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Ur hoffotografen J. Jaegers album öfver Stockholm och dess omgifningar. Fem fotografiska afbildningar. Pris 10 kr.
Stockholm. Joh. Jaeger Kongl. Hoffotograf. Ca. 1865-1870. Portfolio containing 5 albumen photographs mounted on card boards. Portfolio 25 x 33 cm. 3 card boards 23,5 x 31,5 cm, 2 card boards 23 x 30,5 cm. Size of the actual photographs 13-13,5 x 21 cm. Original paper board portfolio with blue cloth spine. Printed title at the front and back boards. Card boards blind stamped "Joh. Jaeger Kongl. Hoffotograf Stockholm ". Drottningholm castle and one of the views from Mosebacke with rounded upper corners. Some wear and browning to the portfolio. Ties missing. One of the Mosebacke views somewhat faded, with a crease, a few small stains and a browned card board with a break. Another photo with a stain. A few minor spots to the other card boards. A litlle browning to the margins of one card board. Four photos with nice tonal range.. Five early photo views of Stockholm by Johannes Jaeger, photographer to the Royal Court. Jaeger was the most celebrated photographer in Stockholm from the 1860s throughout the century. Eventhough Jaeger left the country in 1890, his studio remained and kept its high profile. The photos depicts; the Royal Castle from Skeppsholmen; Drottningholm Castle; the city from Skansberget in Djurgården; two photos of the Old Town from Mosebacke, each with slightly different angle. One of the views from Mosebacke is probably supplied from another copy. When the portfolio was sold it is unlikely that it would have contained two similar views. Originally there was probably a fifth motif
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Last Found On: 2012-12-29           Check availability:      Antikvariat    


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