10 May 2002
GIORGIO SOMMER, ALINARI BROS. AND OTHERS
Album of approximately 104 albumen prints. Late 1860s-80s. Each approximately 7 x 9½in.(17.8 x 24.2cm.) or the reverse. The majority titled and numbered in the negative. Impressed initial M in gilt on front cover, gilt title on spine, brown leather, g.e.
Album size: 12 1/8 x 16¼in. (30.7 x 41.2cm.)
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See: Braus, Giorgio Sommer in Italy: Photographs 1857-1888, p. 53.
The majority of the views are of Florence with others in Pisa, Ravenna and Bologna.
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