File P 1/77 - Octavius Morgan's photograph album

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P 1/77


Octavius Morgan's photograph album


  • [c.1880] (Creation)

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0.5 cm.

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A photograph album containing photographs of The Friars, interior views of its rooms, and of items from Octavius Morgan's collections, including clocks (16-17 cent.), official gilt keys of the chamberlains of the emperors of Germany (Charles VI, Francis I, Joseph II, Leopold II and Francis II), Russia (Paul and Alexander I) and Austria (Ferdinand I) and of the kings and other royals of Britain, Denmark, Prussia, Spain (Charles III-IIII), Portugal, Poland, Sweden, the electors of Cologne, Mayence, Treves, Saxony, Baden and the Palatinate, the prince-bishops of Bamberg and Wurtzburg, the electors and kings of Bavaria, the dukes and kings of Wurtemberg, and Ferdinand III of Austria and grand duke of Tuscany (all prob. 18-19 cent.), and other unknown official keys, a collection of papal and other large rings of the 15 cent., including rings of popes John XXII, Martin V, Eugenius IV, Nicholas V, Callixtus III, Pius II, Paul II and Innocent VIII, and cardinals Gabriel Condolmerio, Franciscus Della Rovere, Battista Zeno and Ascanius Sforza Visconti. The volume also contains loose photographs of Tredegar House and a funeral monument to Maria Margarita Morgan (d. 1808, aged 39).

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Endorsed 'The Friars and its collections, Octavius Morgan, esq'r M.P. F.R.S. V.P.S.A.'


Preferred citation: P 1/77

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  • Text: P 1/77 (Bocs 361).