Item Details

Call Number: Dougan Add. 141
Title: Glasgow Photographic Association album
Associated Websites: GPA Album: Library flickr set
Innovative Images: Library Blog Post, May 2017
Date of Creation: Between 1860 and 1870
Place of Creation: Scotland
Level of Description: Item
Part of Dougan Add. 141
Extent and Medium: 1 box (1 album containing 12 carte de visite photographs; 29 carte de visite and 2 cabinet photographs stored loose.)
Content: Carte de visite photograph album containing images of members of the Glasgow Photographic Association (particularly committee members) their activities and interests. A significant record of the development and practice of photography in Glasgow during the mid to late 19th century.
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Album dimensions: 23cm x 4.5 x 16. The album has twenty-five pages with two window openings on each side for cartes de visite. Some window openings are labelled but the photograph is missing. Two of the pages have had the two openings for the cartes de visite joined and enlarged to hold cabinet prints. There are two additional blank pages at the front and back.
Access: Original album unfit for production pending conservation (as at 2017). Digital images available online.
Language: English
Material Type: Photograph
Accession Number: 5045
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Related Material: Glasgow Photographic Association Papers are held in the Mitchell Library, Glasgow (ref: MS 250).
Cataloguing Note: Commentary and descriptions for Dougan Add. 141 supplied by Roddy Simpson, January 2017, edited by Sarah Hepworth.
Repository Code: GB 0247

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subject: Glasgow Photographic Association 1862-1900
Successor to the Glasgow Photographic Society (founded 1854). Membership included both commercial and amateur photographers. Members included John Kibble (President, …
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