1906 Portfolio of 42 Photographs of the Town of Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber By Neue Photographische Gesellschaft NPG Steglitz Berlin Germany
(Germany - 20th Century - Photography - Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber - Neue Photographische Gesellschaft NPG)

Steglitz Berlin Germany: Neue Photographische Gesellschaft NPG, 1906. F A group of 42 images of this ancient town in southern Germany, in the Franconia region of Bavaria, known for its medieval old town. Photographs of exterior, interior views of town buildings, including: Portal im Rathaushof; Portal I am Kgl. Gymnasium; Blick I.d. Herrengasse n.d. Brugtor; the Burgtor; Klingentor; Spitalter; Baumeisterhaus; St. Jackobskirche Hochaltar; Toplerschloss; Mauerpartie am Klingentor; St. Jacobskirche Marienaltar von Tiolmann Riemenschneider; Rodertorturm; Partie am Stoberleinsturm; Markusturm u. Roderbogen v.d. Hafengasse aus.; Hof der Marien-Apotheke; and many others. Each image with the studio imprint, date, title and plate number of the NPG; silver gelatin process in black and white developed on heavy photographic paper, with matte finish. Images are about 7 1/2" x 9 1/2" size overall. A few of the images with a little edge-chipping; one image with title bar trimmed away, a few with some silvering of the process evident at the edges. In the original terra-cotta-colored cloth portfolio covers, with a paste-down photo-illustration. The portfolio is very worn, broken, flap pieces loose; overall, the photographs are in very good condition, very sharp and well-taken photographic imagery. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 25324)


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