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Bark under full sail [graphic].
Lantern slide showing a view of a large sailing ship at sea. The ship has three masts and multi-tiered sails which unfurl as it sails away across the water., Contains MCM stamp., Digitization and cataloging has been made possible through the generosity of David Marriott Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, and William Perot Morris in memory of Marriott Canby Morris and his children: Elliston Perot Morris, Marriott Canby Morris Jr., and Janet Morris and in acknowledgment of his grandchildren: William Perot Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, Jonathan White Morris, and David Marriott Morris., Edited.

[Deshler-Morris House, 5442 Germantown Avenue]
Lantern slide showing the Deshler-Morris House at 5442 Germantown Avenue, a house with two chimneys and ivy climbing the walls. The house is surrounded by trees and a boy rides a bicycle on the sidewalk. The road in front of the house has trolley tracks running down the center. David Deshler built the original four-room summer cottage on this Germantown lot in 1752, adding the three-story front addition in 1772. The house was sold to Col. Isaac Franks in 1792 after Deshler’s death. President George Washington rented the home for the duration of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793 and the summer of 1794. Elliston and John Perot purchased the house in 1804, selling it to Elliston’s son-in-law Samuel B. Morris after his death in 1834. The house stayed in the possession of the Morris family for over a century, when Elliston P. Morris donated the house to the National Parks Service in 1948. The name was officially changed to the Germantown White House in 2009., Contains MCM's stamp. 8 x 10 Negative & Print (P.9895.2135, P.9895.1388), Digitization and cataloging has been made possible through the generosity of David Marriott Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, and William Perot Morris in memory of Marriott Canby Morris and his children: Elliston Perot Morris, Marriott Canby Morris Jr., and Janet Morris and in acknowledgment of his grandchildren: William Perot Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, Jonathan White Morris, and David Marriott Morris., Edited.

Fall in the Plaaterkill Clove, Catskill M[oun]t[ain]s, N.Y. [graphic].
Lantern slide showing a view of a waterfall near Plaaterkill Clove. A fallen tree extends over the pool in the foreground and foliage grows on the rocks next to the falls., Signed by MCM., Digitization and cataloging has been made possible through the generosity of David Marriott Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, and William Perot Morris in memory of Marriott Canby Morris and his children: Elliston Perot Morris, Marriott Canby Morris Jr., and Janet Morris and in acknowledgment of his grandchildren: William Perot Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, Jonathan White Morris, and David Marriott Morris., Edited.

A favoring wind. Shrewsbury River [graphic].
Lantern slide showing a view of a sailboat carrying multiple passengers on the Shrewsbury River. The boat has one mast, two sails, and tows a canoe behind it. Clusters of buildings are visible in the distance across the water., Contains MCM stamp., Digitization and cataloging has been made possible through the generosity of David Marriott Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, and William Perot Morris in memory of Marriott Canby Morris and his children: Elliston Perot Morris, Marriott Canby Morris Jr., and Janet Morris and in acknowledgment of his grandchildren: William Perot Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, Jonathan White Morris, and David Marriott Morris., Edited.

From the beach, Sea Girt, N.J. [graphic].
Lantern slide showing a view of a large sailing ship seen from the shore at Sea Girt. The ship has three masts and multiple sails. Another ship with two masts sails in the distance., Contains MCM stamp. Contains numbered label: 48., Digitization and cataloging has been made possible through the generosity of David Marriott Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, and William Perot Morris in memory of Marriott Canby Morris and his children: Elliston Perot Morris, Marriott Canby Morris Jr., and Janet Morris and in acknowledgment of his grandchildren: William Perot Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, Jonathan White Morris, and David Marriott Morris., Edited.

Gathering "Centaury" Sea Girt, N.J. [graphic].
Lantern slide showing two women gathering flowers in a field near a river at Sea Girt. A stone and metal bridge crosses the river in the background. The women wear long white dresses and hats., See neg. P.2013.13.547 Contains MCM stamp., Digitization and cataloging has been made possible through the generosity of David Marriott Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, and William Perot Morris in memory of Marriott Canby Morris and his children: Elliston Perot Morris, Marriott Canby Morris Jr., and Janet Morris and in acknowledgment of his grandchildren: William Perot Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, Jonathan White Morris, and David Marriott Morris., Edited.

In the woods, Sea Girt, N.J., [Bess and another woman sitting in foreground] [graphic].
Lantern slide showing Marriott C. Morris' sister Elizabeth Canby Morris and another woman resting in the grass near a river at Sea Girt. A wooden bridge crosses the river to the left. Trees grow on either side of the river near the bridge., Contains MCM stamp., Digitization and cataloging has been made possible through the generosity of David Marriott Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, and William Perot Morris in memory of Marriott Canby Morris and his children: Elliston Perot Morris, Marriott Canby Morris Jr., and Janet Morris and in acknowledgment of his grandchildren: William Perot Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, Jonathan White Morris, and David Marriott Morris., Edited.

