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Oliver Ingraham Lay, Charles Downing Lay, and Lay family papers, 1789-2000, bulk circa 1870s-1996

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3.6: Photographs , circa 1865-1965

The subseries contains images of Fidelia Bridges, family and friends and residences, in addition to images of artwork, including installation shots, negatives, slides, and transparencies.
There are images of Bridges as a young woman with a group of women colleagues, Bridges with William F. Brown, and William Trost Richards, respectively, as well as a portrait image of Anne Whitney. Also found is one cyanotype of Bridges and one cyanotype of Oliver Ingraham Lay. Included are exterior and interior views of Fidelia Bridges' home in Canaan, Connecticut and of the Shannon residence in Newton, Massachusetts. Several photographs are inscribed from Mary Shannon to Oliver Ingraham Lay. Files also contain nature studies by Bridges.
Photographs are arranged by subject and then filed chronologically.
Description Container Select
Photographs and Cyanotype of Fidelia Bridges, circa 1865- circa 1900s, undated
10
42-45
Photographs and Cyanotype of Family Members and Friends, 1864-1874, undated
10
46-48
Photographs of Fidelia Bridges' Residence in Canaan, Connecticut, circa 1900s
10
49-50
Photographs of Residences of Family Members and Friends, 1873-1876, undated
10
51-53
Photographs of Artwork, undated
10
54-60
Negatives of Artwork, 1965
10
61
Slides and Transparencies of Artwork, undated
10
62-63

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