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Deutsch-Ost-Afrika
Two souvenir albums of a German colonial official in East Africa
Los 4032 [*]

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595€ (US$ 627)

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Two souvenir albums of a German colonial official in East Africa. 1905/06. Circa 320 collodion paper prints, gelatin silver and platinum prints. Various sizes, most between circa 12 x 17 cm and 10 x 9 cm. Mounted to album boards (slightly soiled at beginning of album, some wear), bound in 2 contemporary half leather albums (traces of use).

Some surface rubbing/scuffing, some faded, some with silver mirroring in edges, otherwise most prints in good condition.

Egypt
Views of Cairo
Los 4034

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744€ (US$ 783)

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Photographer: Antonio Beato, Pascal Sebah and unknown. Views of Cairo. 1880s. 26 albumen prints. Each circa 20 x 27 cm. Most with photographer's name and/or title in the negative in lower edge.

Very attractive group of views of Cairo, also showing the pyramids and other antiquities. – Minimal scuff marks, some minimal fading in edges, otherwise in very good condition with strong rich tones.

Lot 4035, Auction  118, Ermakov, Dimitri N., Portraits of Kosaks

Ermakov, Dimitri N.
Portraits of Kosaks
Los 4035

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744€ (US$ 783)

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Portraits of Kosaks. 1880s. 7 albumen prints. Various sizes between 10 x 6 cm and 15,5 x 21,5 cm. Most with number and title in lower edge in the negative, 4 mounted to board, 2 with photographer's blindstamp, several annotated in pencil on the verso.

Dimitri Ermakov was active as a professional photographer as of 1868. He traveled to various regions of Georgia, the Caucasus, Persia, Turkey, central Asia and Russia. Ermakov is the most important documentartist of Georgian life of the nineteenth and early twentieth century. A large part of his negatives are in the collection of the National Museum of Georgia. – Some faded, a few with small spots, one with crease in upper edge and red circular stamp in lower right corner, otherwise in good condition.

Lot 4040, Auction  118, Gloeden, Wilhelm von, Youth with flower head wreath

Gloeden, Wilhelm von
Youth with flower head wreath
Los 4040

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620€ (US$ 653)

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Youth with flower head wreath. 1890s. Sepia-toned gelatin silver print on carte postale. 12 x 9 cm.

Some light scuff marks in lower right, minimal wear in edges, pinhole near upper edge, otherwise in very good condition.

Lot 4041, Auction  118, Gloeden, Wilhelm von, Three male nudes on terrace in Arcadian scene

Gloeden, Wilhelm von
Three male nudes on terrace in Arcadian scene
Los 4041

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2.108€ (US$ 2,219)

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Three male nudes on terrace in Arcadian scene. Circa 1900. Collodion paper print. 23 x 17 cm. Photographer's stamp and number 707 in pencil on the verso.

Horizontal crease mark in center, some handling marks/creases in lower and upper area, slightly faded, otherwise in good condition.

Lot 4042, Auction  118, Gloeden, Wilhelm von, Two male nudes on rocks

Gloeden, Wilhelm von
Two male nudes on rocks
Los 4042

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2.480€ (US$ 2,611)

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Two male nudes on rocks. Circa 1900/printed 1904. Vintage large-format, sepia-toned salt print. 28,4 x 38,5 cm. Photographer's stamp and number 22 in blue crayon on the verso.

Slight traces of use in edges, a few spots in upper area, some retouching in right area, otherwise in very good condition.

Lot 4043, Auction  118, Gloeden, Wilhelm von, Two male nudes against wall

Gloeden, Wilhelm von
Two male nudes against wall
Los 4043

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1.488€ (US$ 1,566)

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Two male nudes against wall. Circa 1900/printed 1910s/20s. Gelatin silver print. 23,2 x 17 cm. Photographer's stamp and number 737 in pencil on the verso.

Minimal silver mirroring in lower edge, a few light handling marks in lower portion, some retouching, otherwise in very good condition.

Lot 4044, Auction  118, Gloeden, Wilhelm von, Male nude on cliffs

Gloeden, Wilhelm von
Male nude on cliffs
Los 4044

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5.952€ (US$ 6,265)

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Male nude on cliffs. Circa 1913. Vintage large-format, sepia-toned salt print. 39,5 x 28,5 cm. Photographer's stamp on the verso.

Slightly faded in edges, some traces of silver fish in corners/edges, some creases in lower left corner and along right edge, otherwise a strong print in very good condition.

Lit.: Ulrich Pohlmann/Rudolf Scheutle (eds.). Nude Visions. 150 Jahre Körperbilder in der Fotografie. Heidelberg 2009, ill. p. 43.

Jamaica
Views of Kingston, Jamaica
Los 4048

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2.728€ (US$ 2,872)

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Photographer: Ernesto Bavastro (1837-1888), Adolphe Duperly & Sons and unknown. Views of Kingston, Jamaica. 1880s. 6 vintage collotype prints and 6 albumen prints. Most circa 19 x 22 cm and some smaller. Several with photographer's stamp and annotated in pencil on the verso.

Handling marks/creases, some slightly faded, otherwise in good condition.

