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Travel Photograph Albums
US TxSaT SC.045 · Collection · circa 1880s

Collection of dismembered nineteenth century travel photograph albums. Photograph albums like these were popular souvenirs for travelers, and depicted local costume, monuments, landscapes, and town scenes.

This collection consists of leaves removed from multiple albums, including works by photographers Antonio Beato, Félix Bonfils, Francis Frith, Knud Knudsen, Axel Lindahl, Jean Pascal Sébah, Pascal Sébah, Rudolph Tamme, Olaf Martin Peder Væring, James Valentine, G.W. Wilson, and Adelphoi Zangaki, and including works published by Richard Andvord, William Mervin Lawrence, and Schröder & Co. The majority of the photographs are albumen prints; the collection also includes some collodion process prints. Locations depicted in the photographs are primarily in Europe and the Middle East, and include Egypt, England, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Lebanon, Norway, and Sweden. The collection includes a total of 213 photographs.