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About the 19th Century Architectural Photography Collection

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The 19th Century Architectural Photography Collection is over 1,000 images from Russell Sturgis' photographic collection which are primarily related to architecture and also document period travel, archaeological, and portraiture conventions.

The entire Sturgis photographic collection was inventoried by David Hanlon in 1994-1996 and according to his documentation (now housed in the reference collection at the Kranzberg Art and Architecture Library) there are 15,286 prints at the West Campus Library and 19 travel albums containing 1037 prints at the Kranzberg Library for a total of 16,323 prints.Just over half of the prints have been identified or attributed to a group of 180 specific photographers and photographic editors. This list includes many celebrated photographers such as Édouard-Denis Baldus, Charles Clifford, Robert Macpherson, Bisson Frères, Leopoldo Alinari, E. Compiègne, L. Bourgogne, Jean Pierre Philippe Lampuè, William Henry Goodyear, Ludovico Tuminello, Carlo Ponti, Domenico Bresolin, and Charles H. Winter.