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Africa | Album of photographs, 1904

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November 15, 04:03 PM GMT


1,500 - 2,000 GBP

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Album of 49 photographs from thoughout Africa. 1904

Oblong 8vo (153 x 176mm.), 49 albumen photographs (120 x 167mm., or the reverse), mounted on card, manuscript inscription, dated April 1904, contemporary red cloth, some fading to images, slight foxing, cover and spine loosening, corners rubbed

The photographs show images from Northern and Equatorial Africa, depicting natural landscapes and townscapes, alongside portraits of groups of locals and images depicting missionary activity. The album was given to Monsieur Fouqué, Vicaire Général d'Algers, by Monsieur Livinhac, Supérieur Général des Péres Blancs, according to the manuscript presentation, in April 1904.