Francoforte sul Meno, 1834 - Naples, 1914
Lot of nine handpainted albumen printes of Neapolitan folk costumes, around 1880
Albumen manually handprints inks with aniline, various sizes
Prints on thin paper. In the collection, in addition to the famous "writer of letters" and the "shoeshine with pickpocket", there are four rare outdoor scenes. Two prints show a serial of pencil codes printing on the verso.
CONDITION REPORT: Uniform conservation status. Margins with small mechanical lacerations, some failures