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Italian Photo Album, Grand Tour, 19th Century.

Auction:
2819T
Lot:
172
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2819T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 27, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Italian Photo Album, Grand Tour, 19th Century.
Oblong folio album bound in full parchment, covers gilt-tooled, containing approximately fifty photographs of notable travel spots in Italy, five of Venice with added color, landmarks and ruins in Rome are depicted, along with Florence, Naples, Amalfi, Pompeii, Genoa, Milan, Pavia, and Venice; notable photo of the Capuchin Crypt in Rome, where numerous galleries are decorated with the skeletons of thousands of dead friars; pages wavy, 13 x 9 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Amalfi, Genoa, Milan, Naples, Pavia, Pompeii, Italy, notable travel spots

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