Hand coloured photographic prints of interior decorative schemes at Pompeii, taken by Giorgio Sommer (1834-1914).
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[between ca. 1865 and 1885].
Cloth binding with double gilt fillet borders and title in gilt on cover and spine. Prints tipped into album sheets with decorative borders bearing printed text: G. Sommer fot.. All prints are signed in ink on l.r..: Thos. Manly Deane.
Giorgio Sommer (1834-1914) established a studio in Naples in 1857 and photographed archaeological digs in Pompeii and Herculaneum several times between 1865 and 1885.
Physical description: 1 album (12 photographic prints, 1 drawing) ; 25.5 x 22 cm.
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Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.