Photograph albums of art and architecture, circa 1880-1920
Scope and Contents
Includes three photograph albums containing photographs of art and architecture from various cities in Europe. There are also photographs of people in everyday life situations in Europe.
- circa 1880-1920
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Conditions Governing Use note
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Copyright resides with the Weir family. Permission to publish material from the Weir family photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
The Weir family included Robert Walter Weir (1803-1889), professor of drawing; his first wife Louisa Ferguson (d. 1845); his second wife Susan Martha Bayard; and their children, especially John Ferguson Weir (1841-1926), director of Fine Arts, Yale; and Julian Alden Weir (1852-1919), artist.
Language of Materials
The photographs were taken by G.W.W (assumed to be George Washington Wilson) and J. V. Some of these photographs can be found in MSSP 250.