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Landscapes Glass Plate Negatives Collection MSS-2012-2-22
MSS.2012.2.22  
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Description
The Landscapes Glass Plate Negatives Collection contains 299 original glass plate negatives of various late 19th century geographic landscapes and locations taken by an unknown photographer circa 1850-1886. The negatives represented include 252 images of New Zealand, including the now submerged Pink and White Terraces, as well as Lake Rotomahana and Milford Sound. The remaining images depict landscapes in Australia, Canada, Egypt, Europe, the United States and other unidentified locations.
Extent
10.0 linear feet, 8 Paige Cartons
Restrictions
Copyright has been assigned to the San José State University Library Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the SJSU Special Collections & Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader. Copyright restrictions also apply to digital reproductions of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
Availability
The collection is open for research.