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Album 1890-1891, 1890 - 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022ZZ

Scope and Contents

Contains albumen and collodio-chloride prints, with dates written under in three groups. 19 relate to a visit to Ceylon via the Suez Canal and Aden 1890-1891 (1-18, 24) and all appear to be professional photographs. It is not known whether these relate to a journey undertaken by Douglas, who was 16 at the time. Secondly, there are 5 professional photographs of Durham (19-23) and finally, 7 photographs of India of a later date (25-31), 3 of which are duplicates of photographs in other albums.


  • Creation: 1890 - 1902


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1 album(s) ( 1 album with 31 prints)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

The album is in a loose binding with some dust stains on the edges of pages. Most of the first group of photographs are described as being in good condition apart from fading at edges.



Date information

DateText: Predominant dates 1890-1891..

Finding aid date

2002-12-02 11:58:40+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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