2988 - 3163 FINE ARTS - PHOTOGRAPHS
- Worn and occas. some tears along edges/ margins.
= Probably a proof of a (unpublished?) commorative work (to be published around 1955) on Maxim Gorki with portraits and i.a. scenes from his plays and stills from films after his novels. Some captions: "Photograph taken of the day he left the prison", "V.I. Kachalov, A.M. Gorky and K.S. Stanislavsky behind the scenes of the Moscow Art Theatre in 1928", "Gorky and Stefan Zweig", "A.M. Gorky working in his study 1935".
- Sl. worn along extremites; corners some oblique folds. = Modern impression (after 1996).
= Modern impressions after 1996.
= Modern impression after 1996.
- Small chip in right margin.
AND 12 other photogr. views, various techniques, mainly of Soerabaja, ±1880-1910.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE IV.
AND an albumen print of an ox-drawn cart (1880/1890).
- Left blank margin of mount dam. (just touching "Semarang").
AND 4 similar albumen prints by the same, all laid down on orig. mount, w. annots. in pencil on verso, i.a. "Pendrian, uitkomende hoek generaalswoning", "Rede" and "Vuurtoren + havenkanaal".
- Album damaged.
= Almost all sitters identified in pencil. Interesting album of approx. 3 generations of a Dutch Indo-european family, descendants of J.B. Op de Laeij. Some names of the sitters: Victor Agerbeek, Jet Segond von Banchet and Eke Heyerdahl. Many of the photographs were taken by photographers in Indonesia, i.a. Tan-Tjie-Lan, Herrmann & Co., Charls & Van Es & Co., Koene & Co., G.R. Lambert & Co. and R. Schülz.
- Both albums used to contain many more photographs. Both albums backstrips loosening and corners worn.
= The Naples album contains many attractive street scenes. The Rome album also contains ±60 albumen prints of classical Roman artworks.
- First and last photograph creased and w. pinhole in upper corner.
- Incl. a few duplicates.
= I.a. by A. MAURI, i.a. "Maison de Marc Lucrezio" (124), "Maison Olconio" (113), "Basilique" (105), "Rue de Tombeaux" and by anonymous photographers "Panorama" (4229), "Pantheon" (415), "Casa dei Principi russi" (434), "Quartiere dei soldate" (461), "Foro civile" (475) and "Tempio di Iside" (420).
AND 15 other anonymous albumen prints, i.a. of Pisa.
= I.a. of scultpures, architecture (i.a. by ALINARI), streetviews and panoramas, i.a. "Cattedrale. Il campanile", "Palazzo Vecchi" and "La Facciata della cattedrale" (all by ALINARI), "Real Palazzo Pitti" (2893), "Ponte alle Carraia Luncarni Novie Terrazzino", "R. Giardino di Boboli" (2961) and "Contorni di Firenze. Fiesole" (9877).
= I.a. of scultpures, architecture (i.a. by G. SOMMER), lively streetviews and panoramas, i.a. "Panorama dal Vomero", "Panorama preso da San Martino", "Napoli. Vicoli di S. Lucia" (23), "Strada Roma gia Toledo" (5472, col. by hand), "La Piazza dei Martine" (by ALINARI), "Veduta del Porto" (by BROGI) and "Villa del Popolo e Castello Sant'Elmo".