Albumen Photograph Album - Travels in Europe

1885. Hardcover. Oblong 12mo. Good +. Item #1414

c. 1885. Album measures 24x18cm. A travel album with 32 albumen photographs measuring 10x14cm, some bigger, some smaller. Album starts at first image, no prelimnary leaves or front endpaper. 5 blank leaves at back, one darkened, with rear endpaper present. Leaves a little wavy but very good. Leaves with some occasional light foxing but very clean, images are sharp. With hand-written titles and descriptions beneath each image. Images are of travels in England, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy. Oblong album with parchment/faux vellum boards. Boards clean, just a little darkened, red and gilt borders and gilt spine. Spine worn at head and heel and a little rubbed. Images of; Windsor Castle; Magdalan College, Oxford; English Lake District, Ambleside, Longdale Peaks, Home of Dr. Arnold, Wray Castle Lake Windermere, Rothay Rapids, Rydal; Rhine; An Old German Home; A House of Heidelberg Castle destroyed by the French in 1693; Castle of Heidelberg; Jungfrau; Mont Blanc; Vally of Chamounix - with Mont Blanc; The Lion of Lucerne Monument; Castle of Chillon; Geneva - with Mont Blanc in the Distance; The Bridge of Sighs - Venice; Venice from the Sea; Entrance to the Piazza San Marco; Bridge and Government Building -Berlin; Palace of the Crown Prince-Berlin; Interior of Wilhelma; Wilhelma - A Lovely Moorish Building belong to the King; Cannatatt Stuttgart; Stuttgart market place, containing the Town Hall; Badelsburg, Potsdam; Gardens of the Casino, at Monaco-on the Mediterranean; View of the Bay of Naples, and Vesuvius; Capri, Grota Azzurra; Street in Pompeii. One image per page, not mounted recto verso. A very good album.

Price: $350.00

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