The collection comprises an album bearing the name 'Leopold' and containing black and whitephotographs and printed images of scenes in France, Italy and Switzerland. The images depictcountryside and urban panoramas, individual buildings, monuments, statues, and architecturaldetails. Some of the printed images were presumably purchased from souvenir shops or have beenclipped from published guides of the places concerned. The collection was apparently assembled byPrince Leopold, presumably between the date of Leopold's marriage in 1882 and his death in 1884.
Places featured in these images include: Ile St Honorat, Palais Longchamps, Cannes, Nice, andMenton in France; Monte Carlo in Monaco; San Remo, Pisa, Florence, Fiesole, Bologna, Verona, Venice,Milan and Certosa in Italy; and Lausanne, Vevey, Sion, Fribourg and Berne in Switzerland.