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Now THIS is Travel Photography – Carpenters’ Collection from the 20th Century

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Frank and Frances Carpenter are a father and daughter duo who created and collected photographs to illustrate Frank’s writings on travel and world geography.

According to the Library of Congress, “Carpenter's works helped popularize cultural anthropology and geography in the early years of the twentieth century.”

Frank George Carpenter was a journalist, author, photographer, collector of photographs, lecturer and world traveler who was born in Mansfield, Ohio in 1855.

He graduated from the University of Wooster in 1877 and started working for the Cleveland Leader and his excellent work there helped him become the correspondent for the Washington D.C. newspaper in 1882 where he worked till 1888 and published his own columns regularly.

Frank also wrote geography textbooks that were used in American schools, lectured on Geography and published a series of books under the name “Carpenter’s Geographical Reader.”

Frank G Carpenter Title: [Frank George Carpenter, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front]; Date Created/Published: c1922. Medium: 1 photographic print. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-127690 (b&w film copy neg.); Call Number: BIOG FILE – Carpenter, Frank George, 1855-1924 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

A Family Business

Besides the above, Frank wrote for the American Press Association from 1885 and for the New York World from 1887. He married Joanna Condict in 1883 and they had two children.

Of their two children, his daughter Frances Aretta Carpenter, after her graduation from Smith College (1912), accompanied her father as his secretary and photographer during his travels and this continued throughout his career.

A Photography Duo

Frances was also a writer and geographer who had huge interests, particularly in other cultures. The Carpenters also photographed Alaska together between 1910 and 1924.

In the period 1888 – 1889, using the money Frank had earned through his assignments with newspapers and magazines, he financed a trip around the world and submitted his travel letters to Cosmopolitan magazines and other syndicated publications.

He also wrote a series of books called the “Carpenter’s World Travels” that were very popular during his time. This helped the American readers learn about life and culture in other countries across the globe – and what a treat these images were!

Frank was a fellow of the Royal Geographic Society, the National Press Club, various other scientific societies and published many articles and books on travel and geography some of which were co-authored by his daughter Frances.

Frances later edited articles written by her father in the 1880s about working in Washington D.C. Frank and Frances created and collected over 15,000 images together.

Some of their popular collected images are seen below:

The Sphinx, Egypt Title: The Sphinx, Egypt; Related Names: Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George), 1855-1924 , collector; Date Created/Published: [between 1890 and 1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ61-797 (b&w film copy neg.) ; Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Call Number: LOT 11356-35 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Four masai warriors in full war dress, Kenya Title: Four masai warriors in full war dress, Kenya; Related Names: Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George), 1855-1924 , collector; Date Created/Published: [between 1890 and 1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-88320 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Call Number: LOT 11356-40 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Chile - Aconcagua Valley Title: [Chile – Aconcagua Valley]; Related Names: Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George), 1855-1924 , collector; Date Created/Published: [between 1890 and 1930]; Medium: 1 photographic print. Summary: Photo shows a man standing in snowfields in the Aconcagua River Valley between mountains in Chile. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-16292 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Call Number: LOT 11356-19 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Sudanese woman Title: Sudanese woman; Related Names: Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George), 1855-1924 , collector; Date Created/Published: [between 1890 and 1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print. Summary: Photo shows a Sudanese woman, head and shoulders portrait, left profile. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-88177 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Call Number: LOT 11356-44 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Taj Mahal Title: Taj Mahal; Related Names: Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George), 1855-1924 , collector; Date Created/Published: [ca. 1920]; Medium: 1 photographic print. Summary: Photo shows an exterior view of the Taj Mahal from beyond reflecting pools. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-29053 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Call Number: LOT 11356-4 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Native types of Africa Title: [Native types of Africa, 192-]; Related Names: Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George), 1855-1924 , collector; Date Created/Published: [between 1920 and 1930]; Medium: 1 photographic print. Summary: Photo shows a witch doctor, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing headdress and many necklaces. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-38523 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Call Number: LOT 11356-45 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Paris, France, ca. 1920 Title: [Paris, France, ca. 1920]; Related Names: Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George), 1855-1924 , collector; Date Created/Published: [ca. 1920]; Medium: 1 photographic print. Summary: Photo shows an elderly man pulling and a young man pushing a large two-wheel cart loaded with rags on a cobblestone street in Paris, France. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-79275 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Call Number: LOT 7374 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Eskimo mother with child on back Title: Eskimo mother with child on back; Creator(s): Lomen Bros., photographer; Date Created/Published: c1906. Medium: 1 photographic print. Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsc-02279 (digital file from original); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Access Advisory: No known restrictions on reproduction. Call Number: LOT 11453-2, no. 7 [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Three men in a boat transporting bananas to the city markets in Panama Title: [Three men in a boat transporting bananas to the city markets in Panama]; Related Names: Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George), 1855-1924 , collector; Date Created/Published: [between 1890 and 1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-97799 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Call Number: LOT 11356-27 [item] [P&P] ; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

