A selection of eight albumen stereographs on glass (transparencies)
by Bierstadt Bros. and Frederick Langenheim depict New York City
and the Hudson Valley in the 1850s. To see more than one thousand
additional stereoscopic views -- search "Hudson River"
in the Library's Small
Town America website. View
Photographer George G. Rockwood also photographed the homes and
haunts of other writers. The images are actual photographic prints
"tipped-in" to the pages. They represent some of the earliest
photographic views of the Hudson River region. View
The photographs show the route from New York to Albany "as
seen on the deck of the Hudson River Day Line Steamers."
This series is the first photo-panorama of any river even published.
It shows one hundred fifty miles of "continuous scenery accurately
represented" from eight hundred consecutive photographs,
compiled by Wallace Bruce. View