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Booklet - Portfolio of Photographs of Famous Cities.

From the Collection of Warrnambool and District Historical Society Inc. 2 Gilles Street (south of Merri St) Warrnambool Victoria

Description
Soft card, light brown cover, with black text. Inside black rectangular border is the title “John L. Stoddard’s Portfolio of Photographs of Famous Cities scenes and Paintings.”
In smaller text “Published weekly by the Werner Company of Chicago.”Art Series 10 on top left corner.. Inside are 16 pages of Black and white photos of scenes from around the world, with explanatory text underneath each photo. Back cover has list of contents of Series 11.
Size
34cm x 28cm.
Object Registration
000215
Keywords
warrnambool, philp, booksellers.
Historical information
: In a time when travel to distant parts of the world were difficult. Magazines such as these, offered people the opportunity to see the sights of the World.
When Made
1893
Made By
Printed in USA (Maker)
Significance
The link to Warrnambool, with this publication is the R.A. Philp stamp on the front cover. R. A. Philp was a bookseller who operated his business in Timor St opposite the Post Office.
Inscriptions & Markings
Purple stamp, R.A. Philp, bookseller Warrnambool, in centre top. Gordon and Gotch, London, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Capetown.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM