Photographs from the Detroit Publishing Company, 1880-1920


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A person driving an old-fashioned car on a curving road.
Whiteface Mountain and Wilmington High Falls Road, Lake Placid, Adirondack Mts., N.Y.
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This collection of photographs from the Detroit Publishing Company Collection includes more than 25,000 glass negatives and transparencies as well as about 300 color photolithograph prints, mostly of the eastern United States. The collection includes the work of a number of photographers, one of whom was the well known photographer William Henry Jackson.

A small group within the larger collection includes about 900 Mammoth Plate Photographs taken by William Henry Jackson along several railroad lines in the United States and Mexico in the 1880s and 1890s. The group also includes views of California, Wyoming and the Canadian Rockies.


Life of William Henry Jackson


Mammoth Plate Photographs