Lot 1620 - A189 Photography - Thursday, 27. June 2019, 04.30 PM


Views of Brazil, c. 1888-1890. 64 original photographs.
Albumen prints mounted on firm cardboard.
Each approx. 12 x 16.5 (portrait and landscape formats).
Most numbered in the image, 23 monogrammed, partly annotated. Annotated on verso in German in Sütterlin script, 1 cardboard mounted with photographer's label.

Literature: Hermann Kummler, Beatrice Ziegler and Beat Kleiner. Als Kaufmann in Pernambuco. Ein Reisebericht. Zurich, 2001.

Provenance: Swiss private collection.

Slightly foxed.

TOGETHER WITH: E. de Maschek. Guia da Platna da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro. 40 p., [1] Sheet Rio de Janeiro, Laemmert & C., 1887. Kl.-8°. Booklet in cardboard slipcase of the period with printed cover label.

CHF 500 / 800

€ 470 / 750

Sold for CHF 625 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.