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


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Lot 4008 Asia, Southeast
Souvenir album of a German official in Asia
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Souvenir album of a German official travelling through Southeast Asia. 1890s. 121 vintage albumen prints and some collotypes. Most circa 20 x 27 cm and smaller. Mounted to album boards (time-stained, buckled, brittle, some loose) most with caption in German in ink below image on the mount, bound in leather album (edges rubbed, cover loose and spine missing) with gilt-stamped title Hongkong.

This album documents a trip through India, Colombo, Siam, Hongkong, Macao, Tsingtau and Japan. Includes many group pictures of the album compiler and other Europeans, some landscapes, harbor cities, temples and some portraits of Asian people. – Some prints with light surface rubbing/buckling, otherwise most in very good condition with strong contrasts. With: Souvenir album of a German official in Asia. 1900. 10 collotypes (Manila), 20 collodion paper and gelatin silver prints and 5 hand-painted albumen prints (Japan). Most circa 20 x 27 cm and smaller. Mounted to album boards, annotated in ink below image on the mount, bound in maroon leather album (edges rubbed, scuff marks) with gilt-stamped initials A.F. - Some prints with surface rubbing/buckling from mounting, some with discoloration spots, otherwise most in good condition.

Estimate
€ 750   (US$ 877)


Hammer Price
€ 4.200
(US$ 4.914)
(GBP 3.738)
(CHF 4.872)


Lot 4008 Asia, Southeast
Souvenir album of a German official in Asia
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