Persia | An important collection of Qajar photographs
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An important collection of rare Qajar photographs of Persia, together with photographs of Afghanistan, Iraq, the Caucasus and elsewhere, 1860s to 1920s, a few later
upwards of 4,000 photographs, of which c. 3,500 being portraits and views of Persia, various processes and formats including albumen, collodion and silver gelatin prints, professional and amateur photographs, ranging in size from cartes-de-visite and cabinet cards to large format mounted prints, including c. 50 small and medium framed photographs, the collection housed in c. 50 albums and folders, four 3-drawer cabinets and 3 boxes
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