Early Automobiles

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1900

Location Note

photo albums # 217,218

GUSN

GUSN-193787

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Description

This album contains 24 early 20th century black and white images, of various sizes, depicting early automobiles, many of which include family members and pets. There are no captions or annotations. Several scenes depict automobiles in front of a brick garage and others en route on a country road. One photograph appears to be of a car that has been in a collision. There is one prominent image of a large house, possibly a hotel or shingled summer house, with porches, stonework and awnings, and two autos parked in front. Overall, the album reflects the creator's fascination with automobiles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

automobiles
photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Additional Identification Number

album number 218

Physical Description

1 photograph album; 12 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

2001

Reference Code

PC009.218

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Subjects

Automobile

Descriptive Terms

automobiles

Description Level

Item

Location Note

photo albums # 217,218