Italian photographs album Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS 0578

Dates

  • approximately 1885-1899 (Creation)

Extents

  • .32 Cubic Feet (Whole)
    1 flat box (15.5 x 3 x 12 inches)

Names

Subjects

Notes

  • Bibliography

    Historical information adapted from https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giovanni_Crupi, accessed 2016 August 30.

  • Abstract

    This album consists of 91 albumen photographs of Italian cities (including Florence, Rome, and Siena), Italian monuments, and works of art (usually religious) throughout Italy, likely taken in the 1880s.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

    Collection is open for use.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    This collection was purchased.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Giovanni Crupi (1859-1925) was an Italian photographer working mostly in Taormina (Sicily), and later in Cairo, Egypt.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Name of folder or item], [Date], [Box number], [Folder number], [Collection title], [Collection number], Special Collections, The Johns Hopkins University.

  • Processing Information

    This collection was processed by Valerie Addonizio in 2016. The approximate date of the album was informed by the work history of Giovanni Crupi (1859-1925), who began photographing in 1885 and moved to Cairo in 1899.

  • Scope and Contents

    This album consists of 91 albumen photographs of Italian cities (including Florence, Rome, and Siena), Italian monuments, and works of art (usually religious) throughout Italy, likely taken in the 1880s. Some photographs are by Giovanni Crupi (1859-1925). The album consists of 83 images pasted on pages, along with 8 loose prints, and was possibly compiled by a tourist as a souvenir. There are some hand-written captions.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Instances

  • Type
    Mixed Materials
    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
    1
    Container 1 Barcode
    31151030132876

Collection Details