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Collection Overview

Creator:
Fratelli Alinari
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Fratelli Alinari photographs collection
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/df65vb43f
Dates:
dates not examined
Size:
1 box and 1 linear foot
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
Language:
English French

Abstract

Fratelli Alinari was an Italian firm founded in Florence in 1852 by the three Alinari brothers, Romualdo, Leopoldo, and Giuseppe. Fratelli Alinari became one of the largest and most prolific European photography firms of the 19th and 20th centuries. By 1880 the firm employed over 100 people. Alinari specialized in views of Italy and the reproduction of works of art. [http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/guides_bibliographies/photography_greece/photographers.html] Consists of an open collection of photographs by Fratelli Alinari depicting several sites in Greece.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Consists of an open collection of photographs by Fratelli Alinari depicting several sites in Greece. Included are: the port with the citadela in Corfu, the cemetery of Dipylon, the Queen Olga street with the Acropolis in the background in Athens, and the Library of Hadrian.

Printed captions in French.

Collection Creator Biography:

Fratelli Alinari

Fratelli Alinari was an Italian firm founded in Florence in 1852 by the three Alinari brothers, Romualdo, Leopoldo, and Giuseppe. Fratelli Alinari became one of the largest and most prolific European photography firms of the 19th and 20th centuries. By 1880 the firm employed over 100 people. Alinari specialized in views of Italy and the reproduction of works of art. [http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/guides_bibliographies/photography_greece/photographers.html]

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift: 2010. .

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

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:

Fratelli Alinari photographs collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/df65vb43f
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184