File P588 - Carte-de-visite photograph album

Photograph of the Duchess of Argyll Photograph of the Duke of Argyll Photograph of Sir David Brewster Photograph of Sir Anthony Sterling Lord Brougham Sir Hugh Cairns Photograph of Lord Campbell Photograph of the Earl of Carlisle Photograph of Count Cavour Photograph of Lord Chelmsford Photograph of the Earl of Clarendon Sir James Clarke Photograph of Princess Clotilde Photograph of Lord Clyde Photograph of Sir W. Codrington The Earl of Derby Photograph of Lord Dundonald Photograph of Lord Eglinton Photograph of Professor Faraday Photograph of Lord Falkland
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Carte-de-visite photograph album

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CA ON00311 PF226-P588

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  • [between 1860 and 1863] (Creation)

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1 album (48 photographs) : b&w, albumen ; 16 x 13 x 6 cm

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Album containing forty eight carte-de-visite photographs of predominantly British, but also European, prominent men and women. The album contains photographs of: Duchess of Argyll, Duke of Argyll, Sir David Brewster, Sir Anthony Sterling, Lord Brougham, Sir Hugh Cairns, Lord Campbell, Earl of Carlisle, Count Cavour, Lord Chelmsford, Earl of Clarendon, Sir James Clark, Princess Clotilde, Lord Clyde, Sir W. Codrington, Earl of Derby, Lord Dundonald, Lord Eglinton, Professor Faraday, Lord Faulkland, Sir Stephen Glynn, Earl Granville, Earl Grey, Guizot, Lord Herbert of Lea, Prince Louis of Hesse, General Inglis, Earl of Lansdowne, Sir John Laurance, Sir Charles Lyell, Lord Lyndhurst, The Right Honourable James Moncrieff, Sir R. Murchison, Lord Palmerston, Sir Morton Peto, Prince Frederick William of Prussia, Princess Frederick William of Prussia, Ross Esquire, Reverend Spurgeon, Lord Stanley, Earl of Home, Lord John Russell, Sir John Herschell, Earl of Elgin, Justice Haliburton, The Right Honourable Gladstone, Sir Benjamin Brodie, and William Makepeace Thackeray.

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Some damage to spine. Three of the 8 decorative medallions are missing.

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The individual prints have been removed from the album for preservation purposes. The prints are described at the item level in their original order within the album.

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