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Guide to the World Tour Photograph Album
Bernath Mss 79  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: World Tour Photograph Album,
    Date (inclusive): 1907-1908
    Collection Number: Bernath Mss 79
    Extent: .2 linear feet (1 half-size document box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Del Sur
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    World Tour Photograph Album. Bernath Mss 79. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 2003.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Photograph album containing 458 black/white snapshots, most with captions, of a Nov. 1907 - June 1908 world tour covering 37,000 miles on 16 steamers, by an unknown American woman. Contains images from Gibraltar, Spain (Ronda), France (Marseilles), Egypt (Port Said, Cairo, Pyramids, Heliopolis, the Nile River, Karnak, Thebes, Suez Canal) Ceylong (Colombo, Kandy), India (Trichinopoly, Madras, Bombay, Mount Abu, Pushkar, Udaipur, Chitorgarh, Jaipur, Ambir, Delhi, Agra - Taj Mahal, Lucknow, Benares, Calcutta, Darjeeling), Burma (Rangoon), Java (Batavia), Singapore, Philippines (Manila), Hong Kong, China (Canton, Yangtze River, Hankow, Peking, Great Wall, Mongolia, Ming Tombs), Japan (Nagasaki, Kobe, Kyoto, Tokyo, Nikko, Kamakura, Yokohama), Hawaii (Honolulu), and San Francisco Bay. Includes many images of street scenes, waterfronts, palaces, temples, and other buildings, processions and festivals, American missions, and local inhabitants (many of women and children).