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Pumphrey & Day

Photographs of Wye scenery.

Birmingham : Pumphrey & Day, publishers and photographers, nos. 71 to 80, Emily Street, [not before 1879]
Physical Description:
1 volume (25 photographs) : all illustrations ; 19 x 23 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670.W97 P86 1879+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Cover title. The words "Photographs of" are stamped in gold; the words "Wye scenery" are on a printed label.
Imprint from publisher's advertisement on rear paste-down. The advertisement includes a list of the 33 albums available in Pumphrey & Day's "New albums of selected photographs."
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original purple cloth. With label: "Waugh, stationer, Monmouth."
Twenty-five collotype prints depicting scenes along the River Wye. The prints are inserted into leaves of the album by way of slits at the corners. The album includes a view of the railway bridge at Severn, which was completed in 1879.
Subject Terms:
Chepstow (Wales) -- Pictorial works.
Monmouth (Wales) -- Pictorial works.
Tintern Abbey -- Pictorial works.
Wye, River (Wales and England) -- Pictorial works.
Wye, River, Valley (Wales and England) -- Pictorial works.
IIIF Manifest:

  • Grammar school, Monmouth
  • 972. Monmouth
  • 975. Redbrook nr Monmouth
  • 076. [illegible] Castle, Monmouth
  • 977. The Severn Bridge
  • 970. Ross
  • 818. Tintern Abbey
  • 815. Tintern Abbey
  • 778. The cathedral, Bristol
  • 810. Tintern Abbey
  • 809. Tintern Abbey
  • 807. Tintern Abbey
  • 866. Ventnor looking east
  • 846. Osborne House, I.W.
  • 821. Hospitium, Tintern
  • 814. Tintern Abbey
  • 811. Tintern Abbey
  • 800. Chepstow
  • 799. Castle
  • 868. Ventnor from the pier
  • 796. Chepstow
  • 793. Chepstow
  • 283. Worcester Cathedral
  • 877. Shanklin Chine
  • 974. The Buckstone, Monmouth.

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