Finding Aid for Views and Peoples of Algeria, circa 1867-1868

Finding aid prepared by Beth Guynn


Descriptive Summary

Title: Views and Peoples of Algeria
Date (inclusive): circa 1867-1868
Number: 2002.R.9
Physical Description: 1.0 album(s) (82 photographic prints)
Repository:
The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
(310) 440-7390
Abstract: This is an album of photographic prints, including landscapes and portraits.
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Language: Collection material is in English and French

Biographical/Historical Note

The compiler of the album is unidentified. Several photographs are attributed to Jean Prod'hom, who ran a studio in Bône, Algeria, during the 1860s-1890s.

Administrative Information

Access

Open for use by qualified researchers.

Publication Rights

Preferred Citation

Views and peoples of Algeria album, circa 1867-1868, Getty Research Institute, Research Library, Accession no. 2002.R.9
http://hdl.handle.net/10020/cifa2002r9

Acquisition Information

Acquired in 2002.

Processing History

Processed and cataloged by Beth Guynn; finding aid encoded by Holly Larson with grant funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).

Scope and Content of Collection

The album of 82 albumen prints on 75 pages includes cityscapes and urban views, landscapes, formal and informal portraits, and local vegetation. Several photographs are attributed to Jean Prod'hom; the other photographers are unknown.
The album has black morocco covers. The title stamped on the front cover in Arabic is: A. B. A., 1867. Inside front cover is stamped: R. Ackermann, London.
The pages are numbered in pencil on the recto side only, and 30 photographs are identified with pencil in English or French; some are dated 1867 or 1868. Captions are devised by the cataloger except where noted.

Arrangement

In original order.

Indexing Terms

Subjects - Topics

Clothing and dress--Algeria
Indigenous peoples--Algeria
Islamic architecture--Algeria
Mosques--Algeria
Plants--Algeria

