4356 - 4627 FINE ARTS - PHOTOGRAPHS
- One photo sl. foxed. All mounts trifle soiled. One portfolio flap lacking.
= The island Onrust lies off the coast near Batavia. The docks were made by the "Koninklijke Fabriek van Stoom- en Andere Werktuigen te Amsterdam, in 1877 en 78". The textleaf gives information on dimensions, construction and materials used for the dock.
- Some sl. foxing.
= Incl. nice views of the Damrak (pavement cafés at and near number 81, with a sign reading "De Koeck Eter"), the Stadhouderskade at the beginning of the Pieter Cornelisz Hooftstraat seen from the Weteringschans/ Singelgracht, the Prins Hendrikkade 28-33 seen towards the Martelaarsgracht, people gathered near a gate (at the World Exhibition of 1883?), the 'Rottenest' at the Oudezijds Achterburgwal, and a large group of people gathered in front of the burned-out Herengracht 382, the icicles from the fire fighting water hanging from the window frames.
= Nice and varied lot, incl. many intimate street views with people, many w. contemp./ sl. later (±1915) manuscript annots. on verso giving information on whereabouts and history of the location (e.g. "Oude Huizen aan het Leidscheplein hoek Leidschestraat / afgebroken / thans De Dames Mode Magazijnen der Firma S.J. de Vries" and "Oude Huizen in de Vijzelstraat ziende van de Prinsengracht naar de Keizersgracht - worden afgebroken ter verbreeding van de Vijzelstraat").
AND over 25 other cabinet photographs of Amsterdam, all w. printed French (and Dutch) captions on mount, from 4 diff. series, late 19th cent.
- Some sl. spotting/ soiling.
= Nice and varied lot, a few w. sl. later manuscript annots. on verso (i.a. "Ruïne der Stadsschouwburg afgebrand 20 februari 1890" and "No. 4 tracé Willemsparkweg" (showing polderland)).
- Two leaves loose, otherwise fine.
= Published on occasion of the celebrations for the coronation of Queen Wilhelmina.
- Occas. sl. foxing/ soiling. = Some w. sl. later manuscript annots. on verso.
= Fine industrial albumen prints of the exterior of the buildings and the interior (machines and offices) of an (unidentified) industrial plant, surrounded by meadows on one side and a canal on the other side.
= Nice photograph i.a. of some mirrors for sale, the photographer neatly reflected in one of them.
= Used for an advertisement for Lancôme Mimaki.
AND 25 other similar dye transfer prints, mostly large sizes, all 1970s.
= Most prints used for advertisements, i.a. for cars, jeans and tobacco.
= Buildings designed by the architect Piet Elling and his firm. Showing exterior and interior views.
AND 7 gelatin silver prints showing the building of Havencentrum Thomsen at Pier 6, Rotterdam, designed by the same company and 8 prints showing the Audiocentrum in Hilversum (1 w. the photographer's stamp of Waldo van Suchtelen).
= Partly related to asbesto manufacturer Eternit. I.a. by L. Eckhardt Studio (Amsterdam), H.A. van Oudgaarden (Rotterdam), Logan (Birmingham) and Studio Renes (Arnhem).
- Marginal imperfections; one print w. scratch and sm. tear in image.
= I.a. Plaza Constitucion, Plaza Victoria, Hotel del Tigre and Pabellon Argentino.
ADDED: 14 similar photographs of which 4 publ. by the same and 9 publ. by the Detroit Photographic Company, ±1900, w. views of i.a. San Francisco (Union Square, Cliff House), Los Angeles (Figueroa Street), Philadelphia (South Broad Street), Boston (i.a. the Capitol), Tenerife and Spain (Murcia, Segovia and Sevilla).
- One joint broken, one weak; mounts yellowed/ sl. soiled; photographs trifle/ sl. spotted. Spine-ends dam.
= Nice views in Arnhem and of some country estates situated on the outskirts of the town.
= (Panoramic) views of Hong Kong (mainly Victoria (Road)), Nagasaki (incl. a panorama composed of three joined prints, 15x62 cm.), Shimoneseki (also "Simonstown"), Biwa lake from Ishiyama, Saigon and Saigon river, Osaka fort, Kioto rapids, and Manila. Two other photos w. stamp "Original photo by S. Satake Tosari Studio" on verso (two nature views, ±1920).
= The play Oidipous Oidipous by Harry Mulisch was staged at the Holland Festival of 1972, directed by Lodewijk de Boer.
- Incl. 2 duplicates (1x w. closed tear, the other on contemp. mount); some minor imperfections.
= Views of Brussels (12x, incl. 2x Waterloo), Antwerp (2x), Bruges (3x), Ostend (2x the boulevard w. beach) and 2x "Laitières Bruxelloises".
ADDED 25 others: 16 similar photographs of Scandinavia and Great Britain, mainly publ. by the same, and 9 stereophotographs of Norway.
- Contents trifle yellowed/ foxed. Joints splitting but strong.
= Private(?) album made on occasion of an unidentified occasion, showing 23 views of Antwerp (incl. a panoramic view from the river, a bird's eye view of i.a. the city hall taken from the cathedral, and (church) interiors) and 27 photos of works of art in Antwerp museums, churches and the city hall. The photos are odd copies from a much larger series, the numbering random for this album.
- Trifle spotted. Spine-ends sl. frayed.
= The photographer's company's address stamped on lower pastedown.
AND 2 others: a similar leporello publ. by A. JAGER (Amst., partly containing the same photographs. Lacks backcover and backstrip) and GUIDE DE BRUXELLES. Souvenir de l'Hotel de Belle Vue et De Flandre 1910 (Brussels, plates and fold. col. lithogr. plan, giltlettered cl.). - ADDED: SOUVENIR DE WATERLOO (album w. 12 mounted albumen prints, orig. giltlettered cl. w. blindst. "Berger éditeur", ±1890, obl. 8vo. Backstrip dam.).
= The architects Ben Merkelbach and Ch. Karsten designed the studio buildings in Hilversum in 1936.