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Wallace Nutting photographic collection, 1910s-1930s

PC039 (RS18585)

Description

The Wallace Nutting Photographic Collection contains approximately 450 of his hand-tinted works and original photographs. Nutting staged scenes of domestic life set in the colonial period of New England's history. A number of these images are purely scenic in nature, including localities in New England, England, Ireland, Wales, and Italy.

Source: Guide to the Library and Archives, 11.

Details

Collection Name
Wallace Nutting photographic collection, 1910s-1930s
Collection Code
PC039
Dates
1910-1939
Physical Description
ca. 450 photographic negatives : black-and-white
ca. 450 photographic prints : black-and-white, hand-tinted
Finding Aid Info
Paper finding aid available in the Library and Archives.
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Collection
GUSN
171293
Reference Code
PC039

Historical/Biographical Note

A well-known antiquarian, author, producer of reproduction furniture, and proprietor of a chain of historic houses, Wallace Nutting also specialized in the sale of hand-tinted photographs depicting the New England scene as it might have existed in the eighteenth century.

Source: Guide to the Library and Archives, 11.

Arrangement

For more information about localities represented in the collection, see the following indexes in the Library and Archive: Index to Negatives - Photographers and Index to Photographers.

Record details

Originator
Nutting, Wallace, 1861-1941 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
hand coloring
historic houses
interior views
staged photographs
Material Type
black-and-white negatives
black-and-white prints (photographs)
Subjects
Architectural photography
Places
New England (United States) [general region]
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Republic of Ireland
Wales (United Kingdom) [country]
Italy

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