4356 - 4627 FINE ARTS - PHOTOGRAPHS
- Dampstained in blank margins.
= Boom/ Rooseboom p.202: "(...) The photos of galopping horses which Edward Muybridge made in the seventies and eighties proved once and for all exactly how horses move. His photos surprised many people, not least draughtsmen and painters: relying perhaps too heavily on conventional wisdom, they had for years portrayed them as stiff, wooden merry-go-round horses."
- Ticket mounted on upper pastedown w. modern ms. annot. stating this album belonged to Aold Wagenaar (1891-1930), former mayor of Workum (Friesland).
= Miscellaneous album showing i.a. town views, group portraits and 7 photographs where people play tennis.
AND 1 other album containing 10 tipped in albumen photographs, mainly depicting Arnhem.
- Some sl. foxing. Backcover frayed at upper edge, otherwise binding fine.
= Nice album, containing views of i.a. Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Scheveningen, Middelburg (each 4 views), Haarlem, Leyden, Delft, Dordrecht (each 2 views), Zaandam, Schermerhorn, Volendam, Marken, Vlissingen, Zierikzee and 8 photographs w. people in regional dress.
- A few plates trifle/ sl. foxed; a few plates w. pencil scribblings in corner (giving a date of visiting the portrayed site?). Rebound w. use of orig. covers.
= Rare. Contains i.a. views of Amsterdam (5x), The Hague/ Scheveningen (5x), Rotterdam (5x), Zaanstreek (1x), Dordrecht (2x), Delft (2x), Utrecht (2x) and Haarlem (2x).
- Some joints weak/ breaking; trifle foxed; lower pastedown foxed. Backstrip sunned and vaguely stained.
= Rare. Contains views of Amsterdam (12x), The Hague/ Scheveningen (16x), Rotterdam (12x), Haarlem , Utrecht, Delft and Dordrecht (all 2x).
- One print sl. foxed, otherwise w. occas. sm. imperfections; mostly loosely inserted in album passepartouts.
= Views of Haarlem (Grote markt w. City Hall), Leyden (Koornbrug), The Hague (Hofvijver), Scheveningen (2x, beach), Delft (Vischmarkt w. Nieuwe Kerk), Dordrecht (Voorstraatshaven and a village streetview "Bij Dordt. Echt"), Rotterdam (3x), Utrecht (2x, i.a. Oude Gracht), Marken (5x, showing young people in traditional costume ("visscher", "visscherskinderen", "visschersmeisjes", "visschershaven en kerkbuurt")) and mills.
= Fine copy, signed on htitle.
= Private album of W. Etty, who went on a holiday trip to Norway with m.s. "Tarakan" in July 1936. With a few mounted tickets/ receipts on first leaf and 3 loosely inserted brochures of Norwegian cruises.
ADDED: Koning, J. 600 Jongens met de "Tarakan" naar Noorwegen. The Hague, G.B. van Goor Zonen, n.d. (1936), 207p., plates and orig. cl. by JO SPIER.
- Some mounts w. sl. foxing/ soiling or sm. marginal damages.
= Jerusalem (5x), Bethlehem, Cana and Galilea and Bedouins taking water from a well.
- Occas. minor imperfections/ defects.
= Nice collection of views all over the world. Photoglob Zürich (earlier Photochrom Zürich) was a company specialized in producing photos with the photochrom process, a process for producing colorized images from black-and-white photographic negatives via the direct photographic transfer of a negative onto lithographic printing plates. This album contains views of Amsterdam (8x), the island Marken (5x, w. people in traditional contume), mills in Holland (3x), Scheveningen, Arnhem, Haarlem (2x), Paris (4x), Switzerland (Davos, Bern and a misprint of a waterfall - the water being pink), the Gotthard tunnel, streetviews in northern Africa (7x, i.a. Tunis, Algiers, Kairouan), the Canary Islands (7x) and Jerusalem. And with three extra (hand?)col. photographs with manuscript captions showing Istanbul and the Bosporus.
= Designed by the architect Ben Merkelbach in 1954 and Piet Elling as project managing architect.
(Sportcomplex Technische Hogeschool Delft). Twenty-three gelatin silver prints by various photographers (mostly anonymous), various sizes, ±1960, a few w. photographer's stamp on verso.
= I.a. interior and exterior views of the sports hall. Photographers i.a. Gerrit Burg, A.C. van Wijk and C. Kramer.
- Some vague (handling) creases in margins.
- Fine copy w. a few specks.
AND a mounted albumen print w. manuscript caption below "Piles pour viaducs. Chemins de fer de l'Etat. Ile de Java" (26,7x22,8 cm., in the image a sign reading "L.J. Enthoven & Co. 's-Gravenhage").
- Some sl. foxing/ soiling; one print sl. scratched; incl. 1 duplicate but of diff. size.
= Nice lot showing (people posing in/ near) an electric train in Switzerland (Chamonix area), the tracks with their electric overhead lines, and machine parts in a factory (w. some parts put on display, 1x w. a sign reading "Essai du 202me Moteur Avril 1906"). The locomotive is of the 'crocodile' type, but two photos show another, most probably earlier type.
- Some occas. foxing, mainly in blank margins.
= Nice (private) collection of views along the Rhine, focusing on industry (railways/ railway crossings, moored ships) but also comprising (street)views of villages and ruinous castles. With letterpress index w. the photographer's address and dated "Augustus 1878". All views taken in/ near Königsberg/ Bad Godesberg, Andernach, Brohltal, the Laacher See (all south of Bonn) and Bacharach (south of Koblenz).
- Tear in right margin mount; mount sl. foxed/ fingersoiled.
= The painting by Galimard was presented on the Salon of 1855. It was deemed improper, but was bought by emperor Napoléon III and given by him to king Willliam I of Württemberg.