Item Details

Photograph Album of Kenneth Brown 1889-1891.

Brown, Kenneth
Format
Visual Materials; Manuscript/Archive; Online
Published
University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, VA
Language
English
Summary
The album contains photographs (silver and cyanotype) documenting Brown's life, 1889-1891, chiefly at Harvard. Subjects include dormitories, travel, academics, sports, friends, family, theater, and athletics. Photographs are all briefly annotated as to their subject and occasionally by method of photography as Brown experimented with the Kodak No. I as well as the use of a flash, recording moving objects, and photographing by moonlight.
Of interest are views sporting events including bicycle races; Finlay's world record hammer throw, 1891; the start of the Harvard Yale hurdle race; Andrew Hugh Green; football squad; track team; hurdlers; and tennis players.
In addition to Harvard there are views of various Chicago parks; the Kenduskeag River and Bangor, Maine; Cambridge, Mass. in winter; an organ grinder; and stringing electric wires.
University of Virginia and Albemarle County, Va., scenes include "Piedmont," the Maury family home; the Rotunda including a pre-fire interior view of the dome room; the Chapel, Pavilion IX ;and [Henry Martin?], the University bell ringer.
Description
1 volume.
Cite as
Kenneth Brown Photograph Album, 1889-1891, Accession #15267, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Byrd Fund, 2011/2012.
Biographical Note
Amercian author and journalist.
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Technical Details
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    a| Of interest are views sporting events including bicycle races; Finlay's world record hammer throw, 1891; the start of the Harvard Yale hurdle race; Andrew Hugh Green; football squad; track team; hurdlers; and tennis players.
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    a| In addition to Harvard there are views of various Chicago parks; the Kenduskeag River and Bangor, Maine; Cambridge, Mass. in winter; an organ grinder; and stringing electric wires.
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    a| University of Virginia and Albemarle County, Va., scenes include "Piedmont," the Maury family home; the Rotunda including a pre-fire interior view of the dome room; the Chapel, Pavilion IX ;and [Henry Martin?], the University bell ringer.
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    a| Green, Andrew Hugh, d| b. 1869 v| Photographs.
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    a| University of Virginia. b| Pavilion IX v| Photographs.
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