The Photography Apprentice Turns Pro

Frances, acquiring knowledge through her travels with her father and inheriting his interest in cultures outside of the U.S., later became an author and geographer in her own right and started writing about foreign legends and people. These books contain images that were chosen from the Carpenter’s collection.

Frances also photographed subjects for her father’s books. She was later a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society and Vice President of the International Society of Women Geographers.

During his third world trip in 1924, Frank Carpenter died in Nanjing, China. Frances married William Chapin Huntington, who worked for the American Embassy in 1920, after which, she traveled with him.

She donated the first set of Carpenter’s collection (collection of photographs that Frank and Frances created and collected) to the Library of Congress in 1951 and continued to donate till her death in 1972.

The collection was approximately 16,800 photographs in total and about 7,000 negatives that were gifted to the library of congress.

What you see below are some of the images created by Frank and Frances Carpenter during their travels around the world documenting cultures and traditions outside of the U.S.

An Eskimo dance near Nome Title: An Eskimo dance near Nome; Date Created/Published: [between ca. 1900 and ca. 1930]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-33100 (b&w film copy neg.) LC-DIG-ppmsc-02390 (digital file from original); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Access Advisory: No known restrictions on reproduction; Call Number: LOT 11453-4, no. 10 [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540

Eskimo smoking pipe Title: Eskimo smoking pipe; Date Created/Published: [between ca. 1900 and ca. 1930]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsc-02328 (digital file from original); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Access Advisory: No known restrictions on reproduction; Call Number: LOT 11453-3, no. 30 [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Small water craft Title: Small water craft; Date Created/Published: [between ca. 1900 and ca. 1930]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsc-02163 (digital file from original); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Access Advisory: No known restrictions on reproduction; Call Number: LOT 11453-1, no. 608 [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Eskimo girl Title: Eskimo girl; Other Title: Hoo-Hoo-Ye; Date Created/Published: [between ca. 1900 and 1927]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsc-02298 (digital file from original); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Access Advisory: No known restrictions on reproduction; Call Number: LOT 11453-2, no. 26 [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA 

Russian church Title: Russian church; Other Title: Russian church, Sitka, Alaska; Date Created/Published: [between ca. 1900 and ca. 1930]; Medium: 1 photomechanical print (postcard) : color; Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsc-02051 (digital file from original) LC-USZ62-133017 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11453-1, no. 496 [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Muir Glacier, at the head of Glacier Bay, southeast Alaska Title: Muir Glacier, at the head of Glacier Bay, southeast Alaska; Date Created/Published: [between ca. 1900 and ca. 1930]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsc-01937 (digital file from original); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Access Advisory: No known restrictions on reproduction; Call Number: LOT 11453-1, no. 382 [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

New railroad Title: New railroad; Date Created/Published: [between ca. 1900 and 1916]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsc-01857 (digital file from original) LC-C2688-688 (b&w film neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Access Advisory: No known restrictions on reproduction; Call Number: LOT 11453-1, no. 302 [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Taku Glacier Title: Taku Glacier; Other Title: Taku Glacier, Alaska; Date Created/Published: [between ca. 1900 and ca. 1930]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsc-01775 (digital file from original) LC-USZ62-62300 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Access Advisory: No known restrictions on reproduction; Call Number: LOT 11453-1, no. 220 [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Children in Eskimo fur clothing Title: Children in Eskimo fur clothing; Other Title: Eskimo fashion in Seward, Alaska; Date Created/Published: [between ca. 1900 and ca. 1930]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsc-01637 (digital file from original); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Access Advisory: No known restrictions on reproduction; Call Number: LOT 11453-1, no. 82 [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540