Lot 4050, Auction  118, K & K Military Portraits, Group portraits of K&K military officers

K & K Military Portraits
Group portraits of K&K military officers
Los 4050

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422€ (US$ 444)

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Photographer unknown. Group portraits of K&K military officers. Early 1850s. 3 salt prints. Each circa 14 x 17 cm. Mounted to board (soiled, traces of use), 1 annotated in ink below the image on the mount.

One photo is annotated on the mount in ink: "Gewidmet vom Unteroffiziers Corps der II. Escadron des löblich:(en) kk. 8. Husz.(aren) Rgmts". – Photos in very good condition.

Koppmann, Georg
Views of Hamburg
Los 4051

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744€ (US$ 783)

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Views of Hamburg. 1879-1884. 4 large-format albumen prints. Each circa 26 x 38 cm. Mounted to original board (soiled and some traces of use), some with photographer's blindstamp, some with photographer's name G. Koppmann & Co., title and date printed/written in ink below the image on the mount, 2 with old collector's stamp on mount verso.

Georg Koppmann & Co. was one of the foremost photographers of Hamburg urban views in the second half of the 19th century. The views include: "Dammthorwall vom Dragonerstall aus gesehen (1879); "Bei den Mühren, Ecke der Reimerstwiete" (1884); "Dammthorwall" (1879) and "Brook nach dem Sande zu gesehen" (1883). – A few light surface scuff marks, otherwise in good to very good condition.

Provenance: Robert Lebeck Collection

Lit.: W. Bokelberg/Will Keller. Hamburg in frühen Photographien, 1848-1888: Sammlung Bokelberg. Hamburg.

Koppmann, Georg
Views of Hamburg
Los 4052

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1.054€ (US$ 1,109)

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Views of Hamburg. 1883/84. 4 large-format albumen prints. Each circa 26 x 38 cm. Mounted to original board (soiled and some traces of use), some with photographer's blindstamp, some with with photographer's name G. Koppmann & Co., title and date printed/written in ink below the image on the mount.

The views include: "Holländische Reihe von der St. Annenbrücke aus gesehen" (1884); "Dovenfleth und Ecke hinter der Lembkentwiete" (1883); "Kibbeltwiete von der Pickhuben-Ecke aus gesehen" (1883) and "Kehrwieder No. 74" (1883). – A few light surface scuff marks, otherwise in good to very good condition.

Provenance: Robert Lebeck Collection

Lit.: W. Bokelberg/Will Keller. Hamburg in frühen Photographien, 1848-1888: Sammlung Bokelberg. Hamburg, ill. p. 205 (Dovenfleth).

Lot 4053, Auction  118, Lagerlöf, Selma, Portrait of the writer Selma Lagerlöf

Lagerlöf, Selma
Portrait of the writer Selma Lagerlöf
Los 4053

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744€ (US$ 783)

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Photographer unknown. Portrait of the writer Selma Lagerlöf. 1890s. Vintage matte albumen print. 23 x 17 cm. Signed by the writer in blue ink in lower area, mounted to board (crease in lower and upper right corners).

A rare early image of Selma Lagerlöf shortly before her great literary success. – Retouched emulsion loss in upper right, otherwise in very good condition.

Lot 4054, Auction  118, Löcherer, Alois, Portrait of the architect and painter Ludwig Lange

Löcherer, Alois
Portrait of the architect and painter Ludwig Lange
Los 4054

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496€ (US$ 522)

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Portrait of the architect and painter Ludwig Lange (1808-1868). Circa 1850. Salt print from calotype negative. 21,8 x 17,3 cm. Mounted to board (some foxing/soiling), photographer's blindstamp below the image on the mount.

After studying Chemistry and Pharmacy, Alois Löcherer started to experiment with the talbotype. As of 1845 he began photographing professionally and his studio was one of the first in Munich. He made many portraits, as well as the casting and installation of the Bavaria statue. Among his students were Moritz Eduard Lotze, Franz Hanfstaengl and Joseph Albert.
The architect Ludwig Lange portrayed in this image began his training in 1823 under Georg August Lerch. From 1826-1830 he worked with Georg Moller and from 1830-1834 he studied with the landscape painter Carl Rottmann in Munich, with whom he made his first study trip to Greece in 1834. As of 1835 he taught at a high school in Athens and he also was the consulting architect for King Otto I for public buildings. As of 1874 he was a professor for architecture at the Royal Academy of Arts in Munich. – Retouching in background and on forehead, otherwise in good condition.

Mecklenburg
Views of manors and landscapes in Mecklenburg
Los 4061

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1.178€ (US$ 1,240)

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Photographer unknown. Views of manors and landscapes in Mecklenburg. 1860s. 20 albumen prints. Each circa 18,5 x 26 cm. Mounted to board (soiled in edges), in original cloth album (heavy traces of use) with gilt-stamped title Photographisches Album aus Mecklenburg and ornament with original photo of Schwerin Castle mounted in window mat on front cover.

This portfolio includes rare and early photographs of Mecklenburg manor houses such as Drönnewitz, Barnekow, Redewisch, Brüsewitz, Schönfeld, Wieschendorf, Babensteinfeld, Gneven, Oberhof, Staven, Hohen-Schwarfs, Goldenbow, Dudinghausen, Schloß Marxhagen, Burg Stargard, the Catholic Church in Schlosspark Ludwigslust and others. – Some surface scuff marks, otherwise in very good condition.

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