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Keystone View Company

 Organization

Historical Note

Keystone View Company; Meadville, PA, New York, Toronto, London, Sydney; founded 1892 by B. L. Singley in Meadville, PA; by the 1920s the Keystone Company was the sole surviving major producer of conventional card-mounted views in the world; the company survived into the 1970s; remaining images/prints went to the California Museum of Photography, Riverside, Californa.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Jim Bergstrom Collection of World War I Aviation Stereographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-08-11
Abstract The Jim Bergstrom Collection of World War I Aviation Stereographs contains five (5) stereograph images of World War I scenes printed by the Keystone View Company.

Mark Winters Stereograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-04-22
Abstract The Mark Winters Stereograph Collection contains forty-eight (48) stereograph images of World War I scenes printed by the Keystone View Company.

World War I Stereographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-00-00-5
Abstract Stereoscopic photographs of scenes from World War I scenes.

Stereograph 18633, "French Soldiers Resting in the Trenches." -- stereograph depicting soldiers in trenches; caption on reverse describes the construction, layout, and purposes of trenches in the war

 Item
Scope and Contents of Collection The World War I Stereographs collection is a small collection consisting of eight stereographic photographs depicting World War I scenes. This is an artificial collection with materials aggregated from various sources. Seven of the cards were produced by the Keystone View Company and one by Underwood & Underwood. The images feature trench scenes, war ruins, soldiers, steamships, and a blimp. The reverse of each stereograph includes a note on the historical context of the image,...

Stereograph 18715, "View of Famous Bridge over the Marne, Looking toward Hotel de Ville and Heights of the Old Chateau." -- stereograph depicting men and children standing on a bridge over the river, with town and clock tower visible in the background; caption on reverse describes the town of Château-Thierry (France) and the battle there in mid-1918

 Item
Scope and Contents of Collection The World War I Stereographs collection is a small collection consisting of eight stereographic photographs depicting World War I scenes. This is an artificial collection with materials aggregated from various sources. Seven of the cards were produced by the Keystone View Company and one by Underwood & Underwood. The images feature trench scenes, war ruins, soldiers, steamships, and a blimp. The reverse of each stereograph includes a note on the historical context of the image,...

Stereograph 19248, "The Place des Halles, St. Mihiel." -- stereograph depicting the ruins of a French town after bombing, with rubble in the streets and buildings in varying states of damage; caption on reverse describes the liberation of St. Mihiel in September 1918

 Item
Scope and Contents of Collection The World War I Stereographs collection is a small collection consisting of eight stereographic photographs depicting World War I scenes. This is an artificial collection with materials aggregated from various sources. Seven of the cards were produced by the Keystone View Company and one by Underwood & Underwood. The images feature trench scenes, war ruins, soldiers, steamships, and a blimp. The reverse of each stereograph includes a note on the historical context of the image,...

Stereograph 19250, "The American Cemetery at Belleau Wood." -- stereograph depicting hundreds of white crosses and the American flag at a cemetery; caption on reverse describes the location of the cemetery and states that it "will be a place of pilgrimage for untold thousands of Americans of generations yet to come."

 Item
Scope and Contents of Collection The World War I Stereographs collection is a small collection consisting of eight stereographic photographs depicting World War I scenes. This is an artificial collection with materials aggregated from various sources. Seven of the cards were produced by the Keystone View Company and one by Underwood & Underwood. The images feature trench scenes, war ruins, soldiers, steamships, and a blimp. The reverse of each stereograph includes a note on the historical context of the image,...

Stereograph V18858, "'And the Trench was a Reeking Shambles.' German Dead in the La Bassee Area." -- stereograph depicting dead soldiers in trenches; caption on reverse describes the battle at La Bassée (France) as an extension of the Battle of Ypres (Belgium) in late 1914

 Item
Scope and Contents of Collection The World War I Stereographs collection is a small collection consisting of eight stereographic photographs depicting World War I scenes. This is an artificial collection with materials aggregated from various sources. Seven of the cards were produced by the Keystone View Company and one by Underwood & Underwood. The images feature trench scenes, war ruins, soldiers, steamships, and a blimp. The reverse of each stereograph includes a note on the historical context of the image,...

Stereograph V18923, "Observation Balloon Fatally Pierced by Incendiary Bullets from American Plane" -- stereograph depicting airship being shot; caption on reverse describing scene

 Item
Scope and Contents of Collection The World War I Stereographs collection is a small collection consisting of eight stereographic photographs depicting World War I scenes. This is an artificial collection with materials aggregated from various sources. Seven of the cards were produced by the Keystone View Company and one by Underwood & Underwood. The images feature trench scenes, war ruins, soldiers, steamships, and a blimp. The reverse of each stereograph includes a note on the historical context of the image,...

Stereograph V19237, "U. S. Transport Leviathan, Formerly the Vaterland, Largest Ship Afloat" -- stereograph depicting large steamship in a harbor with four tugboats alongside; caption on reverse describes the history and the specifications of the ship

 Item
Scope and Contents of Collection The World War I Stereographs collection is a small collection consisting of eight stereographic photographs depicting World War I scenes. This is an artificial collection with materials aggregated from various sources. Seven of the cards were produced by the Keystone View Company and one by Underwood & Underwood. The images feature trench scenes, war ruins, soldiers, steamships, and a blimp. The reverse of each stereograph includes a note on the historical context of the image,...

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