4306 - 4510 FINE ARTS - PHOTOGRAPHS
- Some vague wrinkles/ creases.
Anonymous (2nd half 19th cent.). "Main pas Gelt Aden". Albumen print, ±1870, 21,3x28,3 cm., titled and numb. "27" in the plate. - AND 2 similar photographs of the "Gorges du Rhumel (Constantine)", Algeria.
- Some red offsetting in upper outer margin and in lower right corner.
= Fine collection, including i.a. albumen prints of "Teatro de Marcello Roma" (titled and numb. "99" in the plate below the image); "Arènes" [Nimes] (titled in the image); Valencia (the arena with the harbour in the background); Delphi; "Roma - Anfiteatro Flavio o Colloseo eretto da Flavio Vespasiano (L'interno)" (titled and numb. "206" in the plate below the image); "Roma. Colloseo preso dal Campanile di S. Francesco" (titled and numb. "517" in the plate below the image); Tusculum Theatre; "Anfiteatrao di Pozzuali" (by BROGI, titled and numb. "108" in the image); "Syracusa - Teatro Greco" (by F. PELOS, titled etc. in the plate below the image); Verona arena (2 sl. different exterior views w. the city in the background); "Pola, Arena" [Croatia] (view from the water w. ships in the foreground, titled and numb. "2185" in the image).
- A few sl. dam./ nibbled by silverfish (?) along margins; first photo w. some foxing.
= Photogaphs made of the construction of the "Hoofdbank van de Nederlandsche Bank N.V." and published in 1968 on the occasion of the opening of the new building.
- Vaguely foxed/ faded.
= Incl. nice views of the Doelenstraat, a park near the Leidsche kade, ferry across the Binnen-Amstel and the Vondelpark.
- Occas. sl. foxing/ soiling. = Some w. sl. later manuscript annots. on verso.
= A fine and rare view of the Roman Forum, from a much used vantage point and in very good condition with strong contrasts. See for another copy of this view the collection of the Mineapolis Institute of Art: https://collections.artsmia.org/art/4348/the-roman-forum-united-states.
- A few pencil scribblings in outer right corner and one in the middle; sl. age-toned. = Very rare.
= Various trams on various lines in The Hague, i.a. Laan van Eik en Duinen, Mient, train station Holland Spoor, Staatsspoor Station (demolished in 1973).
- Frontcover album sl. stained and discoloured along edges.
= Contains i.a. views of Java (i.a. by O. KURKDJIAN), Singapore (i.a. Cavenagh Bridge and Orchard Road), Burma (by JOHANNES & CO.) and Ceylon (by PLÂTÉ & CO.). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XLIII.
- Lacks a small piece of lacquer on frontcover. First photograph mount sl. dam. along lower edge and mount some surface dam. (silverfish?).
= Impressive album, comprising: 1. F. BONFILS, View of Jaffa from the house of Simon the tanner; 2. IDEM, Pilgrims entering Bethlehem of Christmas Day; 3. IDEM, Cave of the Nativity; 4. IDEM, The Damascus Gate; 5. IDEM, Entré de Jérusalem par la porte de Jaffa; 6. IDEM, Panorama of Jerusalem from the Belfrey of Church St. Sauveur; 7. IDEM, Mont des Olives; 8. IDEM, Jardin de Ghetsémane; 9. IDEM, Ruins at the place where Jesus foretold the rain of Jerusalem; 10. IDEM, David's gate; 11. IDEM, Facade du St. Sépulcre; 12. IDEM, Interieur au St. Sépulchre; 13. IDEM, The Valley of Tombs of Jehoshaphat; 14. IDEM, Vue générale de l'Emplacement du temple de Salomon; 15. IDEM, The Jews walling place, a friday (sl. dam. spot); 16. IDEM, The Jordan; 17. IDEM, The Dead Sea and the Hills of Judea; 18. ANONYMOUS, Hongkongs Chine; 19. ANONYMOUS, Hongkongs Chine; 20. ANONYMOUS, Macao. Statue Luis Vaz de Comoes; 21. ANONYMOUS, Canton, Clepsydra or Water Clock; 22. ANONYMOUS, Canton, The canal from the bridge e SHameen; 23. ANONYMOUS, Canton, Temple of 500 Genii; 24. ANONYMOUS, Canton; Wall and Five Story Pagoda; 25. ANONYMOUS, Vieille Ville Chinoise; 26. ANONYMOUS, Shanghai Bund; 27. ANONYMOUS, Temple Interior; 28. ANONYMOUS, China Riskja; 29. ANONYMOUS, China. Games, writer, smoking; 30. ANONYMOUS, Opium Smokers; 31. ANONYMOUS, Karusatri; 32. ANONYMOUS, Canton, Flowery Pagoda; 33. ANONYMOUS, China, Pagoda; 34. ANONYMOUS, Agra. The Tai from the Quadranle; 35. S. BOURNE, Interior of Nundh Showun, Deig; 36. IDEM, Mausoleum of Prince Etmad-Dowlah, Agra; 37. ANONYMOUS, Tombe of Mirza Jehangir, Delhi; 38. S. BOURNE, Briningchat Calcutta; 39. IDEM, Tomb of Nizam-Ood-Deen, Delhi; 40. ANONYMOUS, The Taj from the entrance gate; 41. S. BOURNE, Interior of the Motee Musjid, Agra; 42. ANONYMOUS, Benares. Gyan Fafi or Wheel of Knowlegde; 43. ANONYMOUS, Memorial Well, Marble Statue by Marochetti; 44. ANONYMOUS, Colombo Apothecaries - Hindoo temple, entrance gateway; 45. S. BOURNE, Tower, 1370; 46. ANONYMOUS, Gosain Temple, Benares; 47. S. BOURNE; East gate of the Kais Bagh, Lucknow; 48. IDEM, Interior of Dewan-I-Kas Delhi; 49. IDEM, General View of Ruins. Futtepore Sikri; 50. IDEM, Burning chat. Benares; 51. IDEM, Darsel Tower of Silense, Bombay; 52. IDEM, Mausoleum of Prince Etmad-Dowlah, Agra; 53. IDEM, Mausoleum of Akbar. Secundra; 54. IDEM, Caved pillars in Pangh Mehal, Futtehpore Sikri; 55. SCOWEN & CO, Hindoo Temple Colombo; 56. ANONYMOUS, Kandigany Cheuf Tamil; 57. C. SCOWEN/ COLOMBO APOTHECAIRES, Kandy Lake; 58. ANONYMOUS, Badda Boats Kilani River, Colombo; 59. SCOWEN & CO, Ceylon, Entrance to the Buddhist Temple, Kandy; 60. ANONYMOUS, Buwanveli Dayola; 61. COLOMBO APOTHECARIES, Kadugannawa Ceylon Librian Coffer; 62. SCOWEN & Co., Tabernaemontana Dichotoma Ceylon; 63. IDEM, Plumeria Acutifolia; 64. COLOMBO APOTHECARIES, Artocarpus Incisa; 65. S. SCOWEN & CO, Young Foliage, Amherstia Nobilis; 66. IDEM, Posoqueria Longiflora; 67 IDEM, Cosoc Nicifera; 68. IDEM, Lilium Auratum; 69. IDEM, Cattleya Trianae; 70. IDEM, Datura suaveolens; 71. COLOMBO APOTHECARIES, Ravelana Madagascariensis. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XLIII.
- Upper hinge broken.
= Nice photographic account of a sailing (and railway) trip along the Dutch and Belgian coast. With many images of sailing vessels and ships on the water and views of i.a. Ostende, Rotterdam, Gent and Brugge.