1311 results found for: genres:"Glass plate negatives"

Gallery view

1935

Blackington, Alton H.

Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia

Ethiopia - Copy image. "He usually wears the brilliant colors for which the imperial wardrobe is famous. The 'Lion of Judah, descendent of Sheba' and Negus of Ethiopia, will personally lead his men to battle in event of a conflict with Italy. Is shown wearing black robe. International News Photo."

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1933

Blackington, Alton H.

Franklin D. Roosevelt and son James standing on a boarding platform at South Station, Boston

Boston (Mass.) - Crowd of onlookers gather around the President as he and son await boarding.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1930

Blackington, Alton H.

Bear cub eating from a frying pan

Norumbega Park (Auburndale, Mass.) - Image of very young bear licking scrambled eggs from a frying pan.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1934

Blackington, Alton H.

Lillian (Mrs. Edward J.) Ryan and infant daughter

Belmont (Mass.) - "Mrs. Ryan is a niece of Mr. A.B. Merrill." Pictured with infant. Ryan tentatively identified from census records as Lillian Ryan, whose daughter Anne E. was born Feb. 14, 1934.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1933

Blackington, Alton H.

Hugh A. Cregg (second from left) and unidentified men

Salem (Mass.) - "Essex County, Mass., District Attorney who functioned as cross-examiner in a number of high-profile murder cases such as the 1934 Berrett-Molway trial and the 1933 Costello murder trial. Photographed here at Costello trial at which Jessie Costello was, through her charm and personality, acquitted of murdering her husband, Peabody fireman William Costello, by cyanide poisoning."

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1929

Blackington, Alton H.

Melville E. Stone Copy of studio portrait

Boston (Mass.) - From copies of a series of images used in Stone's book, Fifty Years a Journalist.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1926

Blackington, Alton H.

George S. Akasu (left) and unidentified man standing on a rocky shore

Marblehead (Mass.) - Japanese-American amateur photographer active in the 1910s and 20s. Harvard University's Fine Art Library holds a large album of nearly 500 of his photographs. He received various awards for his photography in 1922 and 1923 from the Photographer's Guild of Boston and the Pictorial Photographers of America. Photo possibly taken in Marblehead.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1925

Blackington, Alton H.

Donald W. Barnes, lighting a cigarette

Portrait of Barnes, seated, lighting a cigarette in a long cigarette holder.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1934

Blackington, Alton H.

Lillian (Mrs. Edward J.) Ryan and infant daughter

Belmont (Mass.) - "Mrs. Ryan is a niece of Mr. A.B. Merrill." Pictured with infant. Ryan tentatively identified from census records as Lillian Ryan, whose daughter Anne E. was born Feb. 14, 1934.

Alton H. Blackington Collection