PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM. Seven Carte-de-Visite Albumen Photographs of 19th Century European Composers presented (and Cosima Wagner) in a Folded Leather Carte-de-Visite Album.Images and Photographers:
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901). Italian composer known for his operas; Photographer, Reutlinger, Paris.
Richard Wagner (1813-83) German composer and conductor; Photographer not indicated.
Joseph Joachim (1831-1907) Hungarian born violinist, composer and conductor; Photographer, Eliot & Fry, London.
Charles Gounod (1818-93) French composer; Photographer, Nadar, Paris.
Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868) Italian composer known for his operas; Photographer, Carjat & Cie. / Legé & Bergeron, Paris. Legé & Bergeron took over Carjat's studio in 1865)
Cosima Wagner (1837-1930) Hungarian born director of Bayreuth Festivals after her husband, Richard Wagner, die; Photographer, Eliot & Fry, London.
Johann Strauss II (1825-99) Austrian composer known for his waltzes; Photographer Gurney & Son, New York.
Felicien David (1810-76) French composer; Photographer, Mulnier, Paris.
The brown textured leather album holds 8 CDV photographs. The closure is a flap with a top pull that tucks into a pocket. The folding album is lined with a deep turquoise silk like cloth in fair condition with tears along two folds. Each CDV window is edged in gold tone. The photograph album is in overall good condition and appropriately shows its age.