Album of travel photographs, 1865-1875
Album containing albumen prints of various locations, primarily South America and Europe.
- Creation: 1865-1875
Language of Materials
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MS. 23051 photogr. 17
Wilson Centre Accession Number: 84:0112; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 147
Biographical / Historical
Giorgio Sommer was a German photographer who specialised in ruins, landscapes, and portraits. In 1866 he opened a studio with photographer Edmund Behles in Rome.
Oscar Kramer was an Austrian photographer and author. Little is known about him.
Guillaume Berggren was a Swedish photographer who was active in Istanbul.
Luigi Fiorillo was an Italian photographer who was active in the Middle East and Africa.
There is very little information known about P. Sèbah.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased at Phillips UK,28/03/1984, lot 243
Albumen prints from wet collodion plate negatives