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Weinthal, Leo, 1865 - 1930 (historian)


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Portraits of African celebrities, circa 1870 - 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304C
Scope and Contents A collection of oval portraits mainly measuring approximately 90 x 140 mm and mounted as plates in Weinthal (1923-25). The plates are inserted in the volumes thus:Volume I: 1-17Volume II: 18-25Volume III: 26-30Volume IV: 31-41The process used for the production of these plates has not been identified but to all intents and purposes they have the look of original prints. Plates 31-32, 35, 38 and 40-41 are photogravure reproductions. The portraits show explorers,...
Dates: 1870 - 1923
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