Photochrom Zurich (PZ) - Arab barbers in the street, Cairo, Egypt

Description
Photochrom Zurich (PZ) - Arab barbers in the street, Cairo, Egypt
Large size, Vintage, Photochromic - circa 1885

This exceptionally expressive photograph is a large vintage photochromic print showing several Arab barbers in the streets of Cairo, Egypt
Sharpness: Excellent.
Colors: Excellent.
Contrast: Stark.
Details: Excellent.
Size: 27x21 cm.
Numbered and captioned below in gold capital letters.

The process of photochromy was invented in the 1880’s by Hans Jacob Schmidt (1856-1924) His invention was patented by Orell Füssli in 1888, who then created a branch names Photochrom Zurich (later known as PZ. Photoglob Zürich in 1895) This invention was presented at the Universal Exhibition in Paris in 1900, and was received with enthusiasm, which helped it become successful...

Lot details
Artist
PZ. Photochrom
Title of artwork
Kairo, Coiffeurs arabes dans la rue
Technique
Photolithography
Signature
Signed in negative
Condition
Extremely fine
Vintage print
Yes
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