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Residence of John Reece, Brookline, Massaschusetts

Description

Bound albums of circa 1890s prints documenting interiors at the residence of John Reece, 26 Still Street, Brookline, Massachusetts. Reece developed the 50 lens camera. He died accidentally on March 31, 1896. Details of his death and achievements included in an obituary pasted on page 3 of album a. Together both albums contain over 50 prints, including one of a Christmas tree hung with presents. Some views may have been professionally photographed. Quality is variable. Image size is generally 8x9 1/2.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
ca. 1890
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1980
Physical Description
2 photograph albums; 10 1/2 x 14 inches; 11 3/8 x 14 1/2 inches
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
album numbers: 129a & 129b
GUSN
194501
Reference Code
PC009.129

Record details

Other People
Reece , John, d. 1896
Descriptive Terms
Brookline, Massachusetts
historic houses
interior views
Material Type
albumen prints
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
Places
Brookline (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
photo albums 129 a & b

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