Dog team and Dr. Sutherland's party ready to leave Fairbanks for Kantishna Title: Dog team and Dr. Sutherland's party ready to leave Fairbanks for Kantishna; Other Title: Dr. Sutherland's Party Leave for Kantishna; Date Created/Published: [between ca. 1900 and 1927]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsc-01599 (digital file from original); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Access Advisory: No known restrictions on reproduction; Call Number: LOT 11453-1, no. 44 [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Girl with bear cubs Title: Girl with bear cubs; Other Title: No. 5, Doughnuts all gone. Stay down; Date Created/Published: [between ca. 1900 and 1916]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-92262 (b&w film copy neg.) LC-DIG-ppmsc-01662 (digital file from original); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Access Advisory: No known restrictions on reproduction; Call Number: LOT 11453-1, no. 107 [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Horses pulling U.S. Mail sled Title: Horses pulling U.S. Mail sled; Date Created/Published: [between ca. 1900 and 1927]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsc-01563 (digital file from original); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Access Advisory: No known restrictions on reproduction; Call Number: LOT 11453-1, no. 8 [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540

Child with dog Title: Child with dog; Date Created/Published: [between ca. 1900 and ca. 1930]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsc-01572 (digital file from original); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Access Advisory: No known restrictions on reproduction; Call Number: LOT 11453-1, no. 17 [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540

Hong Kong--Hong Kong Club Title: Hong Kong–Hong Kong Club; Date Created/Published: [between 1890 and 1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Summary: Exterior of club building; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-118502 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-7 [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Temple of Heaven, Peking, China Title: [Temple of Heaven, Peking, China]; Date Created/Published: [between ca. 1880 and 1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-117303 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-1 [P&P]
Woman shopping for textiles at market, Hungary Title: [Woman shopping for textiles at market, Hungary]; Date Created/Published: [1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-113795 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11463-2 [P&P]
Algeria - Fort Flatters. Old Arab and his fourteen year old wife Title: Algeria – Fort Flatters. Old Arab and his fourteen year old wife; Date Created/Published: [ca. 1920]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-93240 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-37 [P&P]
Bulgarian peasant women in market place, with piles of black and white wool Title: [Bulgarian peasant women in market place, with piles of black and white wool]; Date Created/Published: [1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-105351 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11461-2 [P&P]
Seven native children posed in front of thatched-roof house, Portuguese East Africa Title: [Seven native children posed in front of thatched-roof house, Portuguese East Africa]; Date Created/Published: [between ca. 1900 and 1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-94099 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-45 [P&P]
Dogs being used to plow, Hay River, Northwest Territories, Canada Title: [Dogs being used to plow, Hay River, Northwest Territories, Canada]; Date Created/Published: [between 1900 and 1923?]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-103521 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11454 [P&P]
Woman holding a baby on a street in Istanbul Title: [Woman holding a baby on a street in Istanbul]; Date Created/Published: [between 1915 and 1923?]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-139360 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11462 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

China - Hopeh province - Peking. Marble bridge in Imperial City Title: China – Hopeh province – Peking. Marble bridge in Imperial City; Date Created/Published: [ca. 1900]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-137026 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-1 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Canada, Nova Scotia, Halifax--Public gardens Title: Canada, Nova Scotia, Halifax–Public gardens; Date Created/Published: [between 1900 and 1927]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Summary: Gazebo in public gardens, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-132357 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11454 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

First auto and its crew to go from Dawson to Whitehorse and return Title: First auto and its crew to go from Dawson to Whitehorse and return; Date Created/Published: 1912 Dec; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-62296 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11454 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

