Album de photographie [graphic], [1855-1870]

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UCLA Library Special Collections
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Album de photographie [graphic]
Date (inclusive): [1855-1870]
Collection number: 94/145
Physical Description: 2 albums (116 photographic prints) : albumen ; 30 x 23 cm (albums)

Spine title.

Photographs (24.5 x 18.5 cm) are mounted on rectos of leaves of white paper, without captions or other identifying marks.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Language of the Material: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Boyer, Charles, former owner.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Album de photographie [graphic] (Collection 94/145). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Scope and Content

Two bound volumes of early albumen prints--possibly produced 1855-1870, by an unknown photographer, probably an amateur experimenter. The photographs are albumen prints of pieces of statuary, floral arrangement still lifes, paintings and drawings, and outdoor shots of trees and gardens.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Genres and Forms of Material

Photographic prints.
Albumen prints.
Photograph albums.
Tree calf bindings (Binding)

Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

Boyer, Charles, former owner.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 7206270 

Related Material

Part of the Photograph Album Collection (Collection 94)   in UCLA Library Special Collections.



Bound in two volumes; 19th-century [?] tree calf bindings, with ornamental gilt borders; inner gilt dentelles; gilt diaper decoration and floral ornaments on spine panels; gold-stamped red letterpiece with title "Album de photographie;" marbled endpapers; all edges gilt.