A manuscript journal containing texts,
photographs, maps, and letters documenting Englishman J. G. Pilter's travels in Algeria in
The journal was compiled by an Englishman identified as J. G. Pilter. J. G. Pilter may be
Sir John George Pilter (1848-1932), a Englishman living in Paris, who was variously Chairman
of the Commercial Information Department; President of the British Chamber of Commerce,
Paris; Chairman of the British Charitable Fund; Chairman of Hertford British Hospital; and
Vice-chairman of the British Schools in Paris. He was a member of the Royal Commission of
the 1900 Paris Exhibition. Pilter was a Commander of the Tunisian Order of Nicham Iftikhar
(Order of Glory) and a Knight Officer of the Legion of Honour.
(91 photographic prints)
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