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dc.date.accessioned 2013-01-14T23:02:34Z
dc.date.available 2013-01-14T23:02:34Z
dc.date.issued 1908
dc.identifier.citation Weems, Carrington (photographer). "An Irish landscape - Ireland." (1908) Rice University: https://hdl.handle.net/1911/69802.
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/69802
dc.description The Irish countryside, with a view from a height, looking down on fields dotted with what might be haystacks, with hills and heavily-wooded areas, a single curving roadway, with mountains visible in the distance. Photographed by Carrington Weems during the world tour undertaken by Edgar Odell Lovett and his wife, Mary Ellen Lovett. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
dc.description.abstract In 1908, the Rice Institute Board of Trustees sent their newly chosen President, Edgar Odell Lovett, on a world tour seeking out the best aspects of the leading colleges and universities. Dr. and Mrs. Lovett traveled in the company of their secretary, Mr. Carrington Weems, who took these photos to document their travels. They are images of places, more so than people. Dr. and Mrs. Lovett themselves are generally not featured. Each image has an image number that reflects the order in which it was taken on the trip, from number 1 (beginning in Canada and going east around the world) through number 338 (returning to the U.S. through California and ending in Texas), ranging in date from 1908-1909. The names of each image were recorded by Carrington Weems, with the only exception being a county name added in parenthesis when the place name was not present in Weems' original title.
dc.publisher Rice University
dc.relation.IsPartOfThis image forms part of the Lovett Family papers, 1849-1979, http://library.rice.edu/collections/WRC/finding-aids/manuscripts/0494
dc.rights This material is in the public domain and may be freely used.
dc.subjectEvents
dc.subject.lcshLovett, Edgar Odell, 1871-1957--Travel
William M. Rice Institute--Travel
Lovett World Tour (1908-1909)
Landscapes--Ireland
Mountains--Ireland
Lovett, Edgar Odell, 1871-1957--Travel
Lovett, Mary Ellen--Travel
Lovett World Tour (1908-1909)
William M. Rice Institute--History
William M. Rice Institute--Presidents
William M. Rice Institute--Travel
Weems, Carrington
dc.title An Irish landscape - Ireland
dc.digitization.specifications Images were captured from the original 3.25” x 4.25” black and white negatives at 100% scale using the Epson Expression 10000XL flatbed scanner and Epson Scan software. Master Tiff images were scanned at 8-bit greyscale, 1200 ppi. Derivative files are JPG & JPEG2000.
dc.date.digital 2016
dc.source.collection Lovett Family papers, 1849-1979, MS 494, Box 39, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
dc.identifier.digital wrc03327
dc.title.subtitle Image 071 of 338
dc.contributor.photographer Weems, Carrington
dc.type.genre photographs
dc.type.dcmi Image
dcterms.accessRights public domain
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