19th Century Grand Tour Photograph Album of Italy


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19th Century Grand Tour Photograph Album of Italy

A Grand Tour photograph album circa 1880, the vellum bound book with gilt tooled cover titled 'Italia', comprising 80 large format photographs, double sided on 40 thick card pages, comprising images of the sites of Rome, Pisa, Florence, Venice, Naples and the Amalfi coast. The inside cover bearing the trade plate for George A Cole, English Bookseller & Stationer, Florence, and with a bookplate for Cheltenham College Library.


  • H: 37cm (14.57in)
  • W: 30cm (11.81in)


Circa 1880

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With a lifelong passion for the subject, Lisa has worked in the word of art and antiques for over 25 years.  Sixteen of these were spent as a Director of an Auctioneers in London before moving to South West France with her husband Marc Allum to restore a rambling 17th Century Chateau, which they used as base to host art and antique holidays. 
After returning to the UK in 2012, Hand of Glory was born, offering an eclectic mix of antiques, objects and.... in the words of John Tradescant; 'anything strang (sic)'
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