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Carte de visite photograph album of family and Oxford friends of Gerald Addington, 4th Viscount Sidmouth of Devon, England, 1865-1880
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Description
Victorian photograph album containing carte de visite and cabinet card photographs of Gerald Anthony Pellew Bagnall Addington, 4th Viscount Sidmouth, his family, schoolmates, and Oxford college.
Extent
1 album (71 photographic prints on cartes de visite mounts) : albumen ; 31 x 25 cm (album)

Album contains 56 carte de visite photographs (approx. 11 x 7 cm) , consisting of paper photographs mounted on thin cardboard mounts, usually with photographer studio advertisements on verso, each of which is slipped into sleeves on recto and verso of 24 album leaves, in which a gilt-framed window has been cut (56 of these windows are empty). Also included are 4 larger (14 x 10 cm) cabinet card photographs (6 cabinet card windows are blank), and 11 full-page photographs (16 x 20 cm), 10 of which are affixed directly to page, with one laid in.

Bound in red pebble-grain leather; wide blind-embossed border on upper cover, featuring Greek key motif; maltese crosses in four corners; gold-stamped gothic initials "G.A." of album owner, Gerald Addington, in center of upper cover; lower cover has blind fillet border; textured white endpapers; label of photography studio of Hill & Saunders of Oxford & Cambridge on front pastedown; all edges gilt.

Spec. Coll. copy: in modern beige cloth-covered clamshell box; spine label "Sidmouth Family Album."
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Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.