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Hammarlunds Antikvariat

Sankt Göransgatan 98
112 45 Stockholm
+46-73-775 93 29


Price: EUR 120,00

[Photo Album]

Welch´s Album of Portsmouth and Southsea Views

The Arcade Landport [ Portsmouth] Printed in Germany. R. & W. Welch Booksellers & Stationers. 1890s. Leporello album 22 x 34 cm. Unfolded 22 x 393 cm. 26 images in photolithography.

Cloth binding in red and black with the title in gilt at the front board. A little wear to the binding. One fold partly split. Nice condition.

A spectacular album of Portsmouth including a large panorama of the harbour and images of the H: M. S. Victory and H. M. S. Vincent as well as impotant buildings, street scenes, the beach etc. Photolithography is a method to transfer a photograph to a lithographic printing plate or stone. A combination of photography and lithography. These images look very distinct compared to any other type of images. They were published during a short period, mainly in the 1890s. An advertisment for R. & W. Welch Booksellers & Stationers at the inside of the back board.

Item No: 4212