WorldCat Identities

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

Overview
Works: 262 works in 265 publications in 2 languages and 286 library holdings
Genres: Photographs  History  Pictorial works  Portraits 
Roles: Photographer, Author
Classifications: LOT 7757,
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by B. W Kilburn, published posthumously.
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
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 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
The great rock temple of Abu-Simbel, Nubia, Egypt by B. W Kilburn ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1898 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Stereograph showing the statues carved into rock at the Great Temple at Abū Sunbul, Egypt
Kern County exhibit, California Midwinter Exposition by B. W Kilburn ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1894 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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
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
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."
Placer County exhibit, California Midwinter Exposition by B. W Kilburn ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1894 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Children's stereograph collection by Clarke Historical Library ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Images with children as subjects, includes: humorous, portraits, animals, Little Red Riding Hood, spinning wheel, rocking horse, dolls, see saw, and April Fools Day
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 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
Spanish-American War photographs collection ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Photographs, photomechanical prints, and lantern slides of the Spanish American War of 1898 and its aftermath, the Philippine-American War of 1899-1902, collected and taken by soldiers, sailors, and nurses who served during wartime. Most of the loose images depict battle scenes, battleships, military fortifications, and United States troops and their encampments in Cuba and the Philippines, as well as Army posts and military hospitals in the United States, among other subjects. These images include photographs of the 2nd Oregon Volunteer Infantry Regiment, among many other regiments. There are also a number of photographs of the countries in which the enlisted men served and traveled, including China, Cuba, Japan, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines, as well as their native peoples. Additionally, eleven photograph albums contain both professional and amateur photographs collected and taken by soldiers and sailors during wartime. Most notable are an album of photographs of United States soldiers in Cuba, taken in 1898 by John C. Hemment for William Hearst and presented to the U.S.S. Oregon in 1901 and two albums of photographs depicting the surrender of Juan Cailles in the Philippines in 1901. Other albums depict military scenes and landscapes in Cuba and the Philippines, military posts in the United States, and U.S. soldiers at home and abroad. Photographers represented ection include soldiers John Wells Gemmill, Emil Scherbler of LaGrand, Or., and Amos Patriquin; nurse Clara Chatfield Ott; and professional photographers Benjamin West Kilburn of Littleton, N.H., Benjamin Lloyd Singley, and the firms Strohmeyer & Wyman and Underwood & Underwood of New York, N.Y., among many others. Includes photographic postcards and panoramic photographs
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
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
Toltec Gorge, D. & R.G.R.R., U.S.A by B. W Kilburn ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1890 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
View of a Denver and Rio Grande Railroad engine on a trestle in Toltec Gorge in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. Men pose beside the engine or on steep rock walls
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 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
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
 
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Alternative Names
Benjamin West Kilburn
Kilburn, B. W.
Kilburn, Ben W. 1827-1909
Kilburn, Benjamin
Kilburn, Benjamin West 1827-1909
Languages
English (22)
Danish (2)