Album des malheurs de Paris

Album des malheurs de Paris

Album

Album des malheurs de Paris

ca. 1877
Bound volume with albumen silver prints
Overall: 9 5/8 × 13 3/8 × 3 1/8 in. (24.5 × 34 × 8 cm)
Gift of Eastman Kodak Company, ex-collection Gabriel Cromer
1981.1429.0001-0093
DescriptionContains ninety-one albumen silver prints depicting destroyed streets and buildings, the dismantling of Place Vendome, and soldiers at barricades throughout Paris at the time of the Commune uprising from 1870 to 1871. Bound in red leather gilt, red decorated cloth gilt, and marbled endpapers.
Inscriptions Stamped in gilt, front cover, C: ALBUM \ DES \ MALHEURS DE PARIS
Inscribed in black ink, white label applied to spine, BC: 05.33
Inscribed in pencil, label applied to front free endpaper, recto, TRC: 7-4
Stamped in black ink, front free endpaper, verso, BL: EASTMAN HISTORICAL \ PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLECTION \ 175 [stamped in black ink] -425 [inscribed in pencil]
Inscribed in black ink, front free endpaper, BL: 05.33
Inscribed in black ink, leaf, recto, C: [Poem by Placide Couly] Douloureux souvenir d'un pays plein de gloire.....Réveillez dans les coeurs l'amour vrai du pays!
Inscribed in black ink, on scalloped-oval label applied to first image page, recto, TL: Collection \ G.Cromer

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