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Album of photographs of Italy, Austria, and elsewhere, 1850-1860

MS. 23051 photogr. 85

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Disbound photographic album of 97 views in Italy, Greece, Hungary, Malta, France, Germany, and Austria. Includes views of Florence, Pisa, Verona, Turin, Milan, Genoa, Venice, Ischtl, Gratz, Salzkammergut, Gosau, Vienna, Valetta, Athens, Nice, Dresden, and Budapest.


  • Creation: 1850-1860


97 items

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. 23051 photogr. 85

Former reference:

Wilson Centre Accession Number: 89:3905; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 254

Biographical / Historical

Andreas Groll was an Austrian photographer who taught at the Vienna Polytechnic Institute. He opened a studio in Vienna which specialised in architectural studies.

Adolphe Godard was born in Bernay and began taking photographs in the French Pyrenees in the 1850s. He opened a studio in Genoa in 1856.

Leopolod Alinari was the fouder of the Fratelli Alinari photographic studio, with his brothers, where they focused on potraits and publishing. Most of their photographs dipicted daily life in Florence.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased at Christie's UK, 09/11/1989, lot 325

Physical Facet

Albumen prints from collodion plate negatives; Salt prints from Calotype negatives

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom