|Title||Lehigh University Side of Library, with G. Booth & L. Rogers|
|Object Name||Negative, Glass-plate|
|Photographer||Austen, E. Alice|
|Date||February 22, 1892|
|Collection||Alice Austen Photograph Collection|
Original glass plate negative. Scene at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Two men sit on a ledge next to stairs and a walkway leading to a large stone building in the style of a castle. The photographer's initials "E.A.A." are inscribed in the lower left corner. The photographer's inscription on the negative sleeve identifies the image as Lehigh University, side of library, with G. Booth & L. Rogers, 12:36 PM, Monday February 22, 1892.
(Keywords: College Campus)
|Film Size||4 x 5|
|Ownership and History||
This photograph shows the facade of Lehigh University's Linderman Library, which was designed by Philadelphia architect Addison Hutton and built in 1877. The library was named in memory of Mrs. Lucy Packer Linderman, daughter of university founder Asa Packer. The architectural style was described as Venetian.
The man identified in the photographer's inscription as "G. Booth" (seated on the left) is George Rodney Booth of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Lehigh University in 1886 and had a career as an attorney.
Universities & colleges
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Booth, George Rodney
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