Collection of Photographic Albums from Principal James Donaldson PapersRecord level Collection
The ten albums which form part of the Papers of Sir James Donaldson contain commercial prints of places visited on European Classical tours. They include works by such noted photographers as Fratelli Alinari, who founded a studio in Florence in 1852; German photographer Georgio Sommer (1843-1914), who worked out of Naples from 1857; Scottish photographer, James Anderson (1813-1877); Italian father and son, Giacomo and Carlo Brogi, active 1863-1896; Anotonio Nessi, active in Italy in the 19th century; plus some by the Scottish firm of James Valentine & Co. The subjects covered include architecture, statuary, arts and topography, mainly of France and Italy. There are some family photographs included in the albums.