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Lady Annie Brassey Photograph Collection: Finding Aid
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Description
This collection consists of 70 folio volumes containing approximately 5,616 photographs collected by English writer and traveler Lady Annie Brassey (1839-1887) during her oceanic voyages around the world. The photographs, chiefly taken by professional photographers, cover the period between the 1860s to the late 1880s and reflect Lady Brassey's interests in architectural views and British fortifications throughout the British Empire, indigenous peoples and living conditions, and exotic plants and animals. The collection also includes an album containing photographs of seascapes by Colonel Stuart Wortley (1832-1890) taken in the 1860s and 1870s.
Background
Lady Annie Brassey (1839-1887) was an English writer, traveler, and amateur photographer who documented the extensive cruises she made with her family aboard their private yachts in published memoirs and photographs.
Extent
approximately 5,616 photographs in 70 volumes
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.