Photography

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  • Architectural Views of Tel Aviv by BIEBERKRAUT, Helene & James et al.
    BIEBERKRAUT, Helene & James et al.
    Architectural Views of Tel Aviv

    Tel-Aviv Unpublished portolio of architectural images by he Artist-Photogapher nd c1934

    33 photographs in sepia and black and white in two hand made albums: Album 1 Album size .350x240mm, stiff brown card, ribbon tied. 9 photographs comprising 4 images of the Ramat -Gan Synagogue, 170x235, designed by M C E Pataky, one smaller image of a bank interior and 3 images of apartments designed by Gandler. Album 2 comprises images entitled "Making of Architectural Models according to exact measure light of weight and sold by Professor James Bieberkraut." This was presumably a display album illustrating the kinds of items which Bierberkraut could make. Album size 250x175mm. 14 pages, stiff brown card, ribbon tied, with small mounted photographs and six…

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    Tel-Aviv Unpublished portolio of architectural images by he Artist-Photogapher nd c1934

    33 photographs in sepia and black and white in two hand made albums: Album 1 Album size .350x240mm, stiff brown card, ribbon tied. 9 photographs comprising 4 images of the Ramat -Gan Synagogue, 170x235, designed by M C E Pataky, one smaller image of a bank interior and 3 images of apartments designed by Gandler. Album 2 comprises images entitled "Making of Architectural Models according to exact measure light of weight and sold by Professor James Bieberkraut." This was presumably a display album illustrating the kinds of items which Bierberkraut could make. Album size 250x175mm. 14 pages, stiff brown card, ribbon tied, with small mounted photographs and six loosely inserted duplicates in black and white. The images are approximately 120 x170 or less, for commercial, religious and domestic buildings, some images of housing schemes in Germany. James Bieberkraut [1879-1975] married art photographer Helena Joseph in 1928. Until 1934 James Bieberkraut was demonstrably based in Munich and worked as a painter and etcher.They lived at a number of residences in Munich; including Neureutherstrasse 18, and finally Linprunstraße then, probably because of the Nazi Regime, emigrated to Palestine in 1934. These images suggest they moved to Tel Aviv. Both extremely talented artists in their own right, Helene as an architectural photographer and James as an etcher, engraver and model maker as well as book restorer in this latter capacity assisted in unrolling the Dead Sea Scrolls for restoration. Helene's photographs here record the contemporary White City Style of the Bauhaus emigré architects who made their homes in Tel Aviv and the wider areas of Isreal after leaving Germany. Very good.

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  • Cader Idris: Soul of a Lonely Place by DAVIS Pete
    DAVIS Pete
    Cader Idris: Soul of a Lonely Place

    Wales Museum of Modern Art 1977

    Long 4to. b/w plates. To accompany an exhibition. Introductory statement by the photographer with his photographs and an essay on the work of Richard Wilson the artist (1713-1782) against which the photographs were juxtaposed.

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  • Dear Happy Ghosts by HUNTER, William.
    HUNTER, William.
    Dear Happy Ghosts Scenes from the Outram Picture Archive 1898 -1990

    Edinburgh Mainstream Publishing 1990

    191pp colour + b/w ills. 4to cloth with illustrated wrappers. Ex libris Gavin Stamp, with his bookplate on the font pastedown.

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  • GARDNER, Alwyne.
    Harrington Hall

    1985

    9 photographs in b/w of the exterior of the Hall and its garden setting probably taken for Country Life Magazine. Photographer's label on the verso of each image.

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  • Manchester University Special Collections hold a set of these 50 images but they are rare. Another set of these images comprising 86 were also issued. Worldcat lists one other complete set of Intérieurs Anglais, at the Stiftung Bibliothek Werner Oechslin,Switzerland. The Getty Research Institute holds 82 of the set of 86 cyanotypes (lacking nos. 10, 65, 67 and 81). RIBA also hold part of this series. Historic England have the largest holding of Bedford Lemere & Co's surviving photographs: 21,800 large-format glass negatives and 3,000 unique prints, which comprises one quarter of the firm's estimated total output of 100,000 images.
    'Intérieurs Anglais: a catalogue of 50 cyanotypes of British house interiors, 1880s–1890 by Architectural Photography BEDFORD LEMERE & CO.
    Architectural Photography BEDFORD LEMERE & CO.
    'Intérieurs Anglais: a catalogue of 50 cyanotypes of British house interiors, 1880s–1890

    London Bedford Lemere and Co nd c1880-1890

    50 cyanotypes, each approximately 9½ x 11¼ inches (240 x 295mm.) or the reverse, printed on paper 9¾ x 11⅞ inches. (247 x 302mm), each numbered (from 1 to 50) in the negative. Complete set as issued. 'From 1881, and possibly earlier, he [Bedford Lemere] produced a printed catalogue of available photographs, with annual supplements thereafter. Individual photographs could be ordered from these catalogues, while for customers who needed illustrations of particular themes, separate lists were available of photographs selected from the existing stock to meet their needs. In 1881 these specialised lists included 'Old-Half timbered and Stone Mansions' and 'Old and modern Queen Anne Residences, Schools etc.', and over the next…

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    London Bedford Lemere and Co nd c1880-1890

    50 cyanotypes, each approximately 9½ x 11¼ inches (240 x 295mm.) or the reverse, printed on paper 9¾ x 11⅞ inches. (247 x 302mm), each numbered (from 1 to 50) in the negative. Complete set as issued. 'From 1881, and possibly earlier, he [Bedford Lemere] produced a printed catalogue of available photographs, with annual supplements thereafter. Individual photographs could be ordered from these catalogues, while for customers who needed illustrations of particular themes, separate lists were available of photographs selected from the existing stock to meet their needs. In 1881 these specialised lists included 'Old-Half timbered and Stone Mansions' and 'Old and modern Queen Anne Residences, Schools etc.', and over the next 20 years many more selections would be available including 'Town and Country Houses and Mercantile Buildings', 'England's Homes: Blenheim, Hatfield, Haddon, Hardwicke [sic] etc.' and several series of furniture and woodwork' (Nicholas Cooper, The Photography of Bedford Lemere & Co (Swindon,English Heritage, 2011), p. 15). This set was presumably made for the French speaking market. All the images in this set have been identified and a list is available with the collection. They are almost all country house interiors focusing on the main rooms of the house, staircases, panelling and so on. Preserved in a modern handmade box which also contains the original gilt lettered label loosely inserted. Making cyanotype copy prints, from a series of reference or 'master' prints to compile a catalogue would have been an economic solution to providing images, however, the ease of production method reduced the apparent intrinsic value as images as the blue colouring was considered to be inferior to the sharpness of the original albumen prints. However such trade publications rarely appear and this collection is a superb example of a photographic trade item from which the specialist purchaser or public could select images they required. The images would then have been printed up as architectural source material as albumen prints. According to Cooper, in 1881 standard albums of 50 or 60 images from the Royal Architectural Museum were available and another album of St Pancras containing 20 images could be purchased. This set of images is a rare survival of how commercial architectural photography was emerging in the late 19th century; one from which a client could pick and mix preferences. Architectural photography at this time was booming becoming the must have item for architectural practices. Where collections are known to have existed they often contained a combination of images of this kind alongside those collected on tours to Europe where a trade in photographs which showed architectural monuments, details and settings of buildings were produced for key centres such as Venice, Florence and Rome.

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  • Original Photograph of Chirk Castle Gates by SMITH Edwin
    SMITH Edwin
    Original Photograph of Chirk Castle Gates

    nd c1960

    Portrait format, 160x235mm. It illustrates the wrought iron gates with landscape park behind. The photograph was taken for an article in Horizon Magazine. The magnificent iron gates are dated 1719 and bear the coat-of-arms of the Myddelton family of Chirk Castle. They are the work of the Davies Brothers, Robert and John of Croesfoel Forge, near Bersham, Wrexham and were erected between 1719 and 1721.

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  • SMITH Edwin
    Original Photograph of Chirk Castle Gates Detail of the upper parts of the gate showing the armourial shield

    nd c1960

    Landscape format. 235x160mm. Made for a magazine article in Horizon Magazine. The magnificent iron gates are dated 1719 and bear the coat-of-arms of the Myddelton family of Chirk Castle. They are the work of the Davies Brothers, Robert and John of Croesfoel Forge, near Bersham, Wrexham and were erected between 1719 and 1721. Pencil note on verso in Edwin Smith's hand writing noting location.

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  • [IZIS] BIDERMANUS, Izis,
    Paris des Reves

    Lausanne La Guide du Livre 1950

    Foreword by Jean Cocteau. 75 photogravure plates with facing texts. 4to. Stiff photographic wrappers with original glassine wrappers. Text in French. Near fine copy.

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  • Photograph Album mostly of Town and Country House Interiors by An Architect's Reference Album of original photographs? BEDFORD LEMERE & CO and LATHAM, G[eorge] [ Photographers]
    An Architect's Reference Album of original photographs? BEDFORD LEMERE & CO and LATHAM, G[eorge] [ Photographers]
    Photograph Album mostly of Town and Country House Interiors with five additional loosely inserted photographs.

    undated c1880-1910

    Partially disbound. 36 photographs mounted on album pages + 6 loose ones. Those in album, mostly c.295 x c.240mm. The six others variant smaller sizes. 4to 1] Collingham Gardens Kensington & Chelsea [ Bedford Lemere] 2] 2,3,4 Collingham Gardens with caption in ink on the mount, "Messrs Ernest George & Peto Archts". 3] Interior Hampstead. Neg no 3698 4] Interior Neg 3697 5] no caption 6] Neg 3433 7] Neg 9801 8] Hampstead Neg 3876 9] Blind stamp of Bedford Lemere London. No Caption] 10] No caption 11] Cambridge Newnham North Hall Neg 2058 12] 13] Blind stamped Bedford Lemere, Exterior and Interior Cragside with overtyped title "Cragside R N Shaw Archt" 14] Interior of Rhinefield, Hants.…

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    undated c1880-1910

    Partially disbound. 36 photographs mounted on album pages + 6 loose ones. Those in album, mostly c.295 x c.240mm. The six others variant smaller sizes. 4to 1] Collingham Gardens Kensington & Chelsea [ Bedford Lemere] 2] 2,3,4 Collingham Gardens with caption in ink on the mount, "Messrs Ernest George & Peto Archts". 3] Interior Hampstead. Neg no 3698 4] Interior Neg 3697 5] no caption 6] Neg 3433 7] Neg 9801 8] Hampstead Neg 3876 9] Blind stamp of Bedford Lemere London. No Caption] 10] No caption 11] Cambridge Newnham North Hall Neg 2058 12] 13] Blind stamped Bedford Lemere, Exterior and Interior Cragside with overtyped title "Cragside R N Shaw Archt" 14] Interior of Rhinefield, Hants. The Great Hall Romaine-Walker Archt. Typed caption applied to photograph 15] Drawing Room Princes Gate T R Leyland Esq. Typed caption applied to photograph 16] Untitled interior 17] Lady Wimborne's Boudoir, Canford Manor. Typed caption applied to photograph, blind stamp of Bedford Lemere London. 18] interior drawing room Leopold de Rothschild typed caption applied to photograph. 19] Untitled 20] Leopold de Rothschild Hamilton Place. Drawing Room. Typed caption applied to photographs. 21] ditto. 22] Lord Cadogan's Chelsea House. Typed caption applied to photograph. Blind stamped G Latham, Balham. 22] Earl of Cadogan's Chelsea House Ball Room. Typed caption applied to photograph. Blind stamped G. Latham, Balham. 23] C. W. Wilson, Grosvenor Square. Typed caption applied to photograph. 24] and 25] Ernest George "Red Roofs" Streatham Common , both with typed captions applied to photographs. 26] Blind Stamp of G Latham, Balham. Location possibly Grosvenor Square [ indicated by faint pencil caption] 27] Leopold de Rothschild typed caption applied to photograph. Possibly the Small dining room Grosvenor Square? 28 & 29] Hon. Mrs Hunloke, Lennox Gardens. Blind stamp of G Latham, Balham. [ images show the drawing room and a small dining room with table set.] 30] Lady Fairbairn. Typed caption applied to photograph Untitled interior. Pencil caption 18 Portman Square. 31] Earl of Cardogan's Chelsea House. Typed caption applied to photograph. Interior picture gallery. 33 and 34] unidentified with no caption. 35] Exterior, Palace Court Kensington, Archt. McLaren & Watson 36] Earl of Wemys, Gosford House, Lonniddry [ Scotland] by D Young Architect. Untitled but shows the central hall and staircase. Five loose photographs of other properties. 2 of Fritwell Manor Oxfordshire, restored by Thomas Garner [ of Garner and Stratton ] one interior of Sutton Coldfield [ home of Bidlake ] and a final image of Losely Park.[Guildford]. These last images rather creased but locations noted on verso which gives a clue to possible nature of this album. These photographs possibly could be a reference set from the office of either Arnold Bidlake Mitchell, Architect and Surveyor & Arts and Crafts Architect and one time assistant to Ernest George and Harold Peto. Alternatively it may relate to the office of Ernest George and Peto or indeed Thomas Gardner.

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  • Photograph album recording the Royal Mint Works by PHOTOGRAPHS BY ADOLF MORATH INCLUDED (ROTHSCHILD INTEREST - PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM)
    PHOTOGRAPHS BY ADOLF MORATH INCLUDED (ROTHSCHILD INTEREST - PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM)
    Photograph album recording the Royal Mint Works

    nd c1952

    40 b/w images, mostly 290x200mm, mounted on stubs and tissue guarded. Long 4to. Leather backed cloth covered album. The album documents the Royal Mint Works prior its move to the present premises in Wales. Up until then The Works were located at Tower Hill in London and this album records the staff, processes and activities involved in minting coins, refining gold and aloys. Three loosely inserted photographs with stamp of Adolf Morath on verso suggesting all the photographs in this album are by this photographer. Photographs show staff, equipment and process and materials. Last few images show trade stand for N M Rothschild & Sons Royal Mint Refinery c 1952 at the Castle Bromwich Exhibition. Superb realist…

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    nd c1952

    40 b/w images, mostly 290x200mm, mounted on stubs and tissue guarded. Long 4to. Leather backed cloth covered album. The album documents the Royal Mint Works prior its move to the present premises in Wales. Up until then The Works were located at Tower Hill in London and this album records the staff, processes and activities involved in minting coins, refining gold and aloys. Three loosely inserted photographs with stamp of Adolf Morath on verso suggesting all the photographs in this album are by this photographer. Photographs show staff, equipment and process and materials. Last few images show trade stand for N M Rothschild & Sons Royal Mint Refinery c 1952 at the Castle Bromwich Exhibition. Superb realist images of equipment and machinery preceded by three photographs of the management staff sitting in rows. A few images within the main body of the album show staff at work. Fascinating item. Condition of the album boards is poor.

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    Stock ID: 18747
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  • GODWIN Fay (photographs) and HUGHES Ted (poems)
    Remains of Elmet: a Pennine Sequence

    London Faber and Faber 1979

    125 + [2]pp, b/w photographs. 4to. Original paper covered boards, grey cloth spine with black lettering. Very good in good dw. Increasingly hard to find essay on the Pennine landscape.

    Stock ID: 15487
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  • Original Photographs in Presentation Album GOTHENBURG SWEDISH LLOYD SHIPPING COMPANY
    S S Suecia [ in service with Swedish Lloyd 1929-1966.]

    Wallsend? 1929

    Unpaginated. 16 original plates mounted on thick card mounts. Long 4to. Rexene album with tilt titles and motif on upper board. Maroon cord ties. 440 x 350mm. Image sizes are 255 x 203mm Presentation inscription on first leaf "Messrs Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd., Wallsend Yard, Wallsend on Tyne 11 October 1929" Small split on spine of album else very good. The ship was constructed by Swan Hunter for Swedish Lloyd as a passenger Line in 1929, sister ship to the "Britannia". All the photographs show the interiors of the liner from first class to third class accommodation. Each photograph has a printed caption and the photographs have blind stamp of photographer in bottom corner with…

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    Wallsend? 1929

    Unpaginated. 16 original plates mounted on thick card mounts. Long 4to. Rexene album with tilt titles and motif on upper board. Maroon cord ties. 440 x 350mm. Image sizes are 255 x 203mm Presentation inscription on first leaf "Messrs Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd., Wallsend Yard, Wallsend on Tyne 11 October 1929" Small split on spine of album else very good. The ship was constructed by Swan Hunter for Swedish Lloyd as a passenger Line in 1929, sister ship to the "Britannia". All the photographs show the interiors of the liner from first class to third class accommodation. Each photograph has a printed caption and the photographs have blind stamp of photographer in bottom corner with A Kassels, Gotenborg printed below. Images show high quality furniture in the style of Maples or Waring and Gillow traditional in style. Beautifully composed images.

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    Stock ID: 19646
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  • [Hand Made Photograph Album] ALANARI, BROGI et al...
    Some Tuscan Churches

    nd c1880

    110 albumen prints commercially produced for the tourist trade of churches, monuments, townscapes etc. in Tuscany including Pisa, Bologna, Siena etc. with art works, church interiors etc. All mounted on art paper and made into a hand made book. Pencil captions below most of the images. Name of owner on upper wrapper inscribed Alfred Pounder. First page mount a little foxed else very good throughout. Images are uniformly 190x270mm and in very good condition. The owner was possibly from a Yorkshire family.

