WorldCat Identities

Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West) 1827-1909

Overview
Works: 273 works in 276 publications in 2 languages and 299 library holdings
Genres: Photographs  History  Pictorial works 
Roles: Photographer, Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by B. W Kilburn
Lysholm Skole 100 år by Lysholm Skole( Recording )

2 editions published in 2008 in Danish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Various Travel stereoviews by H.C. White Co( )

1 edition published in 1893 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This collection contains 17 stereoviews of places in Europe and the United States. Places include Oregon, Arizona, California, Illinois, Washington D.C., Athens (Greece), St. Louis (Missouri), Norway, Moscow (Russia), England, Germany. Fourteen of the stereoviews were published by the H.C. White Co.; two were published by Richard Behrendt and one was published by B.W. Kilburn
Stereoscopic views of western New York State( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of western New York including the counties of Allegheny, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Olean, and Wyoming, and the towns of Caledonia, Clifton, Dansville, Geneseo, Lewiston, Le roy, Perry, Wellsville, West Barre; rock formations at "Rock City," waterfalls, lakes and resorts, including a view of a balloon ascension at Ontario Beach near Rochester
Stereoscopic views of Santa Clara County, California( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of Santa Clara County, including Palo Alto, New Almaden, Mt. Hamilton and Saratoga: includes views of railroads; dwellings; the New Almaden Quicksilver works including miners emerging from a tunnel and men with surveying equipment, the smelting works and the "Hacienda;" views of a cactus garden at Stanford, the Lick Observatory, Leland Stanford's home after the 1906 earthquake, and a group of people picnicking at Saratoga
Placer County exhibit, California Midwinter Exposition by B. W Kilburn( Visual )

1 edition published in 1894 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

B. W. Kilburn Stereographic Photograph of Native Kangaroo Hunters, Queensland by B.W. Kilburn Company( Visual )

1 edition published in 1904 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two photographic prints mounted on stereo card
Stereoscopic views of Newport, Rhode Island( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of Newport: general views, including a two view panorama from Ft. Denham; Ft. Adams, Ft. "Dumpter" or "Dumpling" (Ft. Brown), and the Torpedo station; the Old Stone Mill, Atlantic House, Perry House, Boat house, Jewish synagogue and cemetery, Trinity Church, interior view of unidentified church, the Casino, Redwood Library and fern-leafed beech in front, the parade, the State House, Thames St. and stores, Com. Matthew Perry statue, windmill, old mill at the Glen, the Glen; homes: Bull House, built 1639; the residence of Loring Andrews, "Cliff Villas," Nathan Matthew's home, J. Carter Brown's home; rock formations: Negro Head, Purgatory, Spouting Cave, Pirate's cave and ledges, shipwreck nearby, Hanging Rock and valley nearby, the 40 steps, shipwreck on shore "near Bateman's"; beaches: boats on a rocky beach, Bailey's beach, men having a clam bake; sailboats in the harbor; "Columbia" and "Shamrock" in the America's Cup, Oct. 1899
Stereoscopic views of the White House( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of the White House including the south front: from the treasury, with gardens, lawns, fountains & fences, a detail view showing steps leading the portico, benches along a path, a canvas-covered bandstand-like structure, pond with water lilies, cast or carved lawn furniture made to look like it was build of sticks and branches; the west elevation from the executive office building, conservatory in the foreground, capitol, post office and treasury building visible beyond; the north front, including the carriage drive, gardens, fountains, sculpture, from Lafayette square with Jackson statue by Mills in foreground; east elevation with fountain, view of the same fountain from the west; interior views: the east room, including a view of the altar and floral arrangements for the Roosevelt-Longworth wedding, the Blue room, the Red room, the Green room, the cabinet room, the president's library, the State dining room, including views of tables laid for banquest in honor of Prince Henry, Feb. 24, 1902, the conservatory, the main corridor
The great gold belt, Ouray, Colo. U.S.A. by B. W Kilburn( Visual )

1 edition published in 1890 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A miner and his wife pose with other miners by the entrance to a tent on a mountain near Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado
Jacques N. and Marion M. Jacobsen collection by Jacques Noel Jacobsen( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection includes the Klondike gold rush, native peoples, arctic life, U.S. Coast Guard activities, 1922-1925, railroads, World Flight airplanes, fishing, mining, ships, sled dogs, glaciers, lighthouses, Mt. McKinley (Denali) and McKinley Park, scenics, and Elmendorf Air Force Base, 1954-1955
Georgetown, Colorado by B. W Kilburn( Visual )

