Beauties of the Brandywine stereographs

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This collection consists of scenic stereo views from a published series entitled Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware, produced by the Philadelphia photography studio of Bartlett & French around 1868. The images, many of which were taken on E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company property, feature posed individuals, mill buildings, and the natural landscape along Brandywine Creek.

    Image: Crushing Mill, Dupont's Powder Works. Click to view object.

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Rock Formation
Group sitting on boulders with dam on Brandywine Creek visible in background., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 243. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Finishing Mill, Dupont's Powder Works
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company finishing mill on Brandywine Creek, From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 258. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Old Mill
Rapids and mill buildings seen from opposite bank of Brandywine Creek., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 237. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Rocky Glen
Man sitting on boulder next to Brandywine Creek., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 261. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Indian Wall
Man on the ground behind row of rocks., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 253. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Rocky Ridge
Man on the ground near Brandywine Creek., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 254. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Crushing Mill, Dupont's Powder Works
Man sitting on Brandywine Creek east bank across from E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company crushing mill, From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 263. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
General View, Dupont's Powder Mills
Man and child near dam on Brandywine Creek east bank across from E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company powder mills., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 256. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Falls above Jessup's Mills
Man on the ground near dam on Brandywine Creek., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 255. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Sunset
Sunset near Brandywine Creek, From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 271. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Solitude
Man walking near mill buildings., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 260. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Rapids below the Mill
Man standing along Brandywine Creek., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 239. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Nature's Arch
Man reading among the trees near Brandywine Creek., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 265. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Beautiful in Death
Man sitting amongst the rocks near Brandywine Creek., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 257. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
South Bank, near the Bridge
Man sitting on the south bank of Brandywine facing toward mill buildings across the river., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 241. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Old Willow
Men lounging underneath willow tree near Brandywine Creek, From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 248. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Ottoman Rock
Three girls sitting on a boulder in the river. An additional group of three children can be seen on a rock in the background., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 250. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Brandywine Rapids
Dam and rapids on Brandywine Creek, From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 251. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Rolling Mill, Dupont's Powder Works
From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 262. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Nature's Beauties
People lounging near Brandywine Creek, From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 249. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Rockville Bridge
Covered bridge over Brandywine Creek at Rockland, From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 267. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Valley of the Brandywine
Dam and rapids on Brandywine Creek, From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 246. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
County Bridge at Market Street
Market Street covered bridge over Brandywine Creek in Wilmington, Del., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 244. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Celebrated Brandywine Flour Mills
William Lea & Sons Company flour mill at the Brandywine Falls, Wilmington, Del., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 236. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Tangle
People amongst the trees along Brandywine Creek, From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 247. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Mill Race
Mill race on Brandywine Creek, From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 240. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Resting by the Wayside
Young woman with basket sits on boulder near Brandywine Creek. Dam or bridge over river in background., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 259. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Brandywine Valley stereo photographs (Accession 1970.134), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Finishing Mill, DuPont's Powder Works
Man on the ground near Brandywine Creek with mill buildings visible across the creek., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 266. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Thoughts of Home
Three people sitting along the bank of Brandywine Creek., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 264. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Old Mill Power
Water flowing out of mill buildings., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 238. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Beauties of Nature
Man standing along Brandywine Creek, From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 245. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr. prints and photographs (Accession 1970.072), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Brandywine Creek
Three women sit on boulder near Brandywine Creek., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 242. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Brandywine Valley stereo photographs (Accession 1970.134), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Brandy Creek
Children in canoe on Brandywine Creek., From stereo view series, 'Beauties of the Brandywine, Delaware.' No. 252. Title as it appears on label on the verso of the stereo card., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Brandywine Valley stereo photographs (Accession 1970.134), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807