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[Franklin Blake Album]

John Thomson (British, Edinburgh, Scotland 1837–1921 London)

Artist:
Felice Beato (British (born Italy), Venice 1832–1909 Luxor, Egypt)
Artist:
Milton M. Miller (American, active China, 1830–1899)
Artist:
Carleton E. Watkins (American, 1829–1916)
Artist:
Sylvester Dutton (American, active China, 1824–1866)
Date:
ca. 1865–70
Medium:
Albumen silver prints from glass negatives; salted paper prints from glass negatives
Dimensions:
Various: cdv to approx. 11 x 15 inches, some panoramas
Classification:
Albums
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Cynthia Hazen Polsky Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.583 (1–127)
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Stamped in red on title page: "F.BLAKE // [calligraphy beneath]"; captions in ink on each page

  • Provenance

    [Vision Gallery, Boston, MA]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, March 8, 1989

  • Notes

    Travel album of Siam, Japan, China, Malaysia, American West, Washington D.C., Philadelphia. See file for further information on Blake and listing of prints. This album includes over 100 images by Thompson, over 20 early Beatos, and the famous portrait of Prince Koo.

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