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  • Miss Nannie Walker

    "Miss Nannie Walker Taken Aug. 3d 1870 by H.J.O." _____ Sixth-plate hand-tinted tintype in daguerreotype case. Acquired from a second hand tractor dealer who had found the photo in a furniture abandoned in a farm barn, on the outskirts of the world-renow…

  • Miss Nannie Walker

    "Miss Nannie Walker Taken Aug. 3d 1870 by H.J.O." _____ Sixth-plate hand-tinted tintype in daguerreotype case. Acquired from a second hand tractor dealer who had found the photo in a furniture abandoned in a farm barn, on the outskirts of the world-renow…

  • Portrait of a woman wearing the "Amalia costume"

    albumen print on cardboard, carte de visite Petros Moraites / Πέτρος Μωραΐτης, Athens, ca. 1865 acquired from an Athenian dealer, 2017 entry number cdv.2017.01 The invention of tradition: unidentified Athenian lady wearing the so-called Amalia costume (…


  • Bucuresti: str. Mercur | Bucharest: Mercur street

    gelatin silver print, 110 x 80 mm unidentified Romanian photographer (possibly amateur), ca. 1910-20 entry number: afh.2015.37 A rarely captured corner of Bucharest: Mercur street, seen from the intersection with N. Golescu street. Notable figures of Ro…

  • București: Schitu Măgureanu | Bucharest: Măgureanu hermitage

    albumen print on cardboard, 100 x 140 mm unidentified photographer, ca. 1860-1880 entry number: afc.2014.02 This is a rare and somehow problematic view of 19th c. Bucharest. The church standing in the centre of the photo is undoubtedly documented by a si…

  • “Playing the mandolin under your balcony”

    gelatin silver print, 60 x 85 mm unidentified Romanian photographer, ca. 1930-40 entry number afh.2014.05 A faint handwriting on the back of this photo reads Sub balcon îți cânt din mandolină (I’m playing the mandolin under your balcony), a comment which…


  • “Playing the mandolin under your balcony”

    gelatin silver print, 60 x 85 mm unidentified Romanian photographer, ca. 1930-40 entry number afh.2014.05 A faint handwriting on the back of this photo reads Sub balcon îți cânt din mandolină (I’m playing the mandolin under your balcony), a comment which…

  • The shepherd's rest

    gelatin silver print on paper, 61 x 49 mm unidentified Romanian photographer, probably amateur, ca. 1930-40 entry number afh.2014.06 Amateur shot of real rural life, taken in an unidentified mountainous area of Romania, coming from a large mass of mount…

  • The Hostetler Blind Family Musicians

    albumen print on cardboard, trimmed CDV A.N. Stauffer, Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania, late 1860s - early 1870s said to come from an estate in St. Augustine, Florida with two Civil War-era photos entry number: cdv.2015.01


  • The Hostetler Blind Family Musicians

    albumen print on cardboard, trimmed CDV A.N. Stauffer, Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania, late 1860s - early 1870s said to come from an estate in St. Augustine, Florida with two Civil War-era photos entry number: cdv.2015.01 This is a portrait of the Hostetler…

  • Adelina Patti (1843-1919) in Vienna

    albumen print on cardboard, cabinet card Atelier Adèle (Wien), 1874 purchased from an antique shop in Bucharest entry number: cab.2012.02 Recto: www.ipernity.com/doc/292229/36750422

  • Adelina Patti (1843-1919) in Vienna

    albumen print on cardboard, cabinet card Atelier Adèle (Wien), 1874 purchased from an antique shop in Bucharest entry number: cab.2012.02 Two powerful ladies have very likely met in the making of this photo. In front of the camera stood Adelina Patti (18…


  • Ellinger József (1820-1891) in the role of Jean de Leyde

    albumen print on cardboard, carte de visite Kózmata Ferencz (Pest), 1873. purchased from an Israeli antique dealer, with other photos of late 19th century Budapest actors and singers (see below). entry number: cdv.2014.16 This photo resurfaced in Israel…

  • Ellinger József (1820-1891) as Jean de Leyde

    albumen print on cardboard, carte de visite Kózmata Ferencz (Pest), 1873. purchased from an Israeli antique dealer, with other photos of late 19th century Budapest actors and singers (see below). entry number: cdv.2014.16 Ellinger József (1820-1891) was…

  • Sík Gizella, Hungarian operetta singer (verso)

    albumen print on cardboard, carte de visite Kozmata Ferencz, Budapest, ca. 1880 - first half of 1883. purchased from an Israeli antique dealer, with other photos of late 19th century Budapest actors and singers (see below) entry number: cdv.2014.17


  • Sík Gizella, Hungarian operetta singer

    albumen print on cardboard, carte de visite Kozmata Ferencz, Budapest, ca. 1880 - first half of 1883. purchased from an Israeli antique dealer, with other photos of late 19th century Budapest actors and singers (see below) entry number: cdv.2014.17 Sík G…

  • Portraits of an unidentified couple from Marosvásárhely (II)

    albumen print on cardboard, carte de visite Ciehulski Péter, Marosvásárhely (Târgu-Mureș / Neumarkt am Mieresch), ca. 1870-5 acquired from a dealer from Timișoara / Temesvár entry number: cdv.2012.32 recto: www.ipernity.com/doc/292229/36320288

  • Portraits of an unidentified couple from Marosvásárhely (II)

    albumen print on cardboard, carte de visite Ciehulski Péter, Marosvásárhely (Târgu-Mureș / Neumarkt am Mieresch), ca. 1870-5 acquired from a dealer from Timișoara / Temesvár entry number: cdv.2012.32 verso: www.ipernity.com/doc/292229/36320292


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