All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #1418448
A set of five antique atlas maps, titled, "Oceanie", "Amerique Septentrionale", "Amerique Meridionale", "Europe", and "Asie", published in 1856 by A. Combette, and printed by Alfred Lemercier, Paris, after cartography by Victor Levasseur. The set is framed identically in dark, "distressed" style modern framing of good quality (each measures 15" by 22"). Maps are very clean, considering the age, with only the stray fox mark here and there...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #113657 (stock #753G)
Professionally framed in an intricate, antique-look, gold gilt molding with museum quality, acid-free mat and mounting materials, this 1840, hand-colored map of Germany, Switzerland, and Northern Italy will be well-preserved for many, many years to come!

Photography was a challenge in an attempt to avoid flash reflections. As such, please note that the rich coloring- violet, yellow, green and gray- is even throughout the map.

All print and map detailing is clean and easily read...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #1415348 (stock #JB02756)
Found in New Hampshire, this is a beautifully and meticulously drawn map of the South American continent, from the Isthmus of Panama to Cape Horn, signed at lower right one "Rosa W. Miner" (or, "Mines"). The work, which measures 13" by 10" in a simple earlier 20th century frame, is drawn in pencil, with watercolor forming the borders of the various countries...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1900 item #1417746 (stock #FNS5176)
It is little known that the American Civil War precipitated the largest expansion in US postal service to date. Between the commerce generated by the war and the correspondence between soldiers and their families (it was an official government policy to require soldiers to write to their families) the use of the postal system bloomed. One of the curious effects of its increased popularity was the production of patriotic envelopes, a daily reminder of the division from which the country suffered...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #742958 (stock #SK089)
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Albumen print mounted on coeval cardboard showing the second court from north-west with the Osiride statues and the fallen colossus of Remesses II in the first court, Theban west bank, Egypt. Photographer: Wilhelm Hammerschmidt, German - 1860's in Egypt. Condition: Photograph with one small stain, Cardboard with some stains and tears, corners with small losses. Dimension: Photo 19,2 x 22,9 cm., cardboard 31,8 x 39,4 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1420204 (stock #TBD00996)
An oversize albumen photograph of the exterior of the Hagia Sophia, Istanbul by the photographer Pascal Sebah. The view is taken from outside a stone wall pierced with grilled windows. The monumental structure rises behind the wall. Pascal Sebah (1823-1886) was born in Constantinople. His photographic studio there opened in 1857. In the lower left in the negative, “68. Mosquee St. Sophia” and lower right “P. Sebah.” The image is 10 ¼ x 13 1/8 inches (26 x 33 cm)...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #737066 (stock #SK086)
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Original Albumen print mounted on coeval cardboard showing the temple of Ramesses IV in Karnak. Caption in French: 14. Propylone du Temple de Rhamses IV. Photographer: Felix Bonfils, French photographer, active 1867 - 1885. Condition: Photo slightly faded, cardboard cut and with a small tear. Dimension: Photo 25,2 x 19,5 cm., cardboard 36,3 x 29,7 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1420545 (stock #TBD00200)
Albumen photograph of the quay from across the water at Port Said with what is, I think, the light house that was built in 1869 and architecturally important because of the early, if not the first, use of reinforced concrete. Written in the negative, lower left, “Lankaki” and lower right, “Quai du Port Said.” The Zangaki brothers who often wrote Langaki were among the early photographers of Egypt. Photograph mounted on thin card and matted. Image 8 5/8 x 11 1/8 inches (22 x 28.5 cm)...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1380179 (stock #TBD00259)
An albumen photograph of the Kas Mahal in the center and portion of the Anguri Bagh in the foreground. This view is of part of the Agra Fort. I’m not sure but I think the Taj Mahal is just visible on the far right above the roof of the building. The image is 8 3/4 (22 cm) by 11 ½ (29 cm) inches. The card is 14 (35.5 cm) by 17 (43 cm) inches...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1421546 (stock #TBD00306)
An unsigned albumen photograph titled in the negative in the lower left, “590. Shachem (Nablous).” The photograph depicts trees in the foreground, a crumbling square stone tower, the city of Nablus and the hills beyond. It is mounted on tan paper. The image is 6 1/8 x 8 1/8 inches (15.5 x 20.5 cm) mounted in a 10 x 13 inches (25 x 33 cm) mat.

Condition: Good with small surface imperfections and a little discoloration along the left edge.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1421002 (stock #TBD00302)
An albumen photograph of the Kas Mahal, the Royal residence inside the Red Fort at Agra built by Shah Jahan from 1632 to 1640. The photo shows the building and in the distance on the right the Taj Mahal. Signed in the negative, “Rust,” and possibly with the number 8. Also, on the reverse is the photographer’s stamp. Thomas A. Rust (English, 1841-1904). The image is 8 x 9 7/8 inches (20.5 x 25 cm)...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1421545 (stock #TBD00305)
An albumen photograph of the Ghats from across the River Ganges. On the shore below the photographer is a man in the stern of a small boat and another boat to the far left with a large expanse of river dividing them from the bathing Ghats lined up on the far bank of the Ganges...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #735670 (stock #SK079)
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Original Albumen print mounted on coeval cardboard showing the island from the south-west. Attributed to the photographer Frank Mason Good from Great Britain, active 1860 -1890. Condition: Slightly faded, cardboard cut and stained. Dimension: Photo 18,6 x 23 cm, cardboard 27,5 x 32,2 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1394422 (stock #TBD00270)
An albumen photograph of Cairo titled on the mat, “CAIRO, FORM THE CITADEL,WITH THE MOSQUE OF SULTAN HASSAN.” Also in smaller type the number648. An excellent print with good tones. 5 7/8 by 8 1/8 inches (15 by20.5cm). The white light cardboard stock is shaded slightly darker for about one inch around the photo. Overall size is 12 inches by 15 inches (30.5 by 38 cm).

Condition; The photo is in excellent condition with minor surface scratches. The mount is soiled, has minor foxing and th...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #737065 (stock #SK085)
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Original Albumen Print mounted on coeval cardboard showing the colossi of Memnon. Condition: Photo slightly stained and with small dog ear. Cardboard with tears and stains. Dimension: Photo 23,6 x 18,6 cm., cardboard 39,4 x 31,8 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1420206 (stock #TBD00297)
An albumen photograph of the Sultan Ahmed Mosque also known as the “Blue Mosque” in Istanbul (Constantinople), Turkey by Pascal Sebah taken circa 1880. The photograph is 10 ¼ by 13 ¼ inches (26 by 33.5 cm). It is mounted with clear photo corners in a 16 by 20 inch mat (40.5 by 50 cm). Printed on the photograph from the negative in the lower left, “58. Mosquee Sultan Akmed” and in the lower right “P Sebah.”

Condition; generally excellent. Slight foxing in the sky and along the u...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #744385 (stock #SK091)
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Early vintage Albumen print mounted on coeval cardboard showing the Tombs of the Khalifs, general northern view of the complex of Farag Ibn Barquq. Condition: Photograph in good condition. Cardboard with few stains, upper right corner broken. Dimension: Photo 18,4 x 23,1 cm., cardboard 31,4 x 39,4 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #742298 (stock #SK088)
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Early vintage albumen photograph mounted on coeval cardboard showing the Mosque of Muhammad Ali near the Citadel in Cairo, Egypt. Condition: Upper edge of the photograph with a tiny loss, cardboard with tear. Dimension: Photograph 24,4 x 19,2 cm., cardboard 39,2 x 31,8 cm.