Lot 5715 - ibid105 Ibid Photography - Wednesday, 03. July 2019, 10.00 AM

FRANZ SCHMELHAUS

(active 1910-1947)
"1923 Masch. Ing. Abteilung Eidg. Techn. Hochschule Zürich". Album with 90 original photographs.
Silver bromide gelatin prints mounted on firm paper. Vintages. Each approx. 9.5 x 6.5 to 15 x 21 cm. Album 24 x 33.5 cm. [16] Mount sheets. [1] Sheet printed legend. Original cardboard binding with with cord tie and gold stamped cover title, the back cover with gold stamped photographer's stamp "Fr. Schmelhaus. Zürich-Pfauen".

Provenance:
- Former property of Hans Suter (Aargau), with handwritten owner's note.
- Swiss private collection.

With portraits of ETH employees and the premises of the machine engineering department, as well as exterior views of the main building. Numerous portraits signed by the depicted person.

Inside: the prints mostly with oxidation mottlings, the matts to the corners a little bumped. Outside: boarders to spine a little torn in, rubbed and bumped, front cover a little crooked. Allover in very good condition.

CHF 400 / 600

€ 350 / 530

Sold for CHF 938 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.