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Rückwardt, Hermann
Architektonische Studienblatter aus Budapest. Eine Sammlung der schönsten Facaden und architektonischen details der in der Neuzeit in Budapest ausgeführten öffentlichen und privaten bauten. Photographische aufnahmen nach der Natur. In Lichtdruck herausgegeben von Hermann Rückwardt Königl. Preussischer und Königl. Bayerischer Hofphotograph und Architect. 60 Tafeln. Erster [Zweiter] Theil
Berlin: Ch. Claesen & Cie. Buchhandlung für Architektur und Kunstgewerbe, 1890. First edition. Text in German and Hungarian. In two volumes. In publisher's half cloth folder, with printed front panel. First volume's front and second's rear panel with light staines. Contemporary oval ownership stamp on each volume's title plate. The plates are clean and fresh. Overall in fine condition.. First edition. Text in German and Hungarian. In two volumes. In publisher's half cloth folder, with printed front panel. 1 [title], 1 [foreword], 30 plates; 1 [title], 30 plates. [= 3 text and 60 photographic plates in 2 volumes.] Plate size: 365 × 490 mm. First edition of this portfolio introducing the contemporary architecture of Budapest on sixty extremely fine photographic plates. The images were captured by Hermann Rückwardt (1845-1919) the most eminent and successful German architectural photographer of his time, and show the highlights of the contemporary public and private buildings of Budapest. After the Hungarian Revolution of 1848, the unsuccessful war for independence and soon after the Reconciliation and the birth of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1867, the two cities Buda and Pest merged with Óbuda and created the metropolis of Budapest which became one of the twin-capitals of Austria-Hungary. The new city with its important role in the Empire needed modern public buildings for the administration, politics, trade, and culture, and private buildings for the emerging plutocracy. The present-day known Classicist, Neo-renaissance and Romantic-styled Budapest with all it … [Click Below for Full Description]
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