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Catalogue 19th - 21st Century Photography » Photography Department
19th - 21st Century Photography Catalogue Price EURO 20,00
Auction Date Wed, June 6, 15:00 CET


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Baldus, Edouard-Denis
Place Napoleon III et Carrousel, Paris

Lot 4011

[*] "Place Napoleon III et Carrousel, Paris". Late 1850s. Albumen print. 20 x 26,7 cm. Mounted to card (light foxing), photographer's signature stamp in lower right, annotated in pencil below the image on the mount.

Minimal fading in left edge and corner, otherwise in very good condition.

Estimate
€ 900   (US$ 1.062)


Hammer Price
€ 600 (US$ 708)


Baldus, Edouard-Denis
St. Germaine L'Auxerrois

Lot 4012

[*] "Eglise St. Germaine L'Auxerrois, Paris". Late 1850s. Albumen print. 20,5 x 26 cm. Mounted to card (light foxing), annotated in pencil below the image on the mount.

A few light scuff marks and foxing spots in sky area, otherwise in very good condition.

Lit.: The Photographs of Edouard Baldus. Metropolitan Museum of Art and Canadian Centre of Architecture. New York 1994.

Estimate
€ 900   (US$ 1.062)


Hammer Price
€ 600 (US$ 708)


Baldus, Edouard-Denis
Tour St. Jacques, Paris

Lot 4013

[*] "Tour St. Jacques, Paris". Late 1850s. Albumen print. 27,7 x 17,5 cm. Mounted to card (foxing), annotated in pencil below the image on the mount.

A few foxing spots, otherwise in very good condition.

Estimate
€ 900   (US$ 1.062)


Hammer Price
€ 600 (US$ 708)


Baldus, Edouard-Denis
Notre Dame, Paris

Lot 4014

Notre Dame, Paris. Late 1850s. Albumen print from a wet-collodion glass negative. 21,5 x 28 cm. Mounted to original board (soiled and some traces of use), photographer's signature stamp lower right and annotated in pencil lower left below the image on the mount.

A few light foxing spots, some light painting in roof area, otherwise with a strong brown tone and in very good, near excellent condition.

Estimate
€ 900   (US$ 1.062)


After-Sales Price
€ 600   (US$ 708)


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Bedford, Francis
View of Caernafon Castle, Wales

Lot 4015

View of Caernafon Castle, Wales. Late 1860s. Albumen print. 16 x 21 cm. Mounted to board (traces of use) and matted.

A rare view of Caernafon Castle in Wales, probably taken shortly before the restoration of the towers which began in 1870. The castle is still important in the history of Great Britain. On July 13, 1911 the investiture of Prince Edward (later King Edward VIII) and on July 1, 1969 the investiture of Prince Charles as the Prince of Wales took place in this castle.

Estimate
€ 300   (US$ 354)


After-Sales Price
€ 200   (US$ 236)


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Berlin
Views of Berlin

Lot 4016

Photographer: Photographische Gesellschaft Berlin. Views of Berlin. 1890s. 22 albumen prints. Each circa 18 x 27 cm. Each mounted to original board (time-stained in edges, slightly dusty, some edge wear), with title and photographer's name printed below the image on the mount.

Strong prints in very good condition.

Estimate
€ 500   (US$ 590)


Hammer Price
€ 400 (US$ 472)


Birds
Collection of images of Central European birds

Lot 4017

[*] Photographer unknown. Collection of images of Central European birds. 1880s. 100 albumen albumen cartes-de-viste prints. Mounted to card, 50 inserted in cdv window mats, bound in gilt-edged leather album with gilt tooling and brass clasp, the other 50 cdvs loose.

Unusual collection of cdv images of birds of Central Europe taken in the studio with nature simulated backdrops. – Some surface rubbing, some slightly faded, otherwise many in good condition.

Estimate
€ 1.500   (US$ 1.770)


Hammer Price
€ 2.600 (US$ 3.068)


Braun, Adolphe
Still life with quinces and berries

Lot 4018

[*] Still life with quinces and berries. 1850s. Albumen print with rounded corners. 30,5 x 37,5 cm. Mounted to card (water stain in upper left, slight soiling).

Originally a textile designer, Adolphe Braun turned to photography in 1853 to supply artists with studies of floral motifs. He managed to create a successful photographic enterprise and his floral studies were highly acclaimed by contemporary critics for their accurate and delicate rendition of botanical subjects. – A few light handling marks and light scuff marks, otherwise in very good condition.

Lit.: Maureen C. O'Brien/Mary Bergstein (eds.). Adolphe Braun. Image and Enterprise. London 2000.

Estimate
€ 750   (US$ 885)


Hammer Price
€ 1.400 (US$ 1.652)


British India
Portraits of Maharajas and rulers of India

Lot 4019

Photographer: Bourne & Shepherd (1), Lala Deen Dayal (1), Hurrychund Chintamon (1), Mayall (1) and unknown. Portraits of Maharajas and rulers of India. 1860s - 1870s. 10 cartes-de-visite albumen prints. Two with photographer's logo/stamp on mount recto/verso.

The portraits show the Grand Visier Salarjung, The Gohil Rajput of Rajpipla; Maharaja Bhavani Singh of Datia; Maharaja of Edur; Maharaja Singh of Bundelkhand; Maharaja Holkar of Indore; Raja of Seyllana, Malwa; Maharaja Daleep Sing of Lahore and Sultana Shahjahan Begum of Bhopal. – A few faded, some scuff marks, otherwise in good condition.

Provenance: Günter Heil Collection

Estimate
€ 800   (US$ 944)


Hammer Price
€ 350 (US$ 413)


British India
Portraits of women and Nautch girls

Lot 4020

Photographer unknown. Portraits of nautch girls. 1870s. 8 cartes-de-visite albumen prints. Each mounted to card.

In the 19th century in India women usually did not have their photographic portrait taken unless they were public dancers/musicians (nautch girls, tawai'fs) or women belonging to the wealthy Parsi community in Bombay. – Some faded, some scuff marks, otherwise some in good condition.

Provenance: Günter Heil Collection

Estimate
€ 600   (US$ 708)


After-Sales Price
€ 400   (US$ 472)


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