sub-fonds 655 - Photograph album of Richard Appleton

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Photograph album of Richard Appleton

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  • 1886-1921 (Creation)

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1 volume, containing 39 cardboard leaves, some with photographs or papers pasted to them. Half-bound in two kinds of leather. The photographs and papers formerly inserted loose in this volume are now in a separate folder.

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(1849-1909)

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This album was given to the College by Mrs Fiona Evans in 2022.

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Mrs Fiona Evans

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On. f. 1r is written, ‘R. Appleton. Trin. Coll. Camb. May 1887.’ A later hand has written above this inscription, ‘Trinity College | Cambridge’, and below it, ‘My Grandfather May found [sic] in the roof of a house he bought in about 1930. No family value apart from above.’ ‘CAMBRIDGE’ is stamped on the front of the book in gilt gothic letters.

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