An album of 100 carte de viste photographs of the members of the Royal Families of Europe, including Russia, Austria, Prussia, France, Portugal, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Baden, Bavaria, Hanover, Saxony, Wirttemberg, and England. Mounted in an album, oblong 8vo (160 x 240mm), the images annotated throughout on verso and on the album mount, dated throughout 1868. Cloth-backed album with wooden boards, upper board carved with a scene of a hunting dog and gun in a woodland setting, brass clasps, g.e. Wear to spine and inner hinges cracked, spine rebacked, front free endpaper detached.
Provenance: Van Renssalaer Family (front endpaper dated Paris 1868); Alma Sherman (Phillips), dated September 1931.
An interesting album of Royal photographs compiled in Paris in 1868 by a member of the van Renssalaer family. A fascinating snapshot of the extent and size of the Royal families of 19th century Europe.