Lot 1668 - Z41 Photography - Saturday, 03. December 2016, 10.00 AM

BRAUN, ADOLPHE (1811-1877).

(1811-1877)
"Gotthardbahn" [Gotthard railway]. Portfolio with 83 original photographs (thereunder 1 panorama).
Albumin prints. Vintages. Dornach, around 1872-1874. Each around 28 x 21,5 cm (panel and square size); panorama: 27,6 x 90,8 cm. Portfolio 57 x 47 cm. The prints are mounted on imprinted cardboards, handwritten numberation (by the photographer?). Loosen in private cloth-portfolio with gilt cover title.

Literature:
Kurt Zurfluh, Gotthard als die Bahn gebaut wurde, Zurich 1982.

With views of Locarno, Ranzo (2), Gerra, Lugano (5), Robassacco bridge, Piantorino-Viaduct (2), Busino-Viaduct, Bellinzona (2), Brenno bridge, Biasca, lower ticino bridge with Giornico (2), Giornico (2), Piantonto tunnel, Biaschina, Fontanella Viaduct, Faido, Polmengo bridge, Boscierina tunnel, Dazio canyon, Stalvedro bridge (2), Airolo (2), Goeschenen (4), "Gesammt-Uebersicht der Bahnentwicklung in der Biaschina" (entire view of the train progress in Biaschina; (Panorama), "Luftlocomotive" (air locomotive), Bohrgestell (drilling rill), Kompressoren (compressors), Rohrbach bridge, Mayenreuss bridge (6), Kellerbach-Viaduct, Strahlloch bridge, Wasen (3), Wattinger Reuss bridge, Pfaffensprung, Häggrigerbach-Gallerie, Reussthal (2), Meitschlingen, Säcken Viaduct, Z'graggenthal-Viaduct, Reuss bridge (2), Kerstellenbach bridge (2), Amsteg, Evibach bridge, Grünbachgallerie, Grünbach canyon, Gruenbach and Axenberg, Sisikon, Brunnen (2), Mythenstein tunnel, Gütsch tunnel (2), Muotta bridge, Goldauerschutt (2), Goldau (2), Rindelfluh (2), Luzern. - The panorama shot made in 4 segments mounted on 2 mediums (fixed with cloth).

Provenance:
Swiss private property.

CHF 6 000 / 9 000

€ 5 260 / 7 890

Sold for CHF 10 000 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.