From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleVictims of the Great Disaster on August 24th, A.D. 79, Pompeii, Italy
About this objectKeystone View Company was a distributor of stereographs located in Meadville Pennsylvania. Operating from 1892 to 1963, it was the world’s largest stereograph distributors in 1905. This particular stereograph depicts plaster castes of the remains of the victims of Pompeii, along with some other artifacts in the background.
Place MadePompeii, Italy
MakerKeystone View Company
Date Madeca. 1925
Medium and MaterialsGelatin Silver
Inscription and Marksrecto: [printed] *2025 Victims of the Great Disaster on August 24th, A.D. 79 Pompeii, Italy. recto: [printed] Keystone View Company Copyrighted Underwood & Underwood Manufacturers, Made in USA. Publishers. recto: [printed] Meadville, Pa. New York, NY. Chicago, IL. London, England.verso: [pencil] 77:035:64verso: [printed] full inscription not transcribed
Measurementsimage: 7.8 cm x 15.3 cm
overall: 9.6 cm x 17.8 cm
Subject and Association KeywordsPompeii, Italy
Subject and Association Keywordsstereograph
Subject and Association KeywordsKeystone View Company
Subject and Association KeywordsPompeii Victims
Subject and Association KeywordsArtifacts
Credit LineStereographs. Keystone View Volume 2 Italy. Purchased from More Books, Buffalo, NY. 4/18/1977. $35.