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Album of travel photographs by Willoughby Wallace Hooper and Francis Frith, 1877

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MS. 23051 photogr. 55

Album of travel photographs featuring views of India, Malta, and Port Said in Egypt.

Dates

  • Creation: 1877

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. 55

Former reference:

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

Physical Facet

Albumen prints from wet collodion plate negatives

Geographic

Topical

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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