Lot 5919 - ibid128 Photography – online only - Thursday, 07. July 2022, 01.00 PM
"Souvenir des travaux du tunnel du Simplon 1898-1904". Album with 36 original photographs.
Albumen prints mounted on card. Each approx. 17 × 24 cm. Each with legends imprinted at the bottom. Album 23.5 × 35 cm. (37) mounts. Contemporary cloth album with silver embossed front cover.
Showing panoramas of Brig and Naters, quarries and tunnels, workers, machines, factories, locomotives, accommodation and offices, etc. No other copy is listed in public libraries worldwide through KVK.
The prints mostly somewhat curved (due to the mounts), partly slightly faded in the margins, occasionally scratched, the mounts mostly somewhat foxed and browned. The panorama of Brig foxed. The album somewhat dusty, faintly spore stained, minimally rubbed and bumped. Overall in good condition.
CHF 500 / 800 | (€ 520 / 820)
Sold for CHF 6 500 (including buyer’s premium)
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