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Holbrook family photograph albums
MSS.PHOTO.0403  
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Holbrook family grand tour 1889

Box 1

II. Switzerland to Paris

Scope and Contents

Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Belgium, France (including 1889 Exposition)
Box 2

IV. Italy and Egypt

Scope and Contents

France, Italy, Egypt, Turkey
Box 3

V. Palestine & Turkey

Scope and Contents

Palestine, Greece, Turkey
Box 4

VI. Turkey to Denmark

Scope and Contents

Turkey, Russia, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark
Box 4

Copy prints - Holbrook family in Athens and Jerusalem

Scope and Contents

Two copy prints with family identified - one at the Parthenon, Athens and one in Jerusalem with note by Harriet Holbrook Hamilton: "this photo was taken out of the Olive Holbrook volumes to give to my children to show how Jerusalem accommodated its visitors in the 1880s."
Box 4

Notes written by Harry or Charles Holbrook, annotated by Harriet Holbrook Hamilton

Scope and Contents

Several pages of notes by Henry Morgan Holbrook and/or Charles Holbrook (both possibly captions to albums lost during a 1957 fire) with accompanying commentary by daughter Harriet Holbrook Hamilton.
 

Art and portraits

Scope and Contents

Albums assembled by Henry and Olive Holbrook with photographs of Western classical painting and sculpture, as well as portraits of well-known people including politicians, writers, poets, British monarchy, etc. Many bear the mark "Elliott & Fry Copyright."
Box 5

III. Art. Continent

Box 6

VII. Paintings. Portraits

Box 7

XVII. Portraits