masts and a small British flag. The model is atop a table in an exhibit hall. To the left are exhibit cases and on the walls are portraits and paintings.

Box 20 Folder 12 Alden Photo’s & Views. [National Monument, Plymouth, MA]; photograph. (25.5 x 20.5 cm). No date.

The National Monument in Plymouth with the woman facing right and her arm extended upward. At the base are two other seated figures.

Box 20 Folder 13 Alden Photo’s & Views. [Bridge, ledge and man]; photograph. (20.5 x 25.5 cm). No date.

Image of a stone bridge with overpass. To the right is a ledge with rocks, fallen ledge and a stream. The bridge has an arched overpass and standing in the center is a man with a coat, hat and tie.

Box 20 Folder 14 Unknown photographer. [Brick silo with weathervane]; photograph. (25.5 x 20.5 cm). No date.

Image featuring a brick silo, possible grain silo with a small sign in front and fence to the left. Behind is a brick wall. Atop is a weathervane.

Box 20 Folder 15 Alden Photo’s & Views. [Unknown Colonial House]; photograph. (25.5 x 20.5 cm). No date.

Image featuring a colonial house with two floors from the right side. There is a small building attached and bare apple trees in the back. There is a central doorway and chimney. In the foreground is a dirt road.

Box 20 Folder 16 Unknown photographer. [Mascona House?]; photograph. (19 x 24 cm). No date.

Image featuring a long building with many windows and awnings and a widows walk, several floors and a central tower with several chimneys. In the foreground is a grassy field. Immediately in front of the building is a hedge and large bush.

Box 20 Folder 17 Unknown photographer. [Rocks at Marblehead]; photograph mounted on cardstock. (25.5 x 20.5 cm). No date.

Landscape image featuring a rocky ledge in the distance to the left which curves around the ocean. The ledge is covered in heavy grass/moss. In the distance is what appears to be a rocky island. Note: photograph is exposed as a rectangle at an angle.

Box 20 Folder 18 Unknown photographer. [Rocks at Marblehead]; photograph mounted on cardstock. (25.5 x 20.5 cm). No date.

Image featuring a rocky ledge to the right and the ocean to the left. In the distance is a rocky island. Standing on the ledge in the center is a man leaning. Note: photograph is exposed in a circular shape.

Box 20 Folder 19 Unknown photographer. [Waterfall and house]; photograph mounted on cardstock. (20 x 25.5 cm). No date.

Landscape image featuring a waterfall or water running over a dam to a lower river below. To the left is a two story colonial-style house shaded by bare trees. In the foreground are trees and rocks.

Box 20 Folder 20 Unknown photographer. [Unknown group photograph]; photograph mounted on cardstock. (28 x 35.5 cm). No date.

Group photograph with numerous men and women standing in front of a brick building with a central doorway, possibly a school. In the windows above are several people looking out. In the center is an older woman on crutches.

Box 20 Folder 21 W.H.J. & Co. The Garden, Mission of Santa Barbara; photograph mounted on cardstock. (28 x 35.5 cm). No date.

Image featuring the interior of a garden filled with plants and plots of vegetation. In the distance are white buildings with bell towers and round domes. In the center is a monk in dark clothing and cap.

Box 20 Folder 22 Unknown photographer. [Niagara Falls]; photograph mounted on cardstock. (28 x 35.5 cm). No date.

Image featuring the top of Niagara falls, specifically the Horseshoe falls, from a slight distance. In the center is the lighthouse with bridge leading two it and two people walking. In the distance is the rest of the Horseshoe fall.

Box 20 Folder 23 Unknown photographer. [Niagara Falls]; photograph mounted on cardstock. (28 x 35.5 cm). No date.

Image featuring the crest of Niagara Falls near the Horseshoe fall. In the center is a silhouette of the lighthouse.

Box 20 Folder 24 Unknown photographer. [Niagara Falls]; photograph mounted on cardstock. (28 x 35.5 cm). No date.

Image of Niagara Falls featuring the American side of the falls. In the foreground are the rushing waters and in the distance a bridge and the Niagara River. There are also numerous trees and a gazebo.

Box 20 Folder 25 Unknown photographer. [Niagara Falls]; photograph mounted on cardstock. (28 x 35.5 cm). No date.

Image of Niagara Falls, in particular the American falls from the crest, with the Horseshoe falls in the distance. In the foreground are plants, rocks and a chair. At the Horseshoe falls is a lighthouse and buildings to the right.

Box 20 Folder 26 Unknown photographer. Washington from the War and Navy Department; photograph mounted on cardstock. (28 x 35.5 cm). No date.

Annotated photograph of an image taken from above of Washington most prominently the War and Navy department and a street with carriage to the left. In the far distance is the capitol building. See additional view in Box 20 Folder 27. 

Box 20 Folder 27 Unknown photographer. Washington from the War and Navy Department; photograph. (28 x 35.5 cm). No date.

Image taken from above of the city of Washington, D.C. To the right are bare trees and to the left numerous buildings of white including the War and Navy department. In the distance is the capitol building. See additional view in Box 20 Folder 26.

Box 20 Folder 28 Alden photographers. [Mill on a river]; photograph. (32.5 x 40.5 cm). No date.

Image featuring numerous mill buildings and smoke stacks on a dam near a river. In the foreground are numerous rocks. To the left in the distance are buildings on higher ground and trees. In the middle are several people standing on part of the dam.

 


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