Frederick R. Koch collection of photographs of British and European royalty, 1872-1885.


Frederick R. Koch collection of photographs of British and European royalty, 1872-1885.

Photograph albums chiefly contain cabinet photographs and cartes-de-visite depicting the British royal family, including Queen Victoria, and politicans 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.

7 v. (2 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 8228042

Houghton Library

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