A Monument and a Church, St. Augustine, Fl.


Glass plate negative by Walter J. Hussey, circa 1900. An unidentified monument in the Plaza at the Old Cathedral in St. Augustine, Florida. It is surrounded by trees, with a small palm tree in the foreground, and the top of the Cathedral visible in the background. A man in a suit and hat poses next to the monument and two people sit on a bench in the background.

The collection in the Photographic History Collection consists of over two hundred glass plate negatives made by Walter J. Hussey (1865-1959). These glass plate negatives consist of daily life in and around Mount Pleasant, Ohio, Mr. Hussey's friends and family, studio portraits, his trips to the Washington, D.C. area, and Florida.

Date Made: ca 1900

Maker: Hussey, Walter J.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Florida

See more items in: Work and Industry: Photographic History, Walter J. Hussey Collection, Photography


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Credit Line: Gift from Walter John Hussey

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2011.0090.38Accession Number: 2011.0090Catalog Number: 2011.0090.38

Object Name: photographglass plate negative

Physical Description: glass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8 in x 5 in; 20.32 cm x 12.7 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-7183-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1404914

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