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Album of photographs of Java by Woodbury & Page, 1855-1865

MS. 23051 photogr. 82

Disbound photographic album of Woodburytype prints showing topographic views of Java.


  • Creation: 1855-1865


49 items

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. 23051 photogr. 82

Former reference:

Wilson Centre Accession Number: 84:0674; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 170

Biographical / Historical

Walter Bentley Woodbury and James Page opened a photographic studio in Batavia, in the Dutch East Indies, in 1857. Henry James Woodbury, Walter's brother, joined them in 1859. James Page left the firm in 1861. When Woodbury returned to England in 1862, his younger brother Albert took over a studio in Chiribon, which was in business until 1910.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased at Christie's UK, 28/06/84, Lot 95

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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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