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The Charles William Romeyn Collection of Art and Architectural Photographs

 Collection
Call Number: VRC 317

Scope and Contents

Eleven leather-bound volumes of mounted, unlabelled architectural photographs documenting a late 19th-century European and Middle East tour of Charles William Romeyn, American architect. Each volume inscribed: “The Charles William Romeyn Collection of Art and Architecture Photographs Presented to the Yale Club Library by His Son Radcliffe Romeyn ‘12S.” Many photographs purchased from professional photographic studies, some with identifying information on the photograph. Of significant interest for pre-World War I views of a selection of major European cities and historic buildings.

Dates

  • ca. 1890-1900

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been transferred to Yale University. Further use of this material may be subject to the copyright laws of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms or conditions.

Arrangement

Photographs mounted in bounded volumes organized geographically by country. One volume per box. All bindings in poor condition with significant loss to spines; photographs in generally good condition.

Extent

14.7 Linear Feet (11 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/vrc.0317

Overview

Eleven leather-bound volumes of mounted, unlabelled architectural photographs documenting a late 19th-century European and Middle East tour of Charles William Romeyn, American architect. Each volume inscribed: “The Charles William Romeyn Collection of Art and Architecture Photographs Presented to the Yale Club Library by His Son Radcliffe Romeyn ‘12S.” Many photographs purchased from professional photographic studies, some with identifying information on the photograph. Of significant interest for pre-World War I views of a selection of major European cities and historic buildings.
Title
The Charles William Romeyn Collection of Art and Architectural Photographs
Author
Compiled by Robert Carlucci
Date
2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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