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Berggren, G. (Guillaume), 1835-1920
G. Berggren Photographs Collection
Manuscripts Division
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circa 1880
1 box and 1.25 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1


Consists of photographs of Turkish sites taken by the Swedish photographer G. Berggren.

Collection Description & Creator Information


The open collection currently consists of 16 photographs of sites in Istanbul (Constantinople), Turkey, and 1 site in Bursa, taken by Berggren.

Collection Creator Biography:

Berggren, G. (Guillaume), 1835-1920

Originally apprenticed as a carpenter, G. Berggren was a Swedish photographer based in Istanbul, Turkey, for much of his career. Berggren later was appointed photographer to the Royal Swedish Court.

Collection History


Purchased from Krul Antiquarian Books, Bernard J. Shapero, and Foto-Antiquariat Fahl in 2005-2008, in part, with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund, and by the Department of Near Eastern Studies (AM2005-61, 2007-108, 2008-81).


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

G. Berggren Photographs Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
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