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Stereoscopic Salon: A Photographic Excursion to the Dells

  • Milwaukee Art Museum 700 North Art Museum Drive Milwaukee, WI, 53202 United States (map)

Join us to explore the role of photography in boosting nature tourism in nineteenth-century America with Milwaukee Art Museum Assistant Curator of Photography Ariel Pate. The event will begin with visitors experiencing H. H. Bennett's stereoviews of the Wisconsin Dells in the lavish nineteenth-century interior of Mrs. M. ———— 's Cabinet, and will conclude with a tour of the exhibit Photographing Nature’s Cathedrals: Carleton E. Watkins, Eadweard Muybridge, and H. H. Bennett.


Henry Hamilton Bennett, Looking Out from Phantom Chamber from In and About the Dells of the Wisconsin River, 1870/1907. Albumen prints; collection of the Milwaukee Art Museum; Gift of H. H. Bennett Studio Foundation, Inc. M1993.280