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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.


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

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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

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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

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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

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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