Acquisition: The New Public Library purchased from the Jacob H. Schiff Fund.
Content: ["With the exeption of the plates on p. 27 and p. 36-37, which are drawn from photographs by Sadiq Bey (the second one being a drawing with modifications) all the plates in the Album are from photographs taken either by myself or by an Arab whom I have instructed in picture-taking, or they represent paintings executed after my collection of objects from Makkah" / From : "Makkah a hundred years ago or C. Snouck Hurgronje's remarkable Albums" ed. , with a new Introduction, by Angelo Pesce. London, 1986, p.16; call # JFG 89-41 / [ [Compare with the original text of Snouck.]
Content: Box 1 has plates 1-20, Title page, introduction and table of contents; box 2 has plates 21-40.