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A.W. Terhune collection

 Accession
Identifier: 1987_070-PA

Content Description

17 album pages, 13 postcard views. Albums contain 77 prints approximately 3 x 3 1/4 inches; Photographs by Albert Wheaton Terhune, 1907. Taken in Louisville while working with a Louisiville based insurance company. Insurance agent and amateur photographer Albert Wheaton Terhune was born March 12, 1871 in Newark, New Jersey. From 1906-1907, Terhune was temporarily assigned by his company to Louisville, Kentucky to fill in for an ill worker. Terhune spent the summer of 1907 engaging in his love for photography in and around the Louisville area. The 77 photographs in this collection represent the complete contents of a photograph album. The album highlights Terhune's interest in the outdoors and include images of downtown Louisville; Cherokee, Central, and Iroquois parks; the Ohio River; and rural areas around Louisville. Additionally, there are pictures of Fontaine Ferry, White City, and Glenwood amusement parks.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Restrictions Apply

False

Dates

  • 1907

Creator

Extent

77 photographs (1 box)

Creator