Travel Album of W. B. Storer

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1860-1870

Location Note

photo album # 151

GUSN

GUSN-194606

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

military uniforms
landscapes (representations)
cityscapes (representations)
costumes (character dress)
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
photograph albums
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
black-and-white photographs
portraits

Additional Identification Number

album number 151

Physical Description

1 photograph album; 9 1/8 x 11 3/4 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

1984

Reference Code

PC009.151

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Europe

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
black-and-white photographs
portraits

Other People

Storer, W. B.

Other Organizations

Silsbee, Case & Co.
J. W. Black & Co.
E. Anthony
Warren’s (Firm)

Descriptive Terms

Switzerland
Berne, Switzerland
Interlaken, Switzerland
Venice, Italy
Germany
Russia

Description Level

Item

Location Note

photo album # 151