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Collection Inventories and Finding Aids

The Special Collections and Institutional Archives departments create finding aids for the Getty Research Institute's archival and visual resource collections and for a few historical records of the J. Paul Getty Trust. A "finding aid" describes the scope and contents of a group of records and provides an inventory of materials within the records.

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1Creator/Collector:  Unidentified
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 Title:  Souvenir d'Algérie  
 Dates:  1889 
 Abstract:  Photographs taken by an amateur photographer of sights and everyday life in late-nineteenth century Algiers are presented in two portfolios each titled Souvenir d'Algérie. 
 Number:  2008.R.15 
2Creator/Collector:  Maigné, Léopold, active 1844-1872
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 Title:  Léopold Maigné, Monuments remarquables de Tlemcen XI, XII, XIII siècles: restaurés et photographiés de 1853 à 1864  
 Dates:  circa 1864 
 Abstract:  Monuments remarquables de Tlemcen XI, XII, XIII siècles restaurés et photographiés de 1853 à 1864 comprises twenty-one albumen photographs documenting sites restored and photographed by Léopold Maigné in and around Tlemcen, Algeria, during the mid-nineteenth century. Monuments depicted include the Mosque of Sidi Halaoui; the Mosque and Madrasa of Sidi Boumediene (Sidi Abu Madyan); a Muslim cemetery; the ruins of a princely tomb at Sidi Yacoub; the Mosque at Mansourah; the El Mechouar Mosque; and the minaret and fortifications of the Mosque at Agadir. 
 Number:  2018.R.26* 
3Creator/Collector:  Al-Wahhāb, Abdu Rabbih
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 Title:  Al Djazair and Tunis album  
 Dates:  1881 
 Abstract:  The album compiled by Abdu Rabbih al-Wahhāb contains photographs of the Maghreb region of North Africa. The first half features views of Algeria and Tunisia, while the second half is devoted to portraits of a variety of North African peoples. These are mainly studio portraits of prostitutes and dancers from various ethnic groups, although some male types, and dignitaries such as the Agha and Califa of Ouargla, are included. 
 Number:  2001.R.20 
4Creator/Collector:  Portier, C. (Claude-Joseph), 1841-1910
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 Title:  Claude-Joseph Portier Algérie photograph album  
 Dates:  circa 1867 
 Abstract:  An album of 29 photographs of Algiers and environs taken by Claude-Joseph Portier circa 1867. 
 Number:  2017.R.17 
5Creator/Collector:  Unidentified
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 Title:  Carte-de-visite album of Algeria  
 Dates:  1870s-1880s 
 Abstract:  The carte-de-visite album contains 50 cartes-de-visite of Algeria and Algerians by various photographers including Jean Geiser and Alexandre Leroux; a two-part panorama of Algiers by Jean Geiser made from two joined horizontal cabinet cards; and a panoramic view of Oran by A. Decugis showing the port and military hospital, also on a horizontal cabinet card. 
 Number:  2019.R.1