Snuff Mill & house near Providence, Rhode Island where Gilbert Stuart the painter was born [graphic].
Lantern slide showing Snuff Mill and the birthplace of Gilbert Stuart standing next to a pond near Providence. A stone wall extends along the right side of the pond and a tree grows in front of the building on the left., MS note "Providence R.I. Copied from a photograph Feb. 12, 1868" Contains MCM's stamp., Digitization and cataloging has been made possible through the generosity of David Marriott Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, and William Perot Morris in memory of Marriott Canby Morris and his children: Elliston Perot Morris, Marriott Canby Morris Jr., and Janet Morris and in acknowledgment of his grandchildren: William Perot Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, Jonathan White Morris, and David Marriott Morris., Edited.

Snuff Mill & house near Providence, Rhode Island where Gilbert Stuart the painter was born [graphic].
Lantern slide showing Snuff Mill and the birthplace of Gilbert Stuart standing next to a pond near Providence. A stone wall extends along the right side of the pond and a tree grows in front of the building on the left., MS note "Providence R.I. Copied from a photograph Feb. 12, 1868" Contains MCM's stamp., Digitization and cataloging has been made possible through the generosity of David Marriott Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, and William Perot Morris in memory of Marriott Canby Morris and his children: Elliston Perot Morris, Marriott Canby Morris Jr., and Janet Morris and in acknowledgment of his grandchildren: William Perot Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, Jonathan White Morris, and David Marriott Morris., Edited.

[Tree near unidentified river] [graphic].
Lantern slide showing a view of a river. A tree grows on the left bank and a fallen log rests in the shallows nearby. Trees grow thickly on the far riverbank., Digitization and cataloging has been made possible through the generosity of David Marriott Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, and William Perot Morris in memory of Marriott Canby Morris and his children: Elliston Perot Morris, Marriott Canby Morris Jr., and Janet Morris and in acknowledgment of his grandchildren: William Perot Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, Jonathan White Morris, and David Marriott Morris., Edited.

[Unidentified harbor with schooner] [graphic].
Lantern slide showing a view of a schooner docked in a harbor. A causeway extends across the harbor in the distance and a small boat floats beyond the schooner., Digitization and cataloging has been made possible through the generosity of David Marriott Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, and William Perot Morris in memory of Marriott Canby Morris and his children: Elliston Perot Morris, Marriott Canby Morris Jr., and Janet Morris and in acknowledgment of his grandchildren: William Perot Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, Jonathan White Morris, and David Marriott Morris., Edited.

[Unidentified residence near a body of water] [graphic].
Lantern slide showing a view of a large two-story house seen from across a pond. The house has a small portico on the right side and smoke rises from its chimney. A slender tree grows in front of the house and other trees grow around the pond., Digitization and cataloging has been made possible through the generosity of David Marriott Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, and William Perot Morris in memory of Marriott Canby Morris and his children: Elliston Perot Morris, Marriott Canby Morris Jr., and Janet Morris and in acknowledgment of his grandchildren: William Perot Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, Jonathan White Morris, and David Marriott Morris., Edited.

Winter scene on Mill Creek [graphic].
Lantern slide showing a view of Mill Creek. A rough hewn wooden fence extends into the creek from the left and the branches of a tall fallen tree lay over the water on the right., Contains MCM's stamp., Digitization and cataloging has been made possible through the generosity of David Marriott Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, and William Perot Morris in memory of Marriott Canby Morris and his children: Elliston Perot Morris, Marriott Canby Morris Jr., and Janet Morris and in acknowledgment of his grandchildren: William Perot Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, Jonathan White Morris, and David Marriott Morris., Edited.

Wood road at Sea Girt, N.J. [graphic].
Lantern slide showing a young girl standing next to a baby carriage on a dirt path in the woods at Sea Girt. The path is lined with trees, has a large puddle in the foreground, and opens up to a wider road in the background., Contains MCM's stamp. Print P.9895.2080., Digitization and cataloging has been made possible through the generosity of David Marriott Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, and William Perot Morris in memory of Marriott Canby Morris and his children: Elliston Perot Morris, Marriott Canby Morris Jr., and Janet Morris and in acknowledgment of his grandchildren: William Perot Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, Jonathan White Morris, and David Marriott Morris., Edited.

Woods Allaire, N.J
Lantern slide showing a view of a river with thick foliage growing on either bank at Allaire, N.J. Bare, cropped tree trunks stand on the banks at the narrowest part of the river. A small waterfall cascades over a drop in the center., Label torn. Contains MCM's stamp., Digitization and cataloging has been made possible through the generosity of David Marriott Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, and William Perot Morris in memory of Marriott Canby Morris and his children: Elliston Perot Morris, Marriott Canby Morris Jr., and Janet Morris and in acknowledgment of his grandchildren: William Perot Morris, Eleanor Rhoads Morris Cox, Jonathan White Morris, and David Marriott Morris., Edited.