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Two Months in The East by Francis Bedford, 1864

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MS. 23051 photogr. 50

Photographically-illustrated book containing views and landscapes in the Middle East, with an emphasis on ancient ruins and buildings.

Dates

  • Creation: 1864

Extent

1 item

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access

This item is part of a partially-catalogued collection and access currently requires mediation via the archives team. Please send a message to specialcollections.enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk with your request 5 working days in advance of your proposed visit.

Shelfmark

MS. 23051 photogr. 50

Former reference:

Wilson Centre Accession Number: 87:3185; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 237

Biographical / Historical

Francis Bedford was a British photographer, artist, lithographer, and publisher. He began making photographs around 1851, becoming one of the most successful landscape photographers. He founded a business selling photographic prints to the general public. At its height, Bedford stocked around 9,000 individual views. He was elected to the Council of the Photographic Society in 1858, and became Vice-President in 1861.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased at Christie's UK, 30/04/1987, lot 212

Physical Facet

Albumen paper prints

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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