Apr 19, 2018 - Sale 2474

Sale 2474 - Lot 19

Price Realized: $ 4,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(BRAZIL) Hermann [Ermano] Kummler (1863-1949)
Folio entitled Ansichten von Pernambuco, with 9 photographs by various photographers (including those compiled by Hermann Kummler and others shot by him). With scenes depicting the municipality, waterfront views, wagons drawn by oxen, and ruins. With 6 by L. Schiappe, and one each by Kummler and Allema/C. Barza, and an uncredited, hand-tinted salted paper print of a laborer. Rounded corner albumen (8) and clipped salted paper (one) prints, the images measuring 4 3/4x7 1/2 to 8 1/4x10 1/4 inches (11.4x19.1 to 21.6x26 cm.), the mounts 6 1/2x9 1/2 to 11x14 inches (16.5x24.1 to 27.9x35.6 cm ), 6 with Schiappe's credit, one with Allema/Barza's, and each with Kummler's hand stamp, handwritten notations and/or printed credit on mounts recto. Folio-sized jacket with flap, gilt-lettered green morocco, edgewear; contents loose as issued. 1888-91

WITH--A group of 7 cabinet and promenade cards images, plus 36 colorful lithographs by F.H. Carls of Recife and environs. 1870s-80s

AND--Group of more than 65 lantern slides created and used by Kummler, many are captioned and some are hand-colored, housed in 10 original European diapositive boxes; with a few negatives. 1890s-1900s

Additional Details

From the Collection of Hermann Kummler; acquired directly from the family.