Fisher, Alexander, fl 1861-1879: Album of photographs compiled on cruises aboard HMS Endymion with the Flying Squadron and in the Mediterranean
- Fisher, Alexander, active 1861-1879; Barker, Alfred Charles (Dr), 1819-1873; Bragge, James, 1833-1908; Mundy, Daniel Louis, 1826-1881; Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903
Album of views compiled by Alexander Fisher, MD RN, during his service as a surgeon aboard HMS Endymion. The album comprises:
Photographs collected during the cruise of the Flying Squadron, under the command of Rear Admiral G T Phipps Hornby, during 1869-1870, which carried HRH the Duke of Edinburgh. Included are views of Plymouth, Portsea, Madeira, Brazil (Bahia and Rio de Janiero), South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Japan, British Columbia, Hawaii and Chile.
Photographs collected during a cruise in the Mediterranean during the 1870s, including views of Malta, Syria, Jerusalem, Venice, Egypt (Alexandria, Cairo, Pyramids, the Sphinx), Gibraltar and Seville
Photographers represented include William Thomas Locke Travers (1819-1903), James Bragge (1833?-1908), Felice A Beato (1825-1908?).
Prince Alfred Ernest Albert, Duke of Edinburgh (1844-1900), was captain of HMS Galatea and commander of the Flying Squadron, which visited New Zealand in 1869 and 1870.
Inscriptions: Album page - `Cruize of the Flying Squadron under the command of Rear Admiral G.M. Phipps Hornby. 1869-1870. Photographs of places, natives, costumes and remarkable objects, collected by Alexander Fisher, MDRN, HMS Endymion'; Album page - `A summer cruize in the Mediterranean in HMS Endymion. 21. Capt. Chas Drake'
Quantity: 1 album(s).
Physical Description: Green cloth bound photograph album with leather corners, 41.2 x 35.5 cm
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Alternative form available: Copy negatives at 1/2-004713 to 004728-F
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- 1 album(s), Photographs, Photograph albums, Green cloth bound photograph album with leather corners, 41.2 x 35.5 cm
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