ORIGINAL RARE MOUNTAIN AND MOUNTAINEERING PHOTOGRAPHS FOR SALE
Mountain and Mountaineering Photography. Photography soon became the more common
medium used to illustrate mountaineering books as the camera replaced the artist.
1869 Josiah Whitney The Yosemite Guidebook
Original and Rare Mountain and Mountaineering Photographs for sale. Vittorio Sella,
Mountaineers became accomplished not only with their ice–axes but also with the camera
as they took on intrepid routes in search of alternative ways to reach the top. Of
the first mountaineering books were illustrated with real photographic prints pasted
in by hand. as the DONKIN,
Photochrom 22 coloured photolithographs of the Alps (The First?) glass covered with
gilt border and folding back. Photochrom Co. Ltd. London (PZ Zurich) c1895 22
x 17 cms. some 6 or so are cracked - Zermatt, Chamonix, Mont Blanc, de Saussure etc. RARE
with original 19th. century tabletop folding walnut veneer and ebonised photograph
and stereo graphoscope viewer.
Original photographs of Zermatt and the Matterhorn, Chamonix and Mont Blanc, Mount
Everest with Hillary and Tenzing. The Alps, Snowdon, Grand Saint Bernard, albumen
prints, lantern slides, stereo views.
Albert Smith Original Photograph carte-de-visite showing Smith standing by the chair. Adolphe
Paul Auguste Beau for Silvi, Camille-Léon-Louis photographer, London c1860 albumen
print made from glass negative. mounted on original card.
George Perry? Abraham LANTERN SLIDES of Alpine Climbing and the Dolomites. G.P.
Abraham. c1900 Glass negative double image (stereoview) Lantern? Slides - individual
views. 8 x 8 cms. individual slides for sale. by direct descent from the collection
of Ashley Abraham.
Auguste Garcin SOUVENIR DE LA SUISSE. A. Garcin. Photographie, Geneve. c1880 24
orig. albumen photo. fold. views. (10 x 15 cms.) inc. Le Mont Cervin et L'Hotel du
Riffel, Geneve et Le Mont Blanc, Interlaken et La Jungfrau, Grindelwald et Le Wetterhorn,
Zurich, Le Mont Rose Vu du Gornergrat, Chamonix et Le Mont Blanc, Traversee de La
Mer de Glace (Chamonix).. orig. blue cloth - very badly stained, but contents are
good. oblong 8to.