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Series I. Claude-Joseph Portier Algérie Photograph Album, circa 1867

Claude-Joseph Portier Algérie photograph album (digitized version)

Scope and Content Note

The album contains 29 albumen photographs of Algiers and environs.

Arrangement

In original order.
box 1, item front cover

2017.R.17-fc Front cover

box 1, page front endpapers

2017.R.17-fe Front endpapers

box 1, page front free endpaper verso

2017.R.17-fe_v Verso of free front endpaper

box 1, page 1st blank recto

2017.R.17-bl1_r Blank page

box 1, page 1st blank verso

2017.R.17-bl1_v Blank page

box 1, page 1 recto

2017.R.17-1r Alger

box 1, page 2 recto

2017.R.17-2r Boulevard de la Républic

box 1, page 3 recto

2017.R.17-3r Rue de la Marine

box 1, page 4 recto

2017.R.17-4r Notre-Dame d'Afrique

box 1, page 5 recto

2017.R.17-5r Mosquée d'Alger

box 1, page 6 recto

2017.R.17-6r Mosquée Sidi-Abdheraman

box 1, page 7 recto

2017.R.17-7r Mosquée à Alger

box 1, page 8 recto

2017.R.17-8r Rue à Alger

Scope and Content Note

View towards a building with an octagonal tower.
box 1, page 9 recto

2017.R.17-9r Rue à Alger

Scope and Content Note

View looking up a street towards its steps.
box 1, page 10 recto

2017.R.17-10r Rue à Alger

Scope and Content Note

View of a narrow passageway between buildings.
box 1, page 11 recto

2017.R.17-11r Rue à Alger

Scope and Content Note

View of a hooded figure about to descend the stairs into a dark passageway.
box 1, page 12 recto

2017.R.17-12r Jardin d'essai

box 1, page 13 recto

2017.R.17-13r [View of an Empty Salon]

box 1, page 14 recto

2017.R.17-14r Intérieur

Scope and Content Note

View taken from the corner of a balcony looking across an interior courtyard.
box 1, page 15 recto

2017.R.17-15r [Man Sitting beneath a Tree at the Edge of a Road]

box 1, page 16 recto

2017.R.17-16r Gorges de la Chiffa

Scope and Content Note

General view across the gorges.
box 1, page 17 recto

2017.R.17-17r Gorges de la Chiffa

Scope and Content Note

View of Portier's photo van on the bend of a road going through the gorges.
 

2017.R.17-18r Algerian types

Scope and Content Note

Each page contains 4 carte-de-visite-sized studio portraits.
box 1, page 18 recto

2017.R.17-18r 18 recto

box 1, page 18 recto-1

2017.R.17-18r.1 Mauresque, costume de ville

box 1, page 18 recto-2

2017.R.17-18r.2 Mauresque, costume d'intérieur

box 1, page 18 recto-3

2017.R.17-18r.3 Maure d'Alger

box 1, page 18 recto-4

2017.R.17-18r.4 Arabe de la plaine

box 1, page 19 recto

2017.R.17-19r 19 recto

box 1, page 19 recto-1

2017.R.17-19r.1 Femme kabyle

Scope and Content Note

Woman wearing a rolled and padded headdress.
box 1, page 19 recto-2

2017.R.17-19r.2 Kabyle

Scope and Content Note

Flute player seated on a mat.
box 1, page 19 recto-3

2017.R.17-19r.3 Mulâtre

Scope and Content Note

Woman holding a flat basket in one hand with her other hand on her hip.
box 1, page 19 recto-4

2017.R.17-19r.4 Negro

Scope and Content Note

Man seated on carpet playing a stringed instrument.
box 1, page 20 recto

2017.R.17-20r 20 recto

box 1, page 20 recto-1

2017.R.17-20r.1 Juif

Scope and Content Note

Seated man holding his shoes.
box 1, page 20 recto-2

2017.R.17-20r.2 Juive

Scope and Content Note

Full-length portrait of a woman standing next to a chair.
box 1, page 20 recto-3

2017.R.17-20r.3 Mendiant

Scope and Content Note

Three young girls.
box 1, page 20 recto-4

2017.R.17-20r.4 Yaouled de place

Scope and Content Note

Two boys standing with their arms around each other's shoulders.
box 1, page 2nd blank page

2017.R.17-bl2 Blank page

box 1, page 3rd blank page

2017.R.17-bl3 Blank page

box 1, page Back endpapers

2017.R.17-be Back endpapers

box 1, item Back cover

2017.R.17-bc Back cover