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Souvenir of India

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022ZZZZ

Scope and Contents

An accordion fold album containing 12 albumen prints showing domestic scenes, 143 x 100 mm in size, with pencil captions beneath each image (written over fainter pencil captions). The photographer is unknown, but a similarly titled album of the same size has been credited to the French photographer Jean Baptiste Oscar Mallitte (1829-1905).


  • Creation: 1870 - 1879

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.01 cubic metre(s) (1 volume containing 12 images)

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

good condition with the final fold partially torn

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased in 2019 with the support of the Friends of Cambridge University Library.


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Includes index.
2019-05-10 11:53:10+00:00
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