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MS Thr 445

Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson), collector. Frederick R. Koch collection of photographs of British and European royalty, 1872-1885: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 445
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson), collector.
Title: Frederick R. Koch collection of photographs of British and European royalty,
Date(s): 1872-1885.
Quantity: 1 collection (7 volumes (2 linear feet)
Abstract: Photographs of the British and European royalty, as well as of literary and political figures.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2003MT-146. Gift of Frederick R. Koch , 825 Fifth Avenue New York, New York 10021; received: 1981 November 21.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Frederick R. Koch Collection of Photographs of British and European Royalty, 1872-1885 (MS Thr 445). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Scope and Contents

Photograph albums chiefly contain cabinet photographs and cartes-de-visite depicting the British royal family, including Queen Victoria, and politicians such as the Duke of Wellington. There are also photographs of European politicians and royalty, such as Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte III, Empress Eugenie, Franz Joseph I and Empress Elizabeth of Austria, as well as of authors Charles Dickens, John Ruskin, and William Makepeace Thackeray.

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