Subjects - Places

Algeria--Description and travel

Genres and Forms of Material

Albumen prints--Algeria--19th century
Studio portraits--Algeria--19th century

Contributors

Prod'hom, Jean


Container List

Page 1 recto

2002.R.9-1 View from water, undated

Page 2 recto

2002.R.9-2 View, undated

Page 3 recto

2002.R.9-3 Place du Jouversument, 1868

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 4 recto

2002.R.9-4 Mosque, undated

Page 5 recto

2002.R.9-5 Interior,

Page 6 recto

2002.R.9-6 Interieur Archivichy, 1868

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 7 recto

2002.R.9-7 Arcade, undated

Page 8 recto

2002.R.9-8 Palais de Souverein, undated

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 9 recto

2002.R.9-9 Rue en Alpi, 1867

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 10 recto

2002.R.9-10 Rue en Alpi, 1867

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 11 recto

2002.R.9-11 Scene in the countryside with cedars, undated

Page 12 recto

2002.R.9-12 Women in their doorways, undated

Page 13 recto

2002.R.9-13 Camels and drivers resting, undated

Page 14 recto

2002.R.9-14 Camel resting, undated

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 15 recto

2002.R.9-15 Ale, Type Maure, 1868

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 16 recto

2002.R.9-16 Lady and her servant, 1868

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 17 recto

2002.R.9-17 Lady, 1868

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 18 recto

2002.R.9-18 Mina, 1867

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 19 recto

2002.R.9-19 Arabian Group, 1868

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 20 recto

2002.R.9-20 European man dressed as an Arab, undated

Page 21 recto

2002.R.9-21 Rich Lady and her Servant, undated

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 22 recto

2002.R.9-22 Type Maure, 1868

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 23 recto

2002.R.9-23 Young woman, undated

Page 24 recto

2002.R.9-24 Woman, undated

Page 25 recto

2002.R.9-25 Type Arabi, undated

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 26 recto

2002.R.9-26 Arab with horse, undated

Page 27 recto

2002.R.9-27 Camel resting, 1868

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 28 recto

2002.R.9-28 Arabian Horse, 1868

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 29 recto

2002.R.9-29 Desert landscape, undated

Page 30 recto

2002.R.9-30 Desert landscape, undated

Page 31 recto

2002.R.9-31 Aloes, undated

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 32 recto

2002.R.9-32 Marabout, 1867

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 33 recto

2002.R.9-33 Stepped street, undated

Page 34 recto

2002.R.9-34 Passageway, undated

Page 35 recto

2002.R.9-35 Passageway and houses, undated

Page 36 recto

2002.R.9-36 Porte Mauresque Kashbar, 1867

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 37 recto

2002.R.9-37 Rue de la mer rouge, 1867

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 38 recto

2002.R.9-38 Rue Mauresque, 1867

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 39 recto

2002.R.9-39 Aloes, undated

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 40 recto

2002.R.9-40 Cedar tree, undated

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 41 recto

2002.R.9-41 View of village rooftops, undated

Page 42 recto

2002.R.9-42 Cedars, undated

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 43 recto

2002.R.9-43 Cacti, undated

Page 44 recto

2002.R.9-44 Aloe and robed figure, undated

Page 45 recto

2002.R.9-45 Aloe landscape, undated

Page 46 recto

2002.R.9-46 Small building or cistern in aloe landscape, undated

Page 47 recto

2002.R.9-47 Palms with robed figure and donkey, undated

Page 48 recto

2002.R.9-48 Palms, undated

Page 49 recto

2002.R.9-49 Cacti, undated

Page 50 recto

2002.R.9-50 Fan palms, undated

Page 51 recto

2002.R.9-51 Fenced palms, undated

Page 52 recto

2002.R.9-52 Cemetery, undated

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 53 recto

2002.R.9-53 Aloe landscape, undated

Page 54 recto

2002.R.9-54 Palm oasis, undated

Page 55 recto

2002.R.9-55 Quit Kabyla, 1867

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 56 recto

2002.R.9-56 Pavilion, undated

Page 57 recto

2002.R.9-57 Fountain in Face, Gardin d'Esai, undated

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 58 recto

2002.R.9-58 Palms, undated

Page 59 recto

2002.R.9-59 Cedar, undated

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 60 recto

2002.R.9-60 Palm oasis, undated

Page 61 recto

2002.R.9-61 Village street, undated

Page 62 recto

2002.R.9-62 Group of Arabs under a cedar tree, undated

Page 63 recto

2002.R.9-63 Boudsan, undated

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 64 recto

2002.R.9-64 Riverscape, undated

Page 65 recto

2002.R.9-65 Small pavilion among trees, undated

Page 66 recto

2002.R.9-66 Interior courtyard, undated

Page 67 recto

2002.R.9-67 Kabylie, undated

Scope and Content Note

Title from handwritten caption on mount.
Page 68 recto

2002.R.9-68a Portrait of a man, undated

Page 68 recto

2002.R.9-68b Portrait of a veiled woman, undated

Page 69 recto

2002.R.9-69a Portrait of a poor man, undated

Page 69 recto

2002.R.9-69b Portrait of a man, undated

Page 70 recto

2002.R.9-70a Portrait of a child with baskets, undated

Page 70 recto

2002.R.9-70b Portrait of a woman, undated

Page 71 recto

2002.R.9-71a Interior with man, undated

Page 71 recto

2002.R.9-71b Street stalls, undated

Page 72 recto

2002.R.9-72a Small pavilion among trees, undated

Page 72 recto

2002.R.9-72b Church cloisters, undated

Page 73 recto

2002.R.9-73a Figures in an arcade, undated

Page 73 recto

2002.R.9-73b Monk in churchyard, undated

Page 74 recto

2002.R.9-74a Man on donkey, undated

Page 74 recto

2002.R.9-74b Man on donkey, undated

Page 75 recto

2002.R.9-75 Camels, undated