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Photo Album: University of Cambridge in the 1870s

A photo album containing 58 albumen prints of Cambridge University taken for William Winfield, circa 1870, was recently acquired by Kimberly Blaker, owner and president of New Boston Fine and Rare Books, at auction. If you can identify any of the colleges, buildings, and landscapes in these photographs that have not been identified, please feel free to contact them ( 

The photos can be viewed here, or the entire album can be bought from them here.

Photo: Cambridge University, Bridge of Sighs, St. John

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