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Title: European Photograph Album

Collection #: 0025

Dates: ca. 1889-1890

Size: 1 v. (unpaged) : 101 b&w photographs ; 29 x 38 cm.

Biographical Note: N/A

Scope and Content Note: The album contains 101 black and white photographs of historic sites, artwork and landscapes from Antwerp, Paris, Trianon, Versailles and London. The bulk of the photographs are of Paris and its various sites. The compiler of the album is unknown. Slipped inside the back of the album is a map of Venice, a plan of the second floor of the Louvre and a map showing the layout of Versailles. The photographs were taken in the 1890s.

Subject Headings:

Grand Trianon (Versailles, France) -- Pictorial works. Antwerp (Belgium) -- Pictorial works. London (England) -- Pictorial works. Paris (France) -- Pictorial works. Versailles (France) -- Pictorial works.

Inventory:

Pg. 1
ANTWERP. [in ink at top of page]
A Common Street Scene. [In ink below photograph]
3058 [printed on photograph]
21-1/2cm x 28-1/2cm

Pg. 2
Antwerp Cathedral [in ink below photograph]
No 3 ANVERS. --La Fleche de la Cathedrale G.H. phot. [Printed on photograph]
21-1/2cm x 28cm

Pg. 3
Nave of the Cathedral. [In ink below photograph]
[N]o 30 ANVERS.--La Nef de la Cathedrale G.H. phot. [Printed on photograph]
21cm x 28-1/2cm

Pg. 4
Carved Wooden Pulpit. [In ink below photograph]
No 32 ANVERS. --La Chaire de la Cathedrale G.H. Phot [printed on photograph]
21-1/2cm x 28-1/2cm

Pg. 5
Ruben's Descent from the Cross. [In ink below photograph]
21-1/2cm x 28cm

Pg. 6
PARIS. [In ink at top of page]
Panorama down the Seine. [in ink below photograph]
293 PARIS. PANORAMA DES HUIT PONTS. [Printed on photograph]
Pont Neuf, Pont Au Change, Hotel Dieu, Pont Notre Dame, Pont d'Arcole, eight bridges [notes penciled around photograph]
22cm x 28cm

Pg. 7
Panorama up the Seine. [In ink below photograph]
337 PARIS. LA SEINE ET LA CITEE. (PRISE DU LOURVE). [Printed on photograph]
J. KUHN 220, Rue de Rivoli PARIS [embossed on bottom right of photograph]
Academy of Sciences, St. Etiene, Pont Neuf, Pont des Arts, Pont du Carousel, Quay du Louvre, Beaux Arts [notes penciled around photograph]
22cm x 28cm

Pg. 8
Place de la Concorde. [In ink below photograph]
598 PARIS. --La Place de la Concorde X. Phot [printed on photograph, though half cut off]
J. KUHN 220, Rue de Rivoli PARIS [embossed on bottom right of photograph]
Rue Royale, Ministry of the Marine, Church of the Assumption [notes penciled around photograph]
21cm x 27-1/2cm

Pg. 9
Avenue Champs Elysees. [In ink below photograph]
J. KUHN [embossed on bottom right, the photo seems to be trimmed there]
21cm x 28cm

Pg. 10
The Round Point, Avenue Champs Elysees. [in ink below photograph]
611 PARIS. Le carre Marigny. X. Phot. [Printed on photograph]
PHOTOGRAPHIE COMPANY J. KUHN PARIS 470 - 474 - 220, RUE DE RIVOLI [embossed on bottom right of photograph]
21cm x 27-1/2cm