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HAMMERSCHMIDT, W.

Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem.

Stock Code
81211
Cairo, 1864
£525

Wilhelm Hammerschmidt (1860-1869) was a German photographer who settled in Cairo circa 1960 and established the Hammerschmidt shop there. He is known to have photographed in the Holy Land, Egypt, Syria and Nubia. Hammerschmidt exhibited his ten views of Egypt at the Société Française de Photographie in 1861 before becoming a member the following year. He is know to be active for only about 9 years, from 1860 to 1869.

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Description

Albumen print. 210 x 275 mm. Good tonal range and in good condition, photographer's credit and number in negative.

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