Europe albumen & photomechanical album
Item is a photograph album with a blue cloth cover and leather spine. Binding is intact. White pages. Includes 88 photographs, including albumen, platinum and photomechanical reproductions. Photographs mounted with glue. Notation in brown/black ink. Photographs on one side of page only. Handwritten notations in black ink; some scribbling and childish drawings in pencil.
Themes include architectural images of well-known sites and one or two famous paintings, including the Descent of the Cross painting by Ruben.
Sites and locations include Notre-Dame, Rouen, and Notre Dame, Paris; La Madeliein, Place de la Concorde, Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysees, Palais de Versailles - including Galeries des Glaces, Bassin du Char, , Colomne Vendeome, Les Invalides, La Conciergerie, Napoleon I (tomb), La Saint Chapelle, La Grand Opera and Le Grand Escalier, all in France; Saint Gudule in Brussels, Palais de la Bourse (Stock Exchange), Le Beffroi, Belgium; Roslin Chapel, Scotland; Exeter Catherdral, The Tower Bridge and the Tower of London, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Hall and Westminster Abbey, London Bridge, Trafalgar Square, St. Paul's Catherdral, Piccadilly Circus, Lambeth Palace, Buckingham Palace, St. Jame's Palace, The House of Guards, The Marble Arch, Natural History Museum, The Albert Memorial, The Albert Hall, Crystal Palace, Alexandra Palace, Norwich Cathedral, Holyhead, England.