Album of travel photographs by Willoughby Wallace Hooper and Francis Frith, 1877
Album of travel photographs featuring views of India, Malta, and Port Said in Egypt.
- Creation: 1877
Language of Materials
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MS. 23051 photogr. 55
Wilson Centre Accession Number: 89:3783; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 250
Biographical / Historical
Willoughby Wallace Hooper was an English military photographer. He made ethnographic studies and photographed the military. Francis Frith opened a photographic studio in Liverpool, known as Frith & Hayward, and was a founding member of the Liverpool Photographic Society. He established a business publishing landscape views from around the world as prints, portfolios, and photographically-illustrated books.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased at Sotheby's UK, 14/04/1989, lot 47
Albumen prints from wet collodion plate negatives