Collection Alinari MSS - Fratelli Alinari Collection

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Alinari MSS


Fratelli Alinari Collection


  • End of the 19th Century to 1st half of the 20th Century (Creation)

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Extent and medium

2 boxes and 1 package

Context area

Name of creator

(est. 1852)

Biographical history

Professional photographers. Founded in Florence in 1852.

Archival history

1) Property of Fratelli Alinari, Florence. 2) Not known.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

1) Purchased from Fratelli Alinari, Florence, in 1959.
2) Presented by Mrs Alison Hobby on 25/10/2012.

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Scope and content

1) Black and white photographs of objects in various Italian museums, including Bologna, Museo Civico Archeologico, Florence, Museo Archeologico (complete set), and Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale [2 boxes]
2) Two black and white photographs of views of Rome (photographs No. 5964 and No. 6688) [1 package]

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Kept as received.

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Conditions governing access

Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright Fratelli Alinari, Florence.

Language of material

  • Italian

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No problems.

Finding aids

List in TopBib office.

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Existence and location of originals

Originals in Fratelli Alinari, Florence.

Existence and location of copies

Not known.

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Physical storage

  • Shelf: 0615