1 edition published in 1890 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

View of Georgetown, Colorado, looking southwest toward the valley leading to Silver Plume, where the High Bridge of the Georgetown Loop is visible between Leavenworth and Republican Mountains. Visible landmarks in the grid-plan town include the Cushman Block, on Sixth (6th, Alpine) Street; the tower of the Alpine Hose Company No. 2 firehouse on (5th) Fifth Street; and mine entrances. A fence along the bottom edge reads, "Bull Durham."
Grandma's present by B. W Kilburn( Visual )

1 edition published in 1897 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Seven children gather around as grandmother dispenses presents
Stereoscopic views of Brooklyn, New York( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views in Brooklyn: Fulton street; a view of elevated railroads; churches: Congregational (Dr. Cuyler's), St. Ann's, Plymouth (Henry Ward Beecher's), one view showing the organ, Talmages Brooklyn Tabernacle, First Unitarian, Christ Church, Methodist Episcopal, including interior view, Clinton St. Congregational, St. Peter's, Grace Church, South Congregational, Christ Church in Red Hook; Beecher's school; Packer Institute; Academy of Music; Old Ladies Home; George Woodward's Home; interiors at H.W. Beecher's home; Brooklyn theatre, Park Theatre; Brooklyn Library; the Post Office; Kings County Courthouse; City Hall; penitentiary, "Flatbush, L.I;" interior views of sugar refinery, and interior views of a Brooklyn home
Stereoscopic views of Monterey & San Luis Obispo Counties, California( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of Monterey and San Luis Obispo; includes views of the Hotel Del Monte and its gardens, including an "Arizona Garden" with cactus; views of guests arriving in carriages; views of a resort, views of the coast and a ship; soldiers taking their ease on a hillside above the ocean; a view of mission San Luis Obispo; San Antonio de Padua Mission; rock formations called Coral de Tierre; a view of an unidentified town
Filing goat skins at the sisterns in the Temple Place, Jerusalem, Palestine by B. W Kilburn( Visual )

1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Stereoscopic views of the Eagle and Garfield counties, Colorado( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of Eagle and Garfield counties, Colorado: includes views of the Mount of the Holy Cross; the canyon of the Grand; Gilman, the Eagle River; the Denver and Rio Grande Railway; gold miners at work underground, the Eagle River canyon; boys bathing at Glenwood Springs. Some duplication of images
Stereographs of Alaska( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes commercial images of the Klondike Gold Rush, mining, Alaskan communities, Eskimo and Native portraits, and scenics. Photographers represented in the collection include: H.H. Brodeck, T.W. Ingersoll, B.W. Kilburn and R. Maynard (Hannah Hatherly Maynard) and B.L. Singley. Publishers include: Griffith & Griffith, Keystone View Co., and Underwood & Underwood
Stereoscopic views of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of Gettysburg: general view of the town; views of the battlefield, including monuments, cannons, fences, tree damaged by shell, view of the U.S. Sanitary Commission tents and personnel, the dead at Little Round Top, dead horses in Trostle's farm yard, veterans posing on redans, and graphic representations of the battle; views of the National Cemetery including the National Monument, a family decorating a grave with a flag; view of Spangler's Spring; portrait of John L. Burns, Gettysburg citizen who entered the battle on the Union side; view of a drawing of Jennie Wade who was killed at Gettysburg
Stereographs of academies and colleges in Philadelphia, Pa( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs by various photographers show educational facilities at the University of Pennsylvania, the Academy of Fine Arts, Girard College, the Academy of Music, and Jefferson Medical College. Also, two stereos depicting building designs for the Academy of Natural Sciences; students attending class at Union Business College; the lecture room at "Philadelphia University of Medicine and Surgery."
Stereoscopic views of the Brooklyn Bridge, New York, N.Y( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

View of the Brooklyn Bridge: construction views including view of the N.Y. Caisson "with iron lining and shafts in place," and other views of towers, cables, etc.; general views form the harbor and shores, views of promenade, including police patrolling, railroad lines and street cars, roadways; views of area around approaches, shipping, ferries
 
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Alternative Names
Benjamin W. Kilburn American photographer

Benjamin W. Kilburn Amerikaans fotograaf (1827-1909)

Benjamin W. Kilburn amerikansk fotograf

Benjamin West Kilburn

Kilburn, B. W.

Kilburn, Ben W. 1827-1909

Kilburn, Benjamin

Kilburn, Benjamin West 1827-1909

Languages
English (23)

Danish (2)