4716 - 4875 PRINTS - PHOTOGRAPHS
= In 1898 the H.M. Cerberysus was changed into a fish torpedo boat.
AND 2 others, i.a. a Dutch (Amsterdam?) garden by C.F. and L.J. CORDES, Haarlem.
- Some vertical scratches in left half.
- Six photographs w. sm. dam. spots in lower margin from former sticking to the opposite photograph. Otherwise fine.
= Unpublished(?) survey of daily life in a laboratory, showing men at work, close-ups of various machines and vials and bottles containing fluids and chemicals. Not traced in Thijssen. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LVII.
= Probably the work of an amateur photographer. Contains a wide variety of subjects, incl. a few experimental compositions, as well as street views from i.a. America (New York, San Francisco), North Africa, Naples, Amsterdam (i.a. hippies at the Dam monument) etc.
- Most photographs in fine condition; a few trifle soiled/ chafed. Back cover lacking cloth.
= Album containing many group portraits with various backgrounds, i.a. in a village, on a beach and in a mountainscape. Also contains a few photographs of ceremonial gatherings and many photographs of Japanese women in traditional costumes.
- One leaf (w. the map of Asia) sl. dam. in inner margin; bookblock strengthened w. (rusty) clamp. Covers sl. rubbed.
= Most photographs depict Chinese (?) soldiers (on a square, along riversides, in a winterlandscape). One photograph shows an explosion above water, one photograph shows a funeral service, and one beautiful photograph shows two children swinging.
= Series of photographs depicting the flight with the Fokker airplane D.C. 2 to the Dutch East Indies. Mostly high-altitude views of places en route (i.a. Leipsic, Athens, Cairo, Calcutta, Rangoon, Bangkok and Palembang), as well as an interior view w. passengers and a few portraits of Fokker pilots (i.a. Duimelaar, Scholte and Smirnoff). Possibly material intended for a publication.
- The female portrait loose in its frame and the emulsion and varnish partly dam. in margins, with on verso of one of the leaves used in the frame the mounted label of the photographer: "J.G. Blankenburg, porselein schilder & photographist. Recommandeert zich tot het vervaardigen van Photographien & Daguerreotijpien welke dagelijks vervaardigd worden van 's morgens 9 tot 's middags 3 uren. Kalverstraat, D.33 (...) Amsterdam". Both framed w. some chips.
= Wachlin B0133. J.G. Blankenburg was active in Amsterdam from 1855 until 1866.
= Titled in letterpress on verso.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LVI.
= In contemporary frame by J. Cardin, Algiers.
AND 2 others, i.a. a photogr. view of the Steam Locomotive 239 of the Northern Pacific on a train yard (±1900).
= RKD inv./cat.nr. BR793.
= RKD inv./cat.nr. BR1114.