Wallace Nutting photographic collection, 1910s-1930s

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1910-1939

GUSN

GUSN-171293

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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

Descriptive Terms

hand coloring
interior views
historic houses
staged photographs
black-and-white prints (photographs)
black-and-white negatives

Physical Description

ca. 450 photographic prints : black-and-white, hand-tinted
ca. 450 photographic negatives : black-and-white

Finding Aid Info

Paper finding aid available in the Library and Archives.

Collection Code

PC039

Collection Name

Wallace Nutting photographic collection, 1910s-1930s

Reference Code

PC039

Places

New England (United States) [general region]
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Republic of Ireland
Wales (United Kingdom) [country]
Italy

Record Details

Originator

Nutting, Wallace, 1861-1941 (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
black-and-white negatives

Subjects

Architectural photography

Description Level

Collection

Historical/Biographical Note

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

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.