New Historical Photographs of Pittsburgh added to the Brady Stewart Collection Website – Vol. 1


October 4th 2009

Beginning in October 2009, we began adding photographs to the Bradystewartphoto.com and bradystewartphoto.photoshelter.com websites.

The Bradystewartphoto.com website was designed to educate individuals on the history of the Brady Stewart Studio, Brady Stewart Sr, and Brady Stewart Jr and provide a select list of portfolios for review. 

ABOUT Section:  Click on the About tab at the top of the page to view an automated presentation on the history of the Brady Stewart family and Brady Stewart Studio. 

PORTFOLIOS Section:  Click on the Portfolios button to select a portfolio of photographs; Advertising and Products, Buildings and Churches, Children, Duquesne University, Homesteading in Idaho, Lake Chautauqua and Lake Erie, Manufacturing Equipment and Military, Niagara Falls and Washington DC, People Lifestyles and Sports, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Views, Transportation, Hand-colored Lantern Slides 1900-1910.  Each portfolio includes between 20-32 images.

In the portfolio section, there are buttons above the photographs; Add to Cart, Prices, Image Info and Play.  By clicking Add to Cart, the photograph will be automatically moved to the shopping cart.  By moving your mouse over the Prices button highlights print sizes and the associated cost.  By moving your mouse over the Image Info button, a caption with information will appear below the image.   By clicking on the Play button, a presentation begins and continues until all the images in the Portfolio are played.

CONTACT Section:  Click on the Contact section to obtain information on how to reach Brady Stewart Studio Inc.

HELP AND SUPPORT Section:  Includes a few Frequently Asked Questions about the site and the company.

SEARCH ARCHIVES Section:  By clicking on the Search Archives button, you will link to the Bradystewartphoto.photoshelter.com website.  This website includes the photographs in the Brady Stewart Collection and additional photographs from the Brady Stewart Studio archives.  As of August 25th 2010, we have digitized over 844 images for the combined websites.

The Bradystewartphoto.photoshelter.com website was designed to manage and store all the photographic images in the Brady Stewart Collection of 20th Century Photographs.  The site includes a list of buttons on top of the page; Galleries, Search, About, Contact, Blog, Lightbox, and Cart.

The Gallery Section includes a collection of Galleries with specific themes for your viewing pleasure.  The list of Galleries include; Pittsburgh Area Businesses, 20th Century Boats, Planes, and Streetcars, 20th Century Automobiles and Trucks, Early 20th Century Children 1901-1940, Mid-20th Century Children 1945-1970, Advertising and Products 1900-1949, Advertising and Products 1950-1970, Western PA Steel and Coal Industries, Pennsylvania Railroad Images (Pittsburgh Area), Buildings/Architecture Pittsburgh, City of Pittsburgh Street Scenes, Brady Stewart Family, Pittsburgh Point Photographs, The Battle of Lundy’s Lane 100th Anniversary (Niagara Falls), Brady Stewart Homesteading in Idaho (1909-1912), Wabash Railroad Construction (1903), Pittsburgh Area Sports, US Presidents and Washington DC, North East PA and Lake Erie Vacations 1904-1924, US and Canadian Armed Forces, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 1930s, Hand-Colored Positive Slides, Girls Scouts and Camp Youghahela – 1925, Churches/Architecture of Pittsburgh, Tour of Duquesne University – 1932.

The Search button allows individuals to search for images by keywords or any other specific information.  Each image was created with a list of keywords and other information to make it easier to locate images within the website archives.

The About button provides more information on the Brady Stewart Collection, Brady Stewart, Brady Stewart Jr and the Brady Stewart Studio.

The Contact button provides information on how to contact Brady Stewart Studio, Inc.

The Blog button connects individuals to the Brady Stewart Collection blog on the WordPress.com website –   bradystewartphoto.wordpress.com.

The Lightbox button connects user to a selection of images specifically designed for that user.  To add images to your individual lightbox for further viewing, click on a Gallery, select an image and click on the Add to Lightbox.

The Cart button connects a user to their individual shopping cart.  To add an image to the Cart, you click on the images and there will be three buttons above the image.  Click on the Add to Cart to move that image to your individual shopping cart.

Photographic Images can be viewed at http://bradystewartphoto.photoshelter.com

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About bradystewartcollection
The Brady Stewart Collection of photographs, made by Brady Stewart, Brady Stewart Jr. and associates of Brady Stewart Studio Inc., consists of photographs taken in and around Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, Lake Erie, Lake Chautauqua, New York, Southwestern Ohio, Washington DC, Niagara Falls and Idaho. The historically significant collection spans most of the 20th century (1900-1990) and includes a wide array of Black &White, Sepia and Color photographs on Advertising & Products, Buildings and Churches, Children, Homesteading in Idaho, Manufacturing & Equipment, People & Lifestyle, Pittsburgh City Scenes, Sports and Transportation. The Brady Stewart Collection encompasses over 20,000 glass plates, prints and film negatives of all shapes and sizes. Today, Brady Stewart Studio is a fourth generation photography business. We are one of the longest operating family-owned commercial photography studios in the United States (1912-1991, 2008-). The Collection Images can be viewed at our hosted web site, www.bradystewartphoto.photoshelter.com

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