Building and place identified in period pencil on the recto of the mount. With photographer's blind stamp on recto of mount.
Franz Richard was a Heidelberg photographer in the 1860s and 1870s, who made prints and stereos of the city and its surroundings.
His work is in the collections of the California Museum of Photography, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Smith College Museum of Art, the Museum of New Mexico, the George Eastman House, the Visual Studies Workshop, the University of Texas Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, the Rijksmuseum, and the Canadian Centre for Architecture.
He is listed in the George Eastman House database, in Witkin and London's The Photograph Collector's Guide, in Gary Edward's Int'l Guide to 19th-century Photographers, and in William Darrah's The World of Stereos.
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Medium Albumen print from wet plate negative
Mount on original mount
Photo Date 1860s Print Date 1860s
Dimensions 10-11/16 x 8-1/8 in. (271 x 206 mm)
Photo Country Germany
Photographer Country Germany
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