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Grand Tour, European Royalty, Five Albums.

Auction:
2950B
Lot:
270
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2950B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Grand Tour, European Royalty, Five Albums. Five leather-bound albums containing carte-de-visites and other small photographs of Lisbon, Gibraltar, Alicante, Valencia, Barcelona, Cadiz, Athens, Trieste, Messina, Naples, Morocco, Smyrna, Istanbul, Egypt, St. Petersburg, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Japan, China, Paris, and Venice, mostly carte-de-visites and tourist photos of these locations, with a few photographs taken by the travelers mixed in, and an album of carte-de-visites of royalty and heads of state including images of the Czar Alexander II and his family, Queen Victoria and her family, the Belgian royal family, Napoleon III and family, the Archduke Maximilian of Mexico, the Spanish royal family, the King and Queen of Portugal, Ottoman Sultan Abdulaziz and his son, the Swedish royal family, Victor Emmanuel II of Italy, and many others, c. 1860; sizes of the albums vary. (5)
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Victor Emmanuel II, Alexander II, Napoleon III, Ottoman Sultan Abdulaziz, Austria-Hungary, Carte de visite, Ephemera, Maximilian I of Mexico, Monarchy, Royalty, Athens, Barcelona, Istanbul, Lisbon, Naples, Paris, St. Petersburg, Stockholm, Trieste, Valencia, China, Egypt, Gibraltar, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Portugal

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