Content: At head of title: 1729-1800. Inserted is: Kratkoe opisanie snimkov na Suvorovskikh poliakh srazhenii. n.p.[1900.]
Content: Sixty seven photographs, mainly of importance related to battles and events in 1769-1772 and 1794. Inserted text (Kratkoe opisanie...) includes a map and a historical explanation of every photograph. The photographs were taken in the winter of 1899-1900. The album measures approximately 7.5x35x48 cm. (3x14x19 in.). It has a gold-embossed leather binding with a metal clasp (intact), thick gilt-edged plates in which photographs are mounted, and silk moire endplates. The first photograph is in a hand-painted mount. The album is stored in a protective box.
Ownership: Stamped "Perlstein Jun 18, 1931."
Acquisition: Metropolitan New York Library Council, 2008.