Scope and Contents
Collection of albumen prints by various photographers. The prints are of various sizes and show views of Europe, Malta in 1860 (numbers 12-26), Middle East and India. Numbers 93-145 relate to a visit to India in 1880, although the prints themselves are views taken in the 1860s mainly by Samuel Bourne. The majority of the prints have handwritten captions. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Titles composed by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets.
- Creation: 1860 - 1869
Conditions Governing Access
Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
1 archive box(es) (145 images in 1 box)
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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
The prints were originally in an album, but this was damaged in the flood of 1980 and has been disbound: the prints are now stored in a box, on the original album sheets.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was presented in May 1962 by Richard Kneeshaw of St Asaph, whose grandparents had owned it, through Miss Diana Hartley.
Existence and Location of Copies
This collection is available on microfiche: South Asia, fiche numbers 5-8.
This collection level description was entered by WS and MJC.
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