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Zellner, James, 1836-1897

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1836 - 1897

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James Zellner glass plate negatives

 Collection
Accession: 1974-278
Abstract:

This collection consists of glass plate negatives showing scenes from Carbon County, Pennsylvania during the second half of the nineteenth century, as well as a selection of archival prints. The majority of the images show scenes from Mauch Chunk (now Jim Thorpe) and the surrounding area, the Mauch Chunk Switchback Railway, and the waterfalls at Glen Onoko.

Dates: circa 1870-1895

Locomotives and views of Mauch Chunk contact photographs and negatives

 Collection
Accession: 1969-092
Abstract:

This collection consists of glass plate negatives and photographic copy prints which were made directly from the negatives. The images document an array of subjects, though the majority of the images are of locomotives, railroad cars, railroad stations, and other railroad infrastructure. Various landscape and cityscape photographs are also included. Where it is possible to identify the locations, the majority of images document sites in Pennsylvania, though photographs of sites in New York state and Ontario are also present.

Dates: circa 1860-1950