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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Thr 445

Frederick R. Koch collection of photographs of British and European royalty


Photographs of the British and European royalty, as well as of literary and political figures.


  • 1863-1885.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


2.2 linear feet (8 volumes)
Photograph albums chiefly contain cabinet photographs and cartes-de-visite depicting the British royal family, including Queen Victoria, and politicians such as the Duke of Wellington. There are also photographs of European politicians and royalty, such as Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte III, Empress Eugenie, Franz Joseph I and Empress Elizabeth of Austria, as well as of authors Charles Dickens, John Ruskin, and William Makepeace Thackeray.

Physical Location

b, pfd (P1.C1.02.11 [Folder 1])

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2003MT-146. Gift of Frederick R. Koch , 825 Fifth Avenue New York, New York 10021; received: 1981 November 21.

No accession number. Gif of Frederick R. Koch, 1990 January 03.
Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson), collector. Frederick R. Koch collection of photographs of British and European royalty, 1872-1885: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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