• Collection Data
    Abstract
    Consists of 143 photographs, mostly albumen prints, purchased during the Howry's travels. Nearly all of the prints bear the stamps and identification numbers of various European photographic firms, including Edizioni Brogi, Fratelli Alinari, Fratelli D'Alessandri, Maison Bonfils, and Sebah & Joaillier. (Summary)
    Publication Date
    1900-1928
    Genre
    picture (marcgt)
    Resource Identifier
    028945973 (ALEPH)
    233035774 (OCLC)
    H52
    U29-00022-H52
    SALLYBIRDHOWRY (USFLDC AGGCODE)
    028945973
    Language
    Multiple languages
    Creator
    Fratelli D'Alessandri (Firm)
    Sebah & Joaillier
    Fratelli Alinari
    Maison Bonfils (Beirut, Lebanon)
    Note
    Lee Bird Leavengood, Sally Bird Howry's great-great-niece. (Acquisition)
    Sally Bird Howry, a Florida native, was born around 1861. She married Judge Charles B. Howry, a Civil War veteran, a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, an assistant attorney general, and a judge of the United State Court of Claims. The couple lived in Washington, DC, but traveled extensively in Europe and the Middle East. (Biographical)
    Physical Description
    2 boxes (3 linear ft.) : ;
    Type
    Photograph
    Subjects / Keywords
    Photography -- Printing processes -- Albumen -- Specimens (lcsh)
    Photographs -- Eurasia (lcsh)
    Photographs -- Middle East (lcsh)
    Target Audience
    Sally Bird Howry Collection of Albumen Photographs, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida. ()
    Title
    Sally Bird Howry collection of albumen photographs
    Alternate Title
    Howry collection of albumen photographs (Portion of title)
    Format
    Photograph
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Sally Bird Howry Collection of Albumen Photographs

Sally Bird Howry was born in Monticello, Florida circa 1861. She married Judge Charles B. Howry (1844-1928), an Oxford, Mississippi native who had served in the Confederate army during the Civil War, and who later became a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, an Assistant Attorney General, and a Judge on the United States Court of Claims. The couple lived in Washington, D.C. for many years, and traveled extensively.

This collection consists of 143 photographs, most of which are albumen prints purchased between 1900 and 1928 on Howry’s excursions to such locations as Greece, Italy, Turkey, Israel, Belgium, France, Germany, and Switzerland. Photographs depict cultural scenes, landscape views, architectural wonders, and works of art. Most prints bear studio stamps and identification numbers of Victorian photographic firms. Identified firms include: Edizioni Brogi, Fratelli Alinari, Maison Bonfils, Sebah and Joaillier, A. Noack, Schroeder Cie, and Giorgio Sommer.

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