An iceberg near head of Trinity Bay, Newfoundland Title: An iceberg near head of Trinity Bay, Newfoundland; Date Created/Published: [between 1900 and 1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-69624 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11454 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Man peddling vegetables, Tokyo, Japan Title: Man peddling vegetables, Tokyo, Japan; Date Created/Published: [between 1890 and 1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Summary: Photo shows a man, full-length portrait, standing in profile, wearing a conical hat and a straw shoulder cape, with a shoulder pole laden with multiple containers of vegetables and other items suspended from both ends; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-87736 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-2 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Marble pagoda, which is a Buddhist monument Title: Marble pagoda, which is a Buddhist monument, presented to a Korean monarch of the thirteenth century by an emperor of China; Date Created/Published: [between 1890 and 1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-86833 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-3 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Chinese girls school, Singapore Title: Chinese girls school, Singapore; Date Created/Published: [between 1890 and 1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Summary: Girls studying outdoors and 5 women; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-84233 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-6 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Desert fortress of Keisejr Amra - Northern Arabia Title: Desert fortress of Keisejr Amra – Northern Arabia; Date Created/Published: [ca.1910]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-87146 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-34 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Tea pickers in the Himalayas, India Title: Tea pickers in the Himalayas, India; Date Created/Published: [between 1890 and 1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-82954 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-4 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Camel drivers Title: Camel drivers; Date Created/Published: [between 1910 and 1920]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Summary: Four Arabs on camels; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-76258 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-35 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Man of the Kikayu tribe, British East Africa Title: Man of the Kikayu tribe, British East Africa; Date Created/Published: [between 1890 and 1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-40652 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-45 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Java - small boats on village canal Title: Java – small boats on village canal; Related Names: Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George), 1855-1924; Date Created/Published: [between 1890 and 1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-35008 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-13 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Entry of Pilgrims into Bethlehem at Christmas time Title: Entry of Pilgrims into Bethlehem at Christmas time; Date Created/Published: [between 1890 and 1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-10677 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-31 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Golden Temple, India Title: Golden Temple, India; Date Created/Published: [between 1890 and 1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-5828 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-4 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Photographic Views of Thailand1 Title: Photographic Views of Thailand; Date Created/Published: [between 1890 and 1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Summary: Canal Scene; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-5321 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-11 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Panama--Spraying oil on breeding places of mosquitoes Title: Panama–Spraying oil on breeding places of mosquitoes; Date Created/Published: [between 1890 and 1925]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Summary: A man with a cannister of oil on his back spraying liquid onto grass. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-125807 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-27 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C., 20540 USA

Photographic Views of Thailand Title: Photographic Views of Thailand; Date Created/Published: [between 1890 and 1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Summary: Temple Wat Prakeu – Bangkok; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-5322 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-11 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

India--Fakir with monkeys Title: India–Fakir with monkeys; Date Created/Published: [between 1980 and 1920]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Summary: Indian Fakir, full-length portrait, seated on cloth with two monkeys; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-125562 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-4 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C., 20540 USA

Havana, Cuba, from Cabana Fortress Title: Havana, Cuba, from Cabana Fortress; Date Created/Published: [between 1890 and 1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-10254 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-30A [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Woman wearing court dress and Indian jewelry Title: Woman wearing court dress and Indian jewelry; Summary: Photo shows a young noble woman, seated, facing front, wearing a dress with head covering, also arm, wrist, and ankle bands, finger and toe rings, nose piercing, and a large necklace. Created / Published: [between 1890 and 1923]; Subject Headings: – Women–Clothing & dress–India–1890-1930 – Jewelry–India–1890-1930 – Nobility–India–1890-1930 Format Headings: Photographic prints–1890-1930. Portrait photographs–1890-1930. Notes: – Title from caption card and item. – No. 304. – LOT subdivision subject: India. – Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress). Medium: 1 photographic print. Call Number/Physical Location: LOT 11356-4 [item] [P&P]; Repository; Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Street in Damascus, Syria Title: Street in Damascus, Syria; Date Created/Published: [between 1890 and 1923]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-10676 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-33 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Tug-of-war, Fourth of July Title: Tug-of-war, Fourth of July; Creator(s): Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George), 1855-1924, photographer; Date Created/Published: [between 1900 and 1916]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Summary: Tug of war contest on street in Skagway, Alaska, on the 4th of July showing participants and a large group of spectators; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-69433 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 5811 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Palestine - Jerusalem--Food being cooked over a limestone slab in a Turkish restaurant Title: Palestine – Jerusalem–Food being cooked over a limestone slab in a Turkish restaurant; Date Created/Published: [between 1880 and 1920]; Medium: 1 photographic print; Summary: Man at limestone stove covered with pots; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-126289 (b&w film copy neg.); Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication; Call Number: LOT 11356-31 [item] [P&P]; Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C., 20540 USA

 More from this collection can be seen at the Library of Congress here.


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