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Travel Album of W. B. Storer

Description

Travel album (10 1/2 x 12) evidently compiled or owned by W.B. Storer whose name appears on the cover. Of particular interest is a large group of cartes de visites documenting various regional styles of Russian military dress, issued by a St. Petersburg photographer. Thre are also photographs of excellent qualtiy of Berne, Switzerland, circa 1870, Interlaken, the Grisons and traditional costumes (all Switzerland). In addition are views of Venice, Italy and Germany (including tinted costume series). The album also includes some portraits by Boston photographers Black and Warren (Cambridgeport), and New York photographers Brady and Anthony. General dates: 1860s-1870s. 25 leaves, many detached.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
1860-1870
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1984
Physical Description
1 photograph album; 9 1/8 x 11 3/4 inches
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
album number: 151
GUSN
194606
Reference Code
PC009.151

Record details

Other People
Storer, W. B.
Other Organizations
E. Anthony
J. W. Black & Co.
Silsbee, Case & Co.
Warren’s (Firm)
Descriptive Terms
Berne, Switzerland
Germany
Interlaken, Switzerland
Russia
Switzerland
Venice, Italy
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
cityscapes (representations)
costumes (character dress)
landscapes (representations)
military uniforms
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
photograph albums
portraits
Places
Europe
Location Note
photo album # 151

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