Circa 1880s Collection of Photographic Cartes-de-visite & Cabinet Cards Mostly Berlin Germany Photographic Studios: Wertheim, Zeidler, Roloff, Strom & Walter, Conrad, Wilhelm Stein, Globus, Jandorf, Gulzer, Wenzel, Bohme, Appel, Fuchs & Others
(Germany - 19th Century - Photography - Berlin)

Berlin, Germany: Wertheim, Zeidler, Roloff, Strom & Walter, Conrad, Wilhelm Stein, Globus, Jandorf, Gulzer, Wenzel, Bohme, Appel, Fuchs et al, 1880. F Group includes (7) cabinet cards and (60) cartes-de-visite. Portraits are mostly of young men and young women, with a few older adults & children; one cdv of a group of men in a horse-drawn cart, accompanied by a young man on bicycle. One cdv with hand coloring. The cabinet cards average approx. 4 1/4" x 6 1/2" overall size. Cartes about 2 1/2" x 4," with several longer examples. A few of the cdv's with a name identified: Balke, Virujinski, Bergmann, Fuhrmann; most of the photos are not identified. Several with edge, tips wear, soiling, chipping to the mounts; a few corners clipped or chipped; others very clean and with clear images. A couple with the image faded and with some spotting. Photographs all contained within a red-velvet covered album of the period, with gilt decorations and metal clasps (broken; one gilt corner mount unpinned; lacking the central ornament); binding worn, leaves loose within. Several of the images are loosely laid-in; many of the mounting 'windows' torn. The group of photographs are in very good condition overall; the binding is in fair to good condition. An interesting overview of the prolific Berlin, Germany photographic studio portrait work being accomplished at the end of the 19th century. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 25137)

$250.00

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