Hart, Vincent (1881-1939), Engineer-in-Chief of the Construction. Extensive Archive of ca. 150 Original Gelatin Photographs (88 Mounted in the Album, ca. 60 Loose Ones, and Two Loose Real Photo Postcards), Documenting the Construction of the Mettur Dam on the Kaveri River in the Madras Presidency of British India; With: a Rare Indian Government Imprint, Two Typewritten Letters Signed and over a Dozen Related Newspaper Clippings. Ca. 1930-1934.
[Abercrombie, James Smither] (1891-1975), and others. Album with ca. 320 Original Gelatin Photographs, Documenting Oil Exploration and Drilling by the “James S. Abercrombie Company” in Columbia in 1925-1927, and Texas and Louisiana in 1929. Ca. 1925-1927, 1929.
Hammerschmidt, Wilhelm (ca. 1830 - d. 1869), Maison Bonfils (1867-1909), and others. Album with Twenty-One Original Albumen Photos of the Ancient Temples of Egypt (Djoser Pyramid in Saqqara, Temples in Dendera, Karnak, Luxor, Abu Simbel, Philae Island), Nile’s First Cataract, Tombs of the Califs and Sultan Hassan Mosque in Cairo, the Bacchus Temple in Baalbec, Wailing Wall in Jerusalem, the Valley of Josaphat, and others, Titled: Documents Archéologiques sur la Egypte. Nubie. Syrie. P. Verdier de Latour, 1875. Ca. 1870s.
Collection of 78 Large Loose Original Gelatin Photographs, Documenting the Construction of the Moffat Tunnel under the James Peak of the Continental Divide, on the Route of the Denver and Salt Lake Railway. Ca. 1924-1926.
Album with 106 Original Gelatin Silver Photographs, Documenting an Early Travel up the Congo and Ubangi Rivers to Fort Crampel in French Congo (now Kaga-Bandoro, Central African Republic) and Showing Boma, Matadi, Bangui, Ibenga Village, Ubangi, Nana and Chari Rivers, Fort Crampel, French Fortifications, a Hotchkiss Gun, Bush Camps during the Suppression of Local Tribes, Village Scenes, Portraits of Bondjo (Ekonda), M’Bres, M’Gaos and Ouham People, Members of Native Militia, a Doctor Pulling a Teeth, a Local Chief, &c. Ca. 1900s-1910s.
Historically Interesting Album with 40 Original Gelatin Silver and Platinum Photos of French Guinea, Showing Conakry, Samou River Rapids and Waterfalls, the “Baptism” of a Morane Plane of Conakry “Aero-club,” Children’s Costume Party in Conakry in March 1935, Susu Women and Girls, Kolente River Bridge Under Construction, etc. Ca. 1935.
[McDowell/MacDowall, D.?] Album with 153 Original Gelatin Silver Photographs of a Trip to Eastern Kenya, Showing Mombasa, Nairobi, Uganda Railway, Elmenteita and Navaisha Stations, Nyuki and Tigrish Rivers, Lakes Baringo and Nakuru, Njemps (Ilchamus), Masaai, Kikuyu, Wandorobo (Dorobo) People and Their Villages, Camps and Armed Forces of British Punitive Expeditions, Mt. Longonot, River Voi, Taveta Village, Zanzibar, &c. Ca. 1900-1901.
Nelson, Charles “Red” (1900-1982); Bragaw, Robert (1889-1969, fl. ca. 1920s-1930s); Steward, H.W.; Rossman, Earl; Johnson, George L. & others. Album with over 210 Original Gelatin Photographs of Alaska, Showing Central Alaska (Mt. Denali, Mt. Susitna, Knik Arm, Tanana and Susitna Rivers, Cache Creek, Curry – Now a Ghost Town, Mining and Survey Camps), Anchorage Environs, Kenai Peninsula (Lake Kenai, Resurrection River, Bald Mountain, Tustumena glacier, Nuka Bay glacier), Prince William Sound, the Inside Passage, Latouche Village, Portraits of Yupic People, Scenes of Dog Mushing, Hunting, Fishing, and Gold Panning, Alaskan Wildlife, Russel Merril’s Plane, &c. Ca. 1920s.
Ennis, R.C.? Album of 180 Original Gelatin Silver Photographs of Dutch Harbor (Unalaska), Sand Point (Popof Island) and Unga Village on Unga Island (a Ghost Town Since 1969), Taken and Collected by an American Resident During WW2. Ca. 1940-1944.
Tembreull, Christine Erma (1895-1961), attributed to. Album with 114 Original Gelatin Silver Photos Taken During a Cruise to Alaska in 1938 and Showing Metlakatla, Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg, Sitka, Skagway, Letnikof Cove, Haines Barracks, Famous Skagway Tour Guide Martin Itjen, Indigenous People, Filipino Steerage Passengers, American Military men from Haines Barracks, Cruiseship Passengers and Captain, & c. 1938.
Album with 39 Early Original Gelatin Photographs of Fairbanks, Showing St. Matthew’s Church and Hospital, the Launch of the “Koyukuk” River Steamer, City Streets, Interior of a Building Decorated for the “Floral Ball,” Firefighters and their Horse-Driven Cart, “Fireman Cook” with Pet Bears, Pioneer J. [Schuster?], “Sale Cup” of the Fairbanks Gun Club, &c. Ca. 1900s – 1920
Album with 81 Rare Original Gelatin Silver Photos Taken During an Early 1920s Trip to St. Michael & Seward (Alaska), Showing a Local Teacher & Nurse, Native Students in a Nursing Class, Eskimos in Reindeer Parkas & Mukluks, "Boys up Pole Fixing Aerial," and Kids “Catching Tom Cod;” also, with the Photos of Fort St. Michael, Quarters of the Northern Commercial Company, the US Customs Building, a Radio Station, Post Office, Native Villages, the 1922 September Fire, Graves, etc. 1920-1925.
