Fisher, Alexander, fl 1861-1879: Album of photographs compiled on cruises aboard HMS Endymion with the Flying Squadron and in the Mediterranean

Fisher, Alexander, fl 1861-1879: Album of photographs compiled on cruises aboard HMS Endymion with the Flying Squadron and in the Mediterranean
Date
1869-1870s
By
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
Ref
PA1-f-021
Description

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

Additional description

Alternative form available: Copy negatives at 1/2-004713 to 004728-F

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Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 album(s), Photographs, Photograph albums, Green cloth bound photograph album with leather corners, 41.2 x 35.5 cm
There are 3 sub-groups.
There are 33 items in total.
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Main street of Kanagawa, Japan, by Felice A Beato (1825-1908?)
Date: Between 1867 and 1869 From: Fisher, Alexander, fl 1861-1879: Album of photographs compiled on cruises aboard HMS Endymion with the Flying Squadron and in the Mediterranean By: Beato, Felice A, 1825-1908? Ref: PA1-f-021-053 Description: View of the main street of Kanagawa, Japan, taken between 1867 and 1869 by Felice A Beato (1825-1908?). Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Phy...
View of Yedo, Japan, by Felice A Beato (1825-1908?)
Date: Between 1867 and 1869 From: Fisher, Alexander, fl 1861-1879: Album of photographs compiled on cruises aboard HMS Endymion with the Flying Squadron and in the Mediterranean By: Beato, Felice A, 1825-1908? Ref: PA1-f-021-054 Description: View of Yedo, Japan, taken between 1867 and 1869 by Felice A Beato (1825-1908?). Yedo was renamed Tokyo in 1868. Source of information: Hutchinson's Encycl...
Country village, Japan
Date: Between 1867 and 1869 From: Fisher, Alexander, fl 1861-1879: Album of photographs compiled on cruises aboard HMS Endymion with the Flying Squadron and in the Mediterranean By: Beato, Felice A, 1825-1908? Ref: PA1-f-021-056-2 Description: View of a country village, Japan, photographed between 1867 and 1869, probably by Felice A Beato (1825-1908?). Inscriptions: Album page - beneath image - Co...
Village Buddha, Japan
Date: Between 1867 and 1869 From: Fisher, Alexander, fl 1861-1879: Album of photographs compiled on cruises aboard HMS Endymion with the Flying Squadron and in the Mediterranean By: Beato, Felice A, 1825-1908? Ref: PA1-f-021-056-4 Description: Statue of Buddha in a Japanese village, photographed between 1867 and 1869, probably by Felice A Beato (1825-1908?). Inscriptions: Album page - beneath imag...
Bronze statue of Buddha at Daibouts, Japan
Date: Between 1867 and 1869 From: Fisher, Alexander, fl 1861-1879: Album of photographs compiled on cruises aboard HMS Endymion with the Flying Squadron and in the Mediterranean By: Beato, Felice A, 1825-1908? Ref: PA1-f-021-057-2 Description: View of the bronze statue of Buddha at Daibouts, near Kamakura, Japan, photographed between 1867 and 1869, probably by Felice A Beato (1825-1908?). Inscript...
Merchant and servant, Japan
Date: Between 1867 and 1869 From: Fisher, Alexander, fl 1861-1879: Album of photographs compiled on cruises aboard HMS Endymion with the Flying Squadron and in the Mediterranean By: Beato, Felice A, 1825-1908? Ref: PA1-f-021-064-07 Description: Japanese merchant and his servant, photographed between 1867 and 1869, probably by Felice A Beato (1825-1908?). Inscriptions: Album page - beneath image - M...
Japanese labourers
Date: Between 1867 and 1869 From: Fisher, Alexander, fl 1861-1879: Album of photographs compiled on cruises aboard HMS Endymion with the Flying Squadron and in the Mediterranean By: Beato, Felice A, 1825-1908? Ref: PA1-f-021-064-09 Description: Japanese labourers, identified as "coolies", photographed between 1867 and 1869, probably by Felice A Beato (1825-1908?). Inscriptions: Album page - beneath...
Two women with parasol, Japan
Date: Between 1867 and 1869 From: Fisher, Alexander, fl 1861-1879: Album of photographs compiled on cruises aboard HMS Endymion with the Flying Squadron and in the Mediterranean By: Beato, Felice A, 1825-1908? Ref: PA1-f-021-064-04 Description: Two women with parasol, Japan, photographed between 1867 and 1869, probably by Felice A Beato (1825-1908?). Inscriptions: Album page - beneath image - Ladie...
Shogun Hitotsubashi Yoshinobu
Date: Between 1866 and 1867 From: Fisher, Alexander, fl 1861-1879: Album of photographs compiled on cruises aboard HMS Endymion with the Flying Squadron and in the Mediterranean By: Beato, Felice A, 1825-1908? Ref: PA1-f-021-064-02 Description: The Shogun Hitotsubashi Yoshinobu (ruled 1866-1867), photographed between 1866 and 1867, probably by Felice A Beato (1825-1908?). Inscriptions: Album page -...
Japanese man in straw rain coat
Date: Between 1867 and 1869 From: Fisher, Alexander, fl 1861-1879: Album of photographs compiled on cruises aboard HMS Endymion with the Flying Squadron and in the Mediterranean By: Beato, Felice A, 1825-1908? Ref: PA1-f-021-064-03 Description: Japanese man, described as a yaconin, wearing a straw rain coat, photographed between 1867 and 1869, probably by Felice A Beato (1825-1908?). Inscriptions: ...