Exhibitions/ Art Object

[Franklin Blake Album]

Artist:
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)
Artist:
Lai Fong (Chinese, 1839–1890)
Artist:
William Pryor Floyd (British, 1830–ca. 1900)
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)
Not on view
Inscription: Stamped in red on title page: "F.BLAKE // [calligraphy beneath]"; captions in ink on each page
Bookbinder's label on inside front cover:"J. DE SOUZA, // PRINTER, STATIONER & BOOKBINDER, opposite the Spanish Consulate, // Hollywood Road, Hongkong"
[Vision Gallery, Boston, MA]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, March 8, 1989

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Waking Dream: Photography's First Century, Selections from the Gilman Paper Company Collection," May 25, 1993–July 4, 1993.

Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland. "The Waking Dream: Photography's First Century, Selections from the Gilman Paper Company Collection," August 7, 1993–October 2, 1993.

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. "The Waking Dream: Photography's First Century, Selections from the Gilman Paper Company Collection," June 19, 1994–September 11, 1994.

Asia Society. "Picturing Hong Kong: Photography 1850–1910," June 9, 1997–August 17, 1997.

Hambourg, Maria Morris, Pierre Apraxine, Malcolm Daniel, Virginia Heckert, and Jeff L. Rosenheim. The Waking Dream: Photography's First Century, Selections from the Gilman Paper Company Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. no. 106 A & B.



Travel album of Siam, Japan, China, Malaysia, American West, Washington D.C., Philadelphia.
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