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BULWER COLLECTION (1890-c.1930?) [dab]

Dora (b. 1864-1948) & Agnes Bulwer (d. 1940)

Dora or Agnes Bulwer (?) Biography

Little is known of the Bulwer sisters: Dora was born in Naples in 1864 where their father Archibald Bedford Bulwer worked for a British company, Holme & Co. The date of birth of Agnes, the elder sister, is not known. After the death of their mother, they moved to Rome. For further information, see: Antonella Bucci, La collezione fotografica Bulwer e I manoscritti Lanciani in Miscellanea Bibliothecae Apostolicae Vaticanae, XIV, Città del Vaticano 2007, pp. 95-118.

Photographs

5 albums containing 1,300 original prints, 24 glass negatives, 879 nitrate negatives, 1,300 new negatives.
Views of Italy, France, Greece and personal travel albums.

In 2002 The Getty Foundation funded a project to catalogue and digitize three unique 19th century collections in the BSR Photographic Archive which included the Ashby collection. The photographs were catalogued on to the URBS catalogue

The whole collection is currently ONLY available at www.web.reteurbs.org.