Neurdein Frères (active ca. 1870s-1890s); Jouve, Noël (ca. 1880s-1910s) & Others. Album with 49 Original Albumen Studio Photos of Algeria, Showing Algiers, Oran, Tlemcen, Mers El Kebir, Mansoura, Constantine, Algerian People, French Colonial Residents and Catholic Missionaries, etc. Ca. 1880s-1890s.
Collection of Two Albums with 128 Original Gelatin Silver Photos Taken by a French Participant of the South-Oranese Campaign in Southwestern Algeria, Showing Towns and Military Posts (Taghit, Béni Abbès, Mazzer, Igli, Kerzaz, Tamtert, Béni Ounif, Duveyrier, Ain Sefra, Saida), Native Ksars, Military Convoys, Wounded French Military Men, Funeral and Exhumation of French Officers, Captured Berbers, Hermitage of a Catholic Hermit Charles de Foucauld, Scenes of Vaccination by Dr. Perrin, Portraits of the Local People, etc.
Album with Fifty-Eight Early Original Albumen Photographs of French Algeria, Showing Algiers, Constantine, Bone, El Kantara, Katara Gorge, Roman Ruins in Timgad, Portraits of Native Algerians, Views of Smaller French Settlements and Country Houses, Algerian Villages etc. Ca. 1878.
Standke, Fritz. Album with 174 Original Gelatin Silver Photographs of a Steamer and Land Journey from Buenos Aires to the Iguazu Falls and Asuncion (Paraguay) in August-September 1918, Compiled by an Upper-Class German Resident of Argentina and Showing Argentinian and Uruguayan Ports on the Uruguay and Parana Rivers, San Ignacio Jesuit Mission, Puerto Iguazu and its First Hotel, Iguazu Falls from Argentinian and Brazilian Sides, Travellers and their Companions, Asuncion and San Bernardino, &c. 1918.
Williams, Montgomery (ca. 1885-1916). Two Albums with 199 Original Gelatin Silver Photographs Showing Ascension Island, Including the Laying of Cable for the Western Telegraph Company in 1910, Military Presence, Local Life, Buildings and Landscapes. 1910-13.
Griffith, David K. (fl. ca. 1880s-1890s), & Others. Album with 42 Original Large Albumen Photographs of Hong Kong and Macao, with Excellent Views of Victoria Peak Summit and Tramway, Mount Austin Hotel, the Peak Hotel, Mount Kellett, “No. 6 Police Station,” Interior of the Tramway’s Engine House, Douglas Castle, Statue to Queen Victoria, Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Catholic Missionaries in Hong Kong, Warehouses of the Italian Consul Domenico Musso, Gap Rock lighthouse, A-Ma Temple in Macao, Ruins of the Church of St. Paul, a Macao Rickshaw Drivers and Gamblers, &c. Ca. late 1880s – 1890s.
Album with 195 Original Gelatin Photographs of Nepal, Showing the British Legation, Hindu and Buddhist Sites and Temples in Kathmandu and Environs (Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath Buddhist Complex, Boudhanath Temple, Taleju Temple, Rani Pokhari Pond, Durbar Hall, Changu Narayan Temple), Public Celebrations of Indra Jatra and Dashain Hindu Festivals in Kathmandu (Street Processions, Parade of Troops, Buffalo Sacrifice, Blessing of the Colours), Portraits of Several Nepalese High Ranking Military Officers, Kakani Village and Views of the Himalayas Taken there, Portraits of Nepalese People, R.S. Underhill, a British engineer who Constructed Nepal’s First Cargo Ropeway, &c. Ca. 1922.
Album with 36 Original Gelatin Silver Photographs, Taken and Collected by an Associate of the “Assam Oil Company” and Showing the Company Settlement with Bungalows, Oil Reservoirs and Railway Tracks, Construction of Oil Derricks, Arriving Train (apparently, of the Assam Railway & Trading Co.), Company’s Associates, Native People of Assam, Working Elephants, &c. Ca. 1900s.
Album with Eighty-Nine Gelatin Silver Photographs Showing the Reconstruction of the Vitoria-Minas Railroad in Brazil with the Views of St. Antonio, Correntes, Suassui & Onca Bridges, “Tunnel – Km 57,” Pedro Palacios Station, Armco Culprits, Construction Camp & Yard, etc.; also with the Images of Administration Personnel, Including H. W. Morrison, the Co-Founder of the Morrison-Knudsen Co, and J. P. Pinheiro, President of Vale do Rio Doce Co. Ca. 1950.
Historically Interesting Well-Annotated Photo Album with 178 Gelatin Silver Photographs of a Road Trip from California to Arizona, Showing Missions (the Ruins of La Purisima Concepcion, as well as the Pala, San Xavier Del Bac, San Diego de Alcalá, Santa Inez Missions, etc.), Dams (the Newly Constructed Coolidge Dam and the Laguna & Hetch Hetchy Dams), Deserted Mining Town of Tombstone, Governor Castro's House, a Sausalito Ferry, the World’s Largest “General Sherman” Tree, a “50-Ton Frog,” etc.; also with the Views of Sequoia National Park, Apache Indian Reservation, Yosemite National Park, Chiricahua National Monument, Grand Canyon National Park, etc. Ca. 1930s.