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LS20942_000
Approach to Lake View Hotel at Highgate Springs

Title:
Approach to Lake View Hotel at Highgate Springs
Town:
Highgate
County:
Franklin
State:
Vermont
Date:
1910 - 1940
Description:
This black and white photograph captures the approach to the new Lake View Hotel in Highgate Springs. The narrow dirt road enters the lower left corner of the image and winds into the background. Wheel tracks traverse the road surface, and gravel and rocks line the edges of the road. The corner of the Lake View Hotel is visible at the left edge of the image on the left side of the road. The hotel has a wood frame, a gable roof, and a front porch. A wooden swing hangs on the porch. A few small plantings grow along the foundation. Several modest wood-frame, gable-roof cabins are located further up the road. Three are clustered to the left of the road, and at least three are visible on the right side of the road. The cabins all have wood porches. The land around the cabins has been mostly cleared of vegetation, but a few deciduous trees are scattered around grounds. A line of deciduous trees grows beyond the cabins. Wooden utility poles march across the landscape. The leafy foliage suggests the season is summer. This photograph was taken by a photographer for the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Co. and contributed to the Landscape Change Program by the Penobscot Marine Museum, located in Searsport, ME. Eastern Illustrating was a postcard company located in Belfast, ME that took thousands of photographs throughout New England and upstate New York between 1909 and the 1950s. To order a print of this image or to learn more about the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company Collection visit our website: http://www.penobscotmarinemuseum.org/photo-collections/eip.html email: Kjohnson@pmm-maine.org
Filename:
LS20942_000.jpg
Size:
5334 x 3810 pixels; 11223089 bytes
Original Filename:
10405.jpg
Original Metadata:
Approach to New Lake View Hotel, Highgate Springs, Vt. 22.
Keywords:
Buildings; Chimneys; Culture; Deciduous; Driveways; Earth Materials; Electric lines--Poles and towers; Flowers; Forests and Plants; Geology; Hotels; Human Constructs; Landscapes; Living Things; Nature; Ornamental trees; Plants; Roads; Roads,Earth; Roads,Gravel; Rocks; Rural; Rural roads; Season; Shade trees; Shrubs; Summer; Time; Trees; Village communities; Wood poles; Wooden-frame buildings;
Source:
Penobscot Marine Museum
Photographer:
Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company
Submitted By:
Elizabeth André
Submitted On:
2009-03-24
Original Media:
Glass Negative
Scanning/Digitization/Creation Notes:
Canon LIDE60, G4 Powerbook
Image Scanned By:
Paul Bierman
Publisher:
Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company
Catalogue Information:
10405
Relative Dating Rationale:
Date from company
Times viewed:
4106
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