SHIPPERIES EXHIBITION [ The International Exhibition of Navigation, Commerce and Industry ] LIVERPOOL 1886 and OTHER SUBJECTS
c78 sepia photographs mounted on stiff card mounts. Mostly 290x190mm End paper foxed, paper guards to each photo also has scattered foxing. Lovely album however with Monogram on upper board, E & R C - ownership unclear. Photographs by John Valentine, [JV] George Washington Wilson, [GWW] Francis Frith and competent amateur photographers. First photographs is of John O'Groats followed by 2 of Thurso. 2 unattributed of The International Exhibition of Industry, Science and Art was a World's fair held in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1886, 5 unattributed of Bradford, mostly Lister Park, 3 City of Liverpool, St Georges Hall and LNWR Station, Town Hall, all unattributed, The Mersey [JV] Great Eastern by Brunnel [JV] Shipperies Exhibition [JV] 4 Queens Room, Liverpool Exhibition, [ Hand written captions - Queen Vctoria, opened the Shipperies Exhibition] 2 Birmingham, 6 of Leamington Spa, architecture, gardens, Oak tree at centre of England etc. [JV] 5 of Stratford on Avon [JV] + one with hand written caption of the Theatre at Stratford, 3 of Warwick Castle [ 1 by Francis Bedford] + 1 interior unattributed. 1 of Warwick [JV] one with hand written caption of Eastgate, Warwick. 1 of Guys Cliffe, [JV] 1 Kennilworth Castle [GWW] 2 of Kennilworth Castle [ JV] 7 Coventry including Cathedral [GWW] 12 of Oxford [GWW] including colleges, riverside and High Street, 2 of London, Fleet Street and Albert Hall, [JV] 2 of Sandgate seaside, unattributed with hand written captions, 4 of Folkestone, unattributed with hand written captions, 2 of Folkstone Tidal Boat with Francis Frith embossed stamp on photograph, 2 unattributed photographs of the French Packet leaving Folkstone and the Bathing Establishment at Boulongne. An album which is a very specific tour of the UK at the time.