4356 - 4627 FINE ARTS - PHOTOGRAPHS
- Lacks 4 portraits (Joachim prince de Prusse, Louise queen of Denmark, opera singer Jean de Reszke and the fencer Rouleau), but with 4 extra portraits mounted on verso of 3 lvs. and w. a duplicate of Édouard de Reszke in the place of his brother Jean; the photographs mainly w. "Collection Félix Potin" in upper margin but partly w. "Chocolats Félix Potin".
= Contains photographs of famous 19th cent. men and women in the fields of the arts, politics, royalty, science and sports (fencing and cycling), i.a. Alma Tadema, Sarah Bernhardt (Reutlinger), A. Bruant, Jaap Eden (Barenne), T.A. Edison, G. Eiffel (E. Pirou), A. France (Reutlinger), E. de Goncourt (Nadar), V. Hugo (Nadar), F. de Lesseps (Nadar), Livingstone, Guy de Maupassant (Boyer), O. Mirbeau (Bary), L. Pasteur (E. Pirou), Puvis de Chavannes (Nadar), Roentgen, L. Tolstoi, G. Verdi, J. Verne (Nadar), R. Wagner and E. Zola (Nadar).
= Collection of photographs showing mainly the same boy and his family. Incl. a few photographs of a Dutch(?) family with their newborn baby in Indonesia.
- Lacks backstrip; covers partially (sl.) sunned.
= Interesting and miscellaneous collection of photographs, i.a. the Simplon Pass w. mountainous views of snowy tops, the Gorges du Pont du Diable (Schreuder et Cie.), men and women dressed in local costume (Elzas region a.o.) and The Duomo in Milan.
- Photographs w. occas. sm. defects such as rubbed spots/ sl. foxing; hinges weak. Binding worn along extremities; upper outer corner of frontcover torn off.
= Nice collection with a large variety of views from all over the world, incl. the Netherlands (i.a. a view of the Oosterdok(?) Amsterdam and a harbour in Friesland, some village views, Brazil (4 prints by M. FERRER, each 16x22 cm. and w. printed captions at the bottom, i.a. "Entrée de la Baie de Rio, (du Sommet du Corcovado, 709 m.)" and "Pont de Sylvestre-rampe 25%" (sloping iron railway viaduct), Indonesia (14x, mainly 22x28 cm., i.a. Batavia with the Harmonie Society building, other (harbour/ river) views of Batavia (Weltevreden, i.a. Waterlooplein) and Makassar), South Africa Cape Town and surroundings (5x(?), 18,5x24 cm., 1x captioned "Adderley St Cape Town"), England (3x, ±20,5x28 cm., "256. Lizard Lighthouse & Bumble Rock", "209. Falmouth from Harbouw Terr." and "B. 212. Falmouth Hr. from Trefusis, W.M.H."), Paris (35x, 9,5x15 to 37x27 cm., many street views and views of important buildings, most with printed captions incl. "X. Phot.", the largest photo of the Eiffel tower). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXI.
= Contains snapshots of a family living in Amsterdam ("Huiskamer Nassaukade", 1931), i.a. photographs in Gorsel (1921), Deventer, a day spent at the beach, Hilversum, a carnival and a blimp.
= Interesting collection showing young nurses and men working at hospital "Bon Secours" (Switzerland?). Showing trips to i.a. France and Gstaad.
= Family photo album. A few locations identified in pen and ink, i.a. The Hague, Leyden. Heerlen, Venlo and Luxemburg.
= A family(?) photo-album with portraits, group portraits, general views, interiors and travels. Some captions: "Boschhuisje", "Randenbroek" (Amersfoort), "Dillenburgstraat 7", "Velp", "Giseh" (Egypt) and "Vinkenhof".
= Interesting album by a young Dutch sailor, who travelled (and worked) on various ships and visited various harbours, i.a. Uddevalla (Sweden), Cape Town and Durban (South Africa), Lourenco-Marques, Zanzibar, Tanga (Tanzania) and Beira (Mosambique), Alicante, Barcelona, Tarragon, Malaga and Passajes (Spain), Oporto (Portugal), Smyrna (Turkey), La Brea (Trinidad), Willemstad (Curaçao), New York (i.a. Coney Island), Funchal (Madeira), Carupano and La Cuaira (Venezuela). I.a. shots of M.S. Bloemfontein, Jagersfontein and Meliskerk.
AND a private album with various snapshots, perhaps by the same, all 1930's, with (family) portraits, but also various views in the Netherlands and abroad (i.a. a visit to the Dutch Ford automobile factory and E.N.C.I. in Maastricht).
= Interesting collection, probably a family album w. many photographs of skiing trips in Switzerland (many photographs with the heights mentioned), a photograph of a plane and a few automobiles.
- Some occas. sl. foxing/ soiling.
= Mainly views of Constantine, (the surroundings of) Biskra and Algiers, incl. some nice images with people, i.a. at the entrance of the mosque of Abderrahman and a barber trimming a man's hair.
ADDED: 2 similar mounted albumen prints of Tunis and 4 gelatin silverprints of an unidentified northern African town (mounted together).
- Oxidized along margins.
= With annotation on verso "Leeuwarden, 20 Julij 1854" and "20 julij 1854 Twaalfjarige trouwdag".
= Sitters identified and dated on verso. Elisabeth Feith (1818-1872) was the granddaughter of the author Rhijnvis Feith by his son Marius.
- Blank margins sl. foxed/ soiled and w. a few folds/ sm. tears.
= Probably a sl. later impression. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXI.
- Trifle spotted; rubbed(?) spot.
AND 22 similar other photographs of Amsterdam, all ±1900, all (hand)col., i.a. 6 similar photographs publ. by the same (incl. 1 duplicate and 1x mounted and w. dam. spot) and the album "La Hollande. Amsterdam" (Amst., J.M. Schalekamp, 12 mounted photos, orig. dec. cl. portfolio. Some foxing; portfolio worn/ sl. dam. along extremities).
= Nothing could be found on Anton Canta and his ware. Interesting catalogue, showing trophy cups, (decoration) (cache-)pots, dishes, trays and holders for small (shot) glasses, and dustpans and brush holders. With one extra photograph loosely inserted.
- Two photos (vaguely) speckled; two photos sl. stained in upper corner.
= Views of the decorations and buildings erected on occasion of the wedding of King Willem III with Emma van Waldeck-Pyrmont in 1879. Shows i.a. the Rembrandtplein with triumphal arch, the Dam with decorated fountain, the Kattenburgerplein with arch "Het Volk aan Uw Huis gehecht", the decorated Hogesluis, the illumination structure at the beginning of the Rokin and "Station Rhijn-Spoor" (later Weesperpoortstation).