    Stock ID: 19651
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  • The Old Country Houses of the Old Glasgow Gentry. One hundred photographs by Annan, of well known places in the neighbourhood of Glasgow, with descriptive notices of the houses and the families. by ANNAN Thomas
    ANNAN Thomas
    The Old Country Houses of the Old Glasgow Gentry. One hundred photographs by Annan, of well known places in the neighbourhood of Glasgow, with descriptive notices of the houses and the families. Second edition [revised and enlarged by J.G. Smith and J.O. Mitchell]

    Glasgow James Maclehose [1870] 1878

    xvi + 289pp including list of subscribers to both first and second editions. Large 4to. Red Turkey Morocco spine, green boards with gilt lettering and impressed gilt design of a country house on upper board. head and base of spine slightly rubbed with scuff mark along spine else a very bright copy. Signature of previous owner on the half title.[ Agnes M R Dunlop] This book was essentially commissioned by well-to-do members of the old aristocracy and merchant class to record the houses in the Glasgow area and is a parallel to his book on Ayrshire houses. 100 mounted carbon prints, plus three other mounted plates, two of which are maps of Glasgow. One…

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    Glasgow James Maclehose [1870] 1878

    xvi + 289pp including list of subscribers to both first and second editions. Large 4to. Red Turkey Morocco spine, green boards with gilt lettering and impressed gilt design of a country house on upper board. head and base of spine slightly rubbed with scuff mark along spine else a very bright copy. Signature of previous owner on the half title.[ Agnes M R Dunlop] This book was essentially commissioned by well-to-do members of the old aristocracy and merchant class to record the houses in the Glasgow area and is a parallel to his book on Ayrshire houses. 100 mounted carbon prints, plus three other mounted plates, two of which are maps of Glasgow. One of 225 copies. Hard to find in this condition.

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    Stock ID: 20310
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  • CARRELL Christopher and LAING Joyce (compiled and ed. by) BAIN Alice (assisted by)
    The Special Unit, Barlinnie Prison: its Evolution through its Art An anthology of essays, statements, art works, creative writing and documentary photographs

    Glasgow Third Eye Centre 1982

    128pp, illus throughout: b/w & col. photographs, line illus., plan. 4to. Cloth in dw: edition of 550 casebound and 1550 paperbacked copies - t.p. verso. Loosely inserted 4 colour photographs 6" x 4" of works of art. pp 85-88 have been cut out and folded horizontally at one point, now loosely inserted back in the correct sequence, else very good. The Special Unit was established at Glasgow's Barlinnie Prison in 1973 to house prisoners who could not be contained within the traditional prison system. Working along therapeutic lines, there was a heavy emphasis on creativity and this book charts the development of the Unit.

    Stock ID: 14990
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  • COUNTRY HOUSE PHOTOGRAPHS
    Unidentified Album

    nd c1930

    10 black and white photographs of a large country house with surrounding gardens. 290x235mm. Contrasting quarter calf binding. No identifying clues except by the gate post where the numbers 52 and 54 have been hand written on the wall. External views only. Starting at the lodge by the road, the album documents the approach, main elevation and garden elevation as well as the gardens including a small Dell with a Japanese feel to it. Lovely item Very good condition. Unfortunately, the house has not been identified. The design suggests an arts and crafts influence. It is largely red brick but with castellated stone elements ivy clad. Very good condition.

    Stock ID: 20421
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  • Women's Markets by Signed copy WOOD, Tom
    Signed copy WOOD, Tom
    Women's Markets

    Stanley Barker 2018

    Edition limited to 1000 copies. Dayglo pink boards, very small mark on upper board. 232 x 167 x 28mm. From 1978 to 1999, British photographer Tom Wood spent almost every Saturday at Great Homer Street market, just outside Liverpool city centre. Now, the photographs are published in this book. Best known for his books All Zones Off Peak, which shows photographs of people on public transport, and Looking For Love, images shot in New Brighton's Chelsea Reach nightclub, this book provides further insights into his documentary work of the same period. Book made to accompany an exhibition held in London in 2018 at the Sion and Moore Gallery.

    Stock ID: 20750
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