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Two photograph albums, of older Spain and Portugal, and of the Nile Valley and Classical Europe... one of them collected by William Horn, Edinburgh

 Collection — Volume: Coll-1807 / SC-Acc-2016-0196
Identifier: Coll-1807

Scope and Contents

One album, with photographs of the Nile Valley and Classical Europe, has ms description on fore-page: Photographs Collection of William Horn [address], Edinburgh. On tour of 1872. Some of the photographs are signed, 'A. Beats'. Many of the photographs of Classical Europe have Italian scenes around Florence, Naples and Pompei, and Milan, and there are photographs of Alpine scenes and Vienna too.
The other album is entitled on the front board: Photographs of Spain & Portugal. There are photographs of scenes in Burgos, Madrid, Toledo, Granada and the Alhambra, Malaga, Gibraltar and Tangiers, Seville, Cordoba, Lisbon, and Cintra. There are a number of blank pages.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1872-1890

Extent

2 albums

Custodial History

Came to Collections within a transfer of mostly printed books from the Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies (IMES) library. The books include: I. Vullers, Lexicon Persico - Latinum; and, Muir, Life of Mahomet.

Source

Title
Two photograph albums, of older Spain and Portugal, and of the Nile Valley and Classical Europe... one of them collected by William Horn, Edinburgh

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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