Portraits of European royalty and politicians. 1860s-1870s. 26 cartes-de-visite albumen (1 salt print) portraits. Most studio mounts with photographer's name below the image on mount recto and/or on mount verso, inserted in album page windows, bound in embossed ornamental leather album with brass clasp.
An attractive collection of portraits showing European royalty and political figures (English, French, German, Austrian) including popular portraits of Wilhelm I and Empress Augusta, Friedrich III and Crown Princess Victoria, Crown Prince Wilhelm and Augusta Victoria, Emperor and Empress of Russia (Alexander), Franz Joseph of Austria, Empress Eugenie de Montijo, Humbert of Italy, Queen Victoria, Crown Prince Friedrich and Victoria, Leopold of Belgium, Queen of Sweden, Ludwig II of Bavaria, King of Naples, Ferdinand Lasalle, Otto von Bismarck, Leo von Caprivi, Léon Gambetta, Patrice de Mac Mahon (some reproductions of painted portraits). – Some portraits faded and/or with slight foxing, otherwise in good to very condition.