Photochrom Zürich (PZ) - Veiled women in a street in the Casbah of Algiers, Algeria

Description
Photochrom Zürich (PZ) - Veiled women in a street in the Casbah of Algiers, Algeria
Photochromic - circa 1885

This beautiful photograph shows the inside of the Casbah of Algiers, two veiled women walking in the Red Sea street in Algiers, Algeria.

Sharpness: Excellent.
Contrast: Very good
Colors: Very good
Details: Very good
Size: 18 x 22 cm.
Base: Free, not laminated
Numbered and captioned bottom left.

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
Alger, rue de la Mer rouge
Technique
Photolithography
Signature
Signed in negative
Condition
Very fine
Vintage print
Yes
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