Album with 61 Photographs of Ancient Egypt, ca. 1880.
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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Ephemera: Photographs: Pre 1900: item # 707153
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CH-3011 Bern, Switzerland
+41 31 311 04 06
$5,800 / shipping included
|Oblong folio album with 54 albumen and 7 photolitho photographs, showing ruins and city scenes. Half leather with spine stamped "Egypt" in gilt. The black and white photographs mounted on boards. Each print approximately 22 cm x 28 cm, signed in the negative, the majority numbered and captioned in French. The photographers: - Felix Bonfils, French photographer, active 1867 - 1885. - G. Lekegian & Co., French company, active 1860 - 1890. - Zangaki Brothers, Greek photographers, active 1860 - 1890. - Edit. Photoglob, Switzerland, photographic process. - Edit. Schroeder & Cie. Zurich, Switzerland, photographic process. Condition: Binding worn, hinges weak. Two photos mounted on one board (front- and backside). The boards with some browning to the edges. Most of the photos in good and fresh condition. The boards slightly wavy.|