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Belmont and waterworks. Mount Pleasant, Fairmount Park, Philada. [graphic].
Lithograph showing mules walking on towpaths pulling canal boats in the Schuylkill River in the foreground. Also shows distant views of West Fairmount Park properties, including Belmont Mansion, the estate house and country seat of Judge Richard Peters; the smokestack of the Belmont Waterworks engine house, designed by Frederick Graff in the late 1860s; and Mount Pleasant Mansion (i.e. Arnold Mansion) built after designs by Thomas Nevil 1761-1765 for Captain John Macpherson. Includes a locomotive traveling north on the west bank of the river in the right background., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Bits of nature and some art products, in Fairmount Park, at Philadelphia, Penna.
Volume of compiled prints and drawings by lithographer, etcher, and artist Augustus Kollner primarily depicting landscapes of Fairmount Park. Also contains views of Philadelphia and Bucks and Montgomery counties. Several of the prints also show park and riverscape; residences and estates; animals, including canal mules, horses, cows, and dogs; park visitors, including an African American family, children, and persons on foot and on horseback; steamboats, rowboats, and other vessels on the Schuylkill River; and rock formations. Other views show wharf workers at lunch and a cliff-side residence at North Twenty-Seventh Street near the park., Titles include Thos. Moore's Cottage, Phila. Park; Schuylkill River, Fairmount Park, Phila. (Columbia Bridge); Prospect from Ridgeland and Fairmount Park, Phila.; (In Fairmount Park) Sweet Briar Mansion, in 1843; In Ravine near Sweet Briar Fairmount Park, Phila.; Schuylkill River below the Falls, Fairmount Pk. Phila.; Belmont and Waterworks. Mount Pleasant, Fairmount Park, Philada.; In Wissahickon Valley, Fairmount Park, Philada.; Peters Island, Fairmount Park, Philada.; Schuylkill Riv. above Fairmount Dam, Philada. in 1843; Phila. 1842; Schuylkill River Pa.; Pt. Pleasant, Pa.; Near Willow Grove Penna.; Life Scenes in Fairmount Park; Near East Park, Phila./ "S.E. corner 27th & [Arben?]"; Schuylkill Valley Pa.; Delaware Riv. [Easton?]; Life Scenes in Park; City Wharf Scene; and West Phila [illegible] near Sweet [Briar?] West Phila., Title from title page., Maroon leather binding, stamped in gilt on cover: Bits of Nature. A. Kollner., Spine stamped: Bits of Nature. Kollner., Prints variably signed AK; A. Kollner; A. Kollner fc.; From nate. and etchd by A. Kollner; and Kollner, fect., Titles on the stone or plate. Some annotated with inscribed titles., Two of prints [*Am 1878 Kol, 2086.F.15 and 16] printed on recto of proofs. Proofs depict "Life Scenes in Park" and "The Christian Soldier.", Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Added to African Americana Digital Collection through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of the Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, Governor, 2013-2014., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

City wharf scene. [graphic] / From life by A. Kollner.
Etching showing two men and a woman gathered on a wharf with food and drink. One man rests in a wheelbarrel, as the other sits upright next to the woman who leans against a wooden fence with her hands clasped. Also shows boats and the riverscape in the background., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Life scenes in Fairmount Park. [graphic] / A. Kollner, fect.
Etching showing a man walking with a dog and cattle grazing in the rolling hills of Fairmount Park., Title from manuscript note on album page., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Near east park, Phila. [graphic] / A. Kollner, fect.
Etching looking southeast showing two men walking between two large mounds of land, one with a goat standing near the edge, the other surmounted by a frame shack surrounded by a fence. Also includes dwellings, a tower and a train traveling south on tracks running along Pennsylvania Avenue in the right background., Manuscript note on album page: S.E. corner 27th & Aspen., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Near Sweet Briar, West Phila. [graphic].
Etching showing a stream flowing over large rocks near Sweet Briar in West Fairmount Park., Title from manuscript note in pencil on print., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Peters Island, Fairmount Park, Philada. [graphic] / A.K.
Lithograph showing a man and woman horseback riding, a gentleman walking with his cane, and a man walking with two horses on a towpath in the foreground and Peter's Island, a canal boat, row boat and larger steam vessel on the Schuylkill River in the background. Peter's Island was immediately north of the Columbia Railroad Bridge in Fairmount Park., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Phila. [graphic].
Watercolor showing a small sailboat on a tree-lined river, presumably the Schuylkill River. Includes a building on the opposite bank of the river in the background., Title from manuscript note on recto., Manuscript note in pencil on recto: 1842., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Prospect from Ridgeland, Fairmount Park, Phila. [graphic] / A.K.
Lithograph showing the landscape of West Fairmount Park near Ridgeland, the dwelling built as a farmhouse for William Couch between 1752 and 1762. A woman stands on the porch of the dwelling watching two children drag a tree branch toward the house. A man approaches a bench and cluster of trees nearby. Includes the outlines of Belmont Mansion and Girard College in the distance. Dwelling sold to the city of Philadelphia in 1869., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

In ravine near Sweet Briar Fairmount Park, Phila. [graphic] / A.K.
Lithograph showing a stream flowing downhill and split around large rocks in a wooded area on Sweet Briar estate in West Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. Includes a rabbit near the water's edge in the right foreground., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Schuylkill River above Fairmount Dam, Philada. in 1843. [graphic] / A.K. 1878.
Lithograph showing the profile of an older man sitting on a hill high above the Schuylkill River above Fairmount Dam. Men ride horseback closer to the water's edge, large barges carry materials, and people recreate in small rowboats on the Schuylkill River. Also shows a large dwelling in the distance and smoke billowing from a building on the opposite bank of the dwelling., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Schuylkill River below the falls, Fairmount Pk. Phila. [graphic] / A.K.
Lithograph showing a man with a book sitting on a large rock near a towering rock formation on the edge of the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. Includes a dog curled up on the ground nearby, people in rowboats on the river, and a dwelling on the edge of the river in the right background., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Schuylkill River, Fairmount Park , Phila. (Columbia Bridge) [graphic].
Lithograph showing people in rowboats on the Schuylkill River in the foreground and the Columbia Bridge in the background. One of the oldest railroad bridges in the United States, it was completed in 1834 after the designs of engineer John C. Trautwine for use by the Reading Railroad Company., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Sweet Briar Mansion, in 1843. (In Fairmount Park) [graphic].
Lithograph showing horses galloping and drinking water in front of the former country house of Philadelphia merchant and politician Samuel Breck built in 1797 in West Fairmount Park. Two men stand and talk in front of the mansion in the background. Includes a view of another dwelling in the right background. Sweet Briar was incorporated into the park in 1869 and remodeled in 1870 for use as a children's restaurant. Also known as the Samuel Breck House and Sweetbrier., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

In Wissahickon Valley, Fairmount Park, Philada. [graphic] / A.K.
Lithograph showing two men standing and sitting on large boulders surrounded by trees in the Wissahickon section of Fairmount Park., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.