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Albom fotograficheskikh portretov avgustieishikh osob i lits, izviestnykh v Rossii

Collection Data

According to Pieere Apraxine, "the majority of portraits are of men in the government, army, or at court ( > 50). There are 12 ports. of members of Imperial family, and 6 of figures of the Church. There are ports. of Academicians and professors, writers, and theatre people : 7 ports. of ballet dancers (including M.C. Petipa). There are also ports. of Russian "types", alone or in groups (Georgians, Mongolians, etc.)."
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1865
Place: S.-Petersburg
Publisher: Izdavaemyĭ G. Denʹerom
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: Slav. Reserve (Photo) (Alʹbom fotograficheskikh)
Celebrities -- Russia
Content: 128 albumen carte de visite-size prints, mounted, each with caption. Apparently issued in monthly fascicules. The only cover preserved is dated February, 1865.Title page illustration by Adolf Charlemagne. Bookplate of Grand Duke Vladimir Aleksandrovich, with his initials on cover.
Ownership: Bookplate of Grand Duke Vladimir Aleksandrovich, with his initials on cover.
Physical Description
Albumen prints
Extent: 128 mounted photographs (ports.) ; 22 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11614107
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 33b73c00-c6c5-012f-a795-58d385a7bc34
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