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British and Foreign Topographical Prints Collection

Predominately 19th century commercial albumen prints acquired by the former History and Geography Department. Many images from "Grand Tour" albums including photographs by Robertson & Beato (Constantinople c1854), Felice Beato (Canton and Peking c1860), Carlo Ponti (Venice), Alinari Brothers, Francis Frith, George Washington Wilson, James Valentine, Scowen & Co, and Samuel Bourne amongst others.
Index available.

See Also: Early and Fine Printing Collection (James Robertson)


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