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Photograph album of Sir Henry Wentworth Acland, 1880s-1894

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MS. Photogr. b. 36

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Includes photographs of

(fols. 2, 158, 167, 179-80, 196-9, 207-20) Acland family members, including
  1. (fol. 2) Sir William Alison Dyke Acland
  2. (fols. 158, 167) Sir Henry Wentworth Acland
  3. (fol. 196) portrait by Prince Pierre Troubetzkoi of Sir Henry Wentworth Acland
(passim) places, including
  1. (fol. 31) Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
  2. (fol. 39) Phillip Island, Australia
  3. (fols. 41, 183) Norfolk Island, Australia
  4. (fol. 42) Levuka, Fiji
  5. (fols. 54, 56) Tutuila, American Samoa
  6. (fols. 55, 139, 141, 143-4) Apia, Samoa
  7. (fols. 60, 92-9) Tanna Island, Vanuatu
  8. (fols. 64, 66-8, 85, 88, 90, 129) Vaté Island, Vanuatu
  9. (fols. 70-1) Ambrym Island, Vanuatu
  10. (fols. 86-7) New Caledonia, Oceania
  11. (fols. 100, 122) Malakula Island, Vanuatu
  12. (fols. 101-11) Banks Islands, Vanuatu
  13. (fols. 115-19) Aoba, Vanuatu
  14. (fols. 136-7) Api, Vanuatu
  15. (fols. 146-52) Fowey, Cornwall
  16. (fol. 166) Eddystone Rocks and lighthouse, English Channel
  17. (fols. 168, 171) gardens of Trinity College, Oxford in the snow
  18. (fols. 169-76) Acland's garden in the snow, Broad Street, Oxford
  19. (fol. 177) Wadham College, Oxford in the snow
(passim) boats and ships, including
  1. (fols. 2-38) voyage on the Windsor Castle, from Plymouth, England to Sydney, Australia
  2. (fols. 30, 44, 46-7, 51, 54, 72-3, 121, 134-5) HMS Miranda
  3. (fols. 75-6) HMS Dart
  4. (fols. 153-62) the Druid, a yacht
  5. (fols. 185-8) cutters in the Commodore's Cup, St. Kitts
  6. (fols. 189-93) the French squadron at Spithead, including Marceau, Surcouf and Requin
  7. (fol. 203) HMS Camperdown, in the dock after a collision with HMS Victoria
  8. (fol. 205) HMS Victoria
Detailed discussion of two of these photographs (fols. 47 & 51) can be found in Elizabeth Edwards, Raw Histories - Photographs, Anthropology and Museums (Oxford, 2001), pp. 107-29. These and other photographs (fols. 70, 100, 122 & 129) are also discussed by Elizabeth Edwards, 'Negotiating Spaces: Some Photographic Incidents in the Western Pacific, 1883-84', in J. Schwartz & J. Ryan (eds.), Picturing Place: Photography and the Geographical Imagination (London, 2003), pp. 261-79.

Dates

  • 1880s-1894

Extent

221 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Photogr. b. 36

Separated Materials

A loose photograph of an unidentified yacht, removed from this volume, is MS. Photogr. c. 150, fol. 116.

Physical Facet

Binding: Gilt-ruled half red calf, brown cloth boards, watered endpapers, label on spine, '7'

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom