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Guide to the Maurice Brill Albums
1895-1926, 1960s?
 PR 428

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Brill, Maurice, 1869-1951
Title: Maurice Brill albums
Dates [inclusive]: 1895-1926, 1960s?
Abstract: The collection includes three albums related to New York businessman Maurice Brill (1869-1951): a scrapbook of photographs, pictorial works, and ephemera from a "Grand Tour" of Europe and North Africa (1895), an album of photographs by Schuyler Carteret Lee of Brill's residence at 163 East 63rd Street in Manhattan (circa 1919), and an album of snapshots of Brill's Meadow Edge Farm in Mount Kisco, NY, taken in 1926, with some snapshots added perhaps in the 1960s.
Quantity: 3 Linear feet in 2 flat boxes (3 albums)
Language: The documents in the collection are primarily photographic, but various languages appear especially in the "Grand Tour" album.
Call Phrase: PR 428