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Joseph Baird Collection of 19th-century Architectural Photographs, circa 1870-1920

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Finding Aid for the Joseph Baird Collection of 19TH-Century Architectural Photographs, Circa 1870-1920
Series IV. Albums 10.0 album(s)
Albums are primarily European view or travel albums, however, one album documents Chew-Doh-Ken (Tudor House) in Kyoto, Japan, and one album contains images of Egypt and the Mediterranean.
49 Views Within and Outside: Chew-Doh-Ken (Tudor House), ca. 1931
31 photoprints, 1 loose sheet of printed floor plans and elevations, 2 pp. Japanese text. Photographer unknown. Dark green embossed and colored leather with image of house on front cover. Japanese embossed tissue interleaving with captions printed in Japanese and English precede each photograph. Documentation of a Tudor-style residence designed by W.M. Vorhes and Co. and built in Kyoto, Japan in 1931 for S. Shimomura, Esq.
50 [Views of the Alps]
120 photoprints on 49 leaves.
Albumen and collodion prints. Green leather binding with gold embossed line border. Black paper pages. Some leaves with Italian captions on white paper pasted below image. Photographers include: Naya; Brogi.
51 [Views of the Alps and Great Britain] ca. 1870s
29 photoprints on 13 leaves. Gelatin silver, photomechanical prints. Brown leatherette binding. Photographers include James Valentine; G.W. Wilson.
52 [Views of Germany and Belgium], ca. 1889
33 photoprints on 14 leaves. Albumen. Red cloth binding with "Photographs" stamped in gold on cover. Photographers include: Photo Gesellschaft, Berlin; H.R.; L.P.
53 [Views of Ireland and England], 1882
81 photoprints on 27 leaves and 12 blank leaves. Albumen and photomechanical prints. Brown leather binding. Embossed on front cover: J.[?] & M.L., 1882. Photographer: W.L. Flyleaf has a dedicatory poem "My Gift from Florence I. Davis" handwritten and decorated in ink and watercolor. Pasted on last leaf "We Shall not Sleep" color lithograph poem with WWI illustrations.
54 [Italy], ca. 1880s-ca. early 1890s
66 photoprints on 33 leaves; 6 blank leaves. Albumen and hand colored prints and photoengravings. Vellum binding with red leather borders; gold embossing; GCF monogram on cover in red and gold ink. Photographers include: Alinari; Brogi; Paolo Lombardi.
55 Roma, ca. 1890
60 photoprints on 30 leaves. White vellum binding with gold embossed and red ink designs. Photographer unknown.
56 [Views of Bologna], undated
17 photoprints and 1 engraving on 18 leaves. Brown leatherette binding. Captions in English hand printed on mounts. Photographer: Arniot. The owner was probably Mrs. Sophie B. Latham who is identified in two of the captions as being the recipient of the image.
57 Norway: Polytechnic S.Y. Ceylon Cruise, undated
29 photoprints on 24 leaves. Photomechanical prints. Green leatherette ledger style binding. English captions in negatives. Photographer: R. Beckett & Son.
58 [Views of the Middle East and the Mediterranean], ca. 1917
48 photoprints on 24 leaves, 5 blank leaves. Albumen prints. Brown leather and leatherette ledger style covers. Photographers include: Zangaki, H. Arnoux, Bonfils.
Dedication on flyleaf: "Edward Ackley from Dr. Evans, Christmas, 1917." Sites depicted include Egypt, Suez Canal, Constantinople, Greece, and Italy.

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