An album containing 39 original vintage photographs (CDVs) from a wealthy Belgian/French family connected to the French Seillière dynasty of bankers (there is a name card present in the album). Most of the CDVs are from the 1860s.
Images show: Eugène Delvaux, The King of Belgium, the Grand Duke of Russia Alexander III, the Duchesse of Russia, the King of Prussia, the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire Abdülaziz, Delphine van Ham, and many others.
Topographical views include Lausanne, Chambrey, Neuchatel, Cascade de Savoie,
and others. Many images are by photographers from Brussels, Antwerp, Ostende, Tournai, Paris, Geneva. Famous photographers include Adolphe Braun, Bertall, Franck (1816–1906), Jacotin, André Schmid (1836–1914), Bruder, Frères, Garcin, Neurdein, E. Desmaisons, Ghemar Frères, and F. Benque in Trieste.
AGE: mostly 1860s
PROCESS: albumen print CDVs
DIMENSIONS : album size: 24.7 x 16 cm; photos are CDV-sized, c. 10.5 x 6 cm
CONDITION: album shows wear and tears, the book block is coming off the spine, actual photos are in very good condition – as illustrated in the scans.
- Various photographers (XIX)
- Título de la obra
- Belgian aristocracy, album with 39 CDVs, c. 1860's
- Copia a la albúmina
- Nombres de estudio en el reverso de Carte's
- Impresión vintage
- Dimensiones de la imagen
- 10.5×6 cm
- Dimensiones totales
- 24.7×16×6.8 cm