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Photographs 1872, Volume II by Major Philip Doyne Vigors, 1870-1880

MS. 23051 photogr. 80

Disbound photographic album containing views of India, Egypt and Malta, compiled by Philip Doyne Vigors.


  • Creation: 1870-1880


62 items

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. 23051 photogr. 80

Former reference:

Wilson Centre Accession Number: 84:0168; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 163

Biographical / Historical

Major Philip Doyne Vigors was an officer in the British army. He joined the army in 1846 and was stationed in Sydney, New South Wales, from 1849 to 1858. His light military duties left him with plenty of opportunities to pursue his interests in natural history and Aboriginal culture.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased at Christie's UK, 29/03/1984, lot 92

Physical Facet

Albumen paper prints



Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom