Princeton University Library Collection of Fratelli Alinari Photographs
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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. 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.
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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.
Consists of a sliver albumen print (19.8 x 25 cm. ) of the port of Corfu with the citadel in the background; number and printed captions in French at the lower part of the photograph: (Ed[itio]ne Alinari) No. 24681. CORFOU -- Grèce. Vue du Port.Physical Description
Consists of a sliver albumen print (19.8 x 25 cm.) of the Dipylon cemetery in Athens (Greece). Image is numbered (Ed[itio]ne Alinari) No.24515 and bears printed captions at the lower part.Physical Description
Consists of a sliver albumen print (19.8 x 25 cm.) of Queen's Olga street in Athens with a view of the Acropolis in the background. Image is numbered (Ed[itio]ne Alinari) No. 24510 and captioned in print at the lower part.Physical Description
Consists of a sliver albumen print (19.5 x 24.9 cm) of Hadrian's Library in Athens, Greece; number: (Ed[itio]ne Alinari) No. 24535 and printed captions at the lower part of the photograph.Physical Description
Consists of two sets of (22) loose photo cards each of the island of Rhodes (Greece). Photo cards are kept in paper enclosures with printed titles on the cover both in Greek-English and Greek-Italian. All photographs bear a number, printed titles and the photographer's information "F[rate]lli Alinari - Firenze", on the reverse. There are seven photographs out of the twenty-two in the set of "Rhodes-Lindos and villages of the island" that they bear a stamp of two other firms: "Phōto Mangafa," and "Phōto Radion." One of the those photographs bears a handwritten dedication on the reverse dated December 12, 1950. A few of them are captioned in Greek and English on the recto below the image. All images measure approximately 6 x 9 cm.Physical Description
Consists of (1) photo card (6 x 9 cm.) of the island of Rhodes (Greece) by Fratelli Alinari. Image depicts the surroundings of the Kallithea Springs. Printed number "57297", title and photographer's information "F.lli Alinari - Firenze, on the reverse.Physical Description