From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleThe Philosopher of the Pool [a stereograph of a man lounging in a small wooden boat, with a waterfall in the background.]
About this objectA stereograph of a man lounging in a small wooden boat, with a waterfall in the background. The man appears elderly and is sporting a check suit.
Place MadeFranconia Notch, N.H.
Place NotesThis image was taken at Emerald Pool, in Franconia Notch, N.H. when studio photographer John P. Soule was photographing various mountains across New Hampshire. It was processed at Soule’s studio at 199 Washington Street, in Boston Mass.
MakerJohn P. Soule
Date Madeca. 1860
Medium and MaterialsAlbumen print
Inscription and MarksRecto: [printed] No. 182 The Philosopher of the Pool, Franconia Notch, N.H.
Verso: [printed] Soule’s Stereoscopic Views of White Mountains and vicinity, N.H., Hudson River and West Point, Harper’s Ferry Va., Niagara Falls and Vicinity, Washington, New York and Boston, Scenes of the Great Rebellion.
Verso: [printed] Statuary, & c., & c.
Verso: [printed] Published by John P. Soule 199 Washington Street, Boston.
Verso: [pencil] 1975:0025:0578
Measurements20 x 10 centimeters
Subject and Association KeywordsAlbumen
Subject and Association Keywords19th Century Photography
Subject and Association KeywordsPond
Subject and Association KeywordsTourist Site
Subject and Association Keywordsstereograph
Subject and Association KeywordsPortraiture
Subject and Association KeywordsWaterfall
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
Copyright LicenceAll rights reserved