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Black, James Wallace 1825-1896

Overview
Works: 243 works in 246 publications in 1 language and 482 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Portraits  Biography  Pictorial works  Photographs  History  Illustrations 
Roles: Photographer, Printer
Classifications: TR25.B66, 779.097446107474461
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Wallace Black
Whipple and Black : commercial photographers in Boston by Sally Pierce ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five hundred past and present citizens of Worcester, Mass. by G. R Peckham ( Book )
2 editions published in 1870 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geo. Ticknor by Henry Wright Smith ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1884 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Subject: Bust-length portrait of George Ticknor
Photographs from Doré's Dante by James Wallace Black ( Book )
1 edition published in 1868 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Whitwell photograph collection ( Visual )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirty-seven portrait photographs of prominent American and British authors and statesmen, collected by Benjamin Whitwell to accompany his autograph collection. The photos were taken ca. 1858-1892 and photographers include James Wallace Black of Boston, Mass., among others. Most of the photographs are cartes de visite and are identified. There is also one engraving
[Henry Wadsworth Longfellow] by James Wallace Black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1862 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Subject: Half-length seated portrait of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[Engraving of] Com. Louis M. Goldsborough by John Chester Buttre ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1863 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes signature reproduction
Ships Santee, Constitution and Macedonian at Newport, R.I., c.1864 by James Wallace Black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1864 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Lend a Hand Society photographs ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Photographs of the Lend a Hand Society, a private Boston charitable organization founded by Unitarian minister Edward Everett Hale in 1891. Many of the photographs are portraits of Hale, taken ca. 1860-1909, including a scrapbook of photos and clippings related to him created ca. 1900-1909. There are also portraits of Rev. Christopher Rhodes Eliot, Hale's successor as president of the Society, as well as of other members; photographs of the Society's Book Mission program, including color slides taken by Book Mission executive secretary Mary C. Coburn during her trip to visit Bookmobile sites and libraries in the rural South in 1935; photographs of Lend a Hand Clubs in Massachusetts and Maine ca. 1920-1927; and images relating to the Boston Floating Hospital. The collection also contains lantern slides, some hand-colored, that depict Lend a Hand Clubs across the country, especially in the rural South, and the Society's involvement with the Grenfell Association and Near East Relief organization, all taken ca. 1915-1930. Other photographers represented in the collection include James Wallace Black of Boston, Mass. and Joan Larsen, among many others. Includes cartes de visite, cabinet cards, and snapshot photographs
Wigglesworth family photographs II ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This collection contains 897 photographs in 6 volumes (in cases), 3 boxes, and 1 oversize box, encompassing the years ca. 1844-1962. Most of the photographs in the collection are portrait photographs of various members of the Wigglesworth, Dixwell, and Goddard families. Family members represented include Henrietta May Goddard Wigglesworth, George Wigglesworth, Mary Catherine Dixwell Wigglesworth, Epes Sargent Dixwell, and Mary Ingersoll Bowditch Dixwell, among many others. The collection also includes photographs of various Wigglesworth family homes in Cambridge, Jamaica Plain, and Salem, Mass.; commercial photographs of the Boston Fire of 1872; photographs of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair taken by Alice Curtis; of the 1895 200th Anniversary celebration in Manchester, Mass.; and of manuscripts, artifacts, and artwork owned by the Wigglesworth family. There are also two albums of commercial landscape photographs collected by the Dixwell family during their travels in Europe during 1872-1873 and one album of cyanotypes taken by Epes Sargent Dixwell ca. 1880-1890. Photographers include Epes Sargent Dixwell and Alice Curtis, as well commercial photographers John Adams Whipple, James Wallace Black, Augustus Marshall, Antoine Sonrel, Allen & Rowell and the Notman Photographic Co. (all of Boston, Mass.), among many others. The collection includes ambrotypes, daguerreotypes, cartes de visite, cabinet cards, cyanotypes, tintypes, stereographs, film photonegatives, photomechanicals, and postcards. Most of the photographs are black and white
Freeland, Harding and Richardson by James Wallace Black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1872 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Subject: Freeland, Harding & Richardson, a clothing store. In the background is a wall with a sign identifying Wards Insurance Co. Part of Black's series showing the devastation of the Great Fire of 1872 in Boston
Edward Everett by James Wallace Black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1864 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Subject: Three-quarter-length seated portrait of Edward Everett
Old homestead of the late Captain Lemuel Clap, Willow Court, Dorchester by James Wallace Black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1869 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
[Gilmore's Band] by James Wallace Black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1870 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Group portrait of Gilmore's Band, a brass band led by the composer and bandmaster Patrick Sarsfield Gilmore. The portrait is taken outdoors and features members of the band in their band uniforms and instruments. A band member holding a cornet and standing prominently in the front row, center right, has been variously identified as the celebrated cornetist, Matthew Arbuckle, or the bandmaster Patrick Sarsfield Gilmore. Military men in uniform and men in civilian dress are posed on either side of band. The military men may be part of a local militia unit assembled for a muster day
Francis Parkman photographs ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Photographs collected by historian Francis Parkman and his descendants, dating from ca. 1840-1910. Photograph albums contain portraits of various members of the Parkman, Cordner, and Coolidge families; cartes de visite collected by John Eliot Parkman, brother of Francis Parkman, that depict Civil War soldiers; and other cartes de visite collected by Francis Parkman that depict Native Americans, as well as American and European public figures. Loose photographs consist mainly of portrait photos of Francis Parkman, his daughters Grace Parkman Coffin and Katherine Scollay Parkman Coolidge, and various other family members, as well as some of Parkman's friends and colleagues. There are also a number of loose views of various places, including photos of Maine waterways and wilderness, taken by James C. Stoddard, ca. 1867-1876; views of wilderness and various cities in Canada; and photos of Francis Parkman's homes in Boston and Jamaica Plain, Mass. Other loose photographs consist of photographs of Native Americans and of Parkman's trip to the Batiscan River in Quebec with Charles Haight Farnham in 1886, as well as photographic reproductions of European artwork, among other subjects. Photographers include James Wallace Black and John Adams Whipple of Boston, Mass.; Benjamin Franklin Upton of St. Anthony, Minn.; Alexander Henderson and William Notman of Montreal; and Livernois & Bienvenu of Quebec, among many others. Includes tintypes, cartes de visite, cabinet cards, stereographs, and other paper-based photographs
[John Albion Andrew] by James Wallace Black ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Subject: Vignetted three-quarter-length standing portrait of Andrew who was governor of Massachusetts (1860-66)
Dedication of the soldiers' monument at Lindenwood Cemetery, Stoneham, Mass., Thursday, August 12, 1869 Gov. Andrew and staff present by James Wallace Black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1869 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Subject: Dedication of monument to Civil War dead. Politicians and dignitaries stand in foreground. Behind them left to right are groups of veterans, firemen (shields on tunics), and fraternal organizations (wearing sashes) including Odd Fellows. In the background are civilians, including large groups of women and children dressed in white
A hoeing surprise party on the Curtis Farm, Jamaica Plain, June 4th, 1873 by James Wallace Black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1873 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Eastern Railroad Company, ca. 1871 by James Wallace Black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1871 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Subject: Profile view of a locomotive and tender
[Samuel M. Bubier shoe store and factory, Lynn, Mass.] by James Wallace Black ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1869 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
An exterior side view of the shoe store and manufactory of Samuel M. Bubier on the corner of Oxford and Market Street in Lynn, Mass
 
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Alternative Names
Black, James
James Wallace Black
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