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Album of travel photographs, 1865-1875

MS. 23051 photogr. 17

Album containing albumen prints of various locations, primarily South America and Europe.


  • Creation: 1865-1875


1 item

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. 23051 photogr. 17

Former reference:

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

Physical Facet

Albumen prints from wet collodion plate negatives

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom