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The gossiping photographer on the Rhine

Collection Data

Frith, Francis (Photographer)
F. Frith & Co (Publisher)
J.S. Virtue and Co (Printer)
Frith, Francis (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1864 (Inferred)
Place: Reigate, England
Publisher: Frith
Place: London
Publisher: J.S. Virtue, printer
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: MFZ (Frith) 14-3032
Landscape photography -- Rhine River Valley
Landscape photography -- Germany (West)
Travel photography -- Rhine River Valley
Travel photography -- Germany (West)
Frith, Francis -- Travel -- Rhine River Valley
Frith, Francis -- Travel -- Germany (West)
Date: Date of publication from British Library.
Citation/reference: Companion volume to Frith's The gossiping photographer at Hastings (Reigate : Frith, 1864). See Goldschmidt & Naef. Truthful lens, 65.
Content: Contains 16 mounted albumen photographic prints (one on title page), comprising map and 15 views of scenes and buildings in the Rhine River Valley. Selection and order of the views varies among copies. Size: 9 x 13 cm (on title page), 16 x 19 cm (map) and approximately 13 x 18 cm.
Additional physical form: Also available online (George Eastman House Library copy) via Nineteenth Century Collections Online.
Acquisition: Purchase; Bertram Rota; 05-01-2014
Physical Description
Albumen prints
Extent: 1 unnumbered page, 32 pages, 15 unnumbered leaves of plates : black and white illustrations, map ; 29 cm
"Introduction" (page 1) signed: The gossiping photographer.
NYPL copy inscribed on front pastedown: "'Charlie' from 'Natch,' Truro, New Years day, 1870." With bookseller's ticket of Netherton, Lemon Street, Truro. NN
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20195297
Barcode: 33433104301555
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e0f76510-50a7-0132-88b3-58d385a7b928
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