A fine pair of aristocratic photograph albums belonging to members from the same family, containing numerous cabinet cards, in matching full morocco with raised silver metal coronets and monograms, c1890s. Two original portrait photograph albums, from the same aristocratic European family. Both bound in full black morocco, with blind ruling. Silver metal coronet and monogram to both covers,'JLE' and'KE'. Red edges to card leaves.JLE' album containing 21 cabinet cards (remaining apertures left blank) /'KE' album with 25 cabinet cards (remaining apertures left blank). All photographs mounted in the apertures of thick gilt-ruled card leaves. 24 thick card leaves (48 apertures) in each album, so 46 apertures are filled and approx. Printed studio details on verso and/or recto of most cabinet cards (variety of German and Eastern European studios).
Size: 4to - each album approx. 21.5cm x 18cm x 6.5cm. Some scratching / scuffing to covers. Light foxing to card leaves. Some fading / age-toning to a few images, but generally tones very good.
Please ask if you require a more detailed condition report, or view gallery images closely. An attractive pair of late 19th century aristocratic European portrait photograph, containing a combined total of 46 cabinet cards, with the remaining apertures left blank. Various studios, with locations suggesting a Prussian origin. The silvered coronets and monograms on each cover imply links to an imperial lineage. Gallery images are of the actual item and show general condition.All books are collated and complete unless otherwise stated. Additional images, and condition / item details, can be provided on request, typically within 24 hours or less. We pack solidly, and have much experience despatching items quickly all over the world with trusted and trackable carriers. All items are vintage and genuine.
Regards, Kernoozers [member of the trusted PBFA organisation since 2005]. The item "19thC TWO fine European ARISTOCRAT cabinet photograph albums PRUSSIA / Germany" is in sale since Monday, October 11, 2021.This item is in the category "Collectables\Photographic Images\Photograph Albums". The seller is "kernoozers" and is located in Ascot. This item can be shipped worldwide.