Vienna: Helm, . First Edition. Photograph. Six 8-1/8" x 5-1/2" albumen photographs on 12-3/4" x 9-3/4" mounts of various towns in Austria and Germany: Spitz, Persenbeug, Strudel, Passau, Weiteneck, and Grein, all from DONAU-ALBUM by Helm of scenes along the Danube. The complete album contained anywhere between 20 and 35 images and has auction records as high as 5000 Euros. Just a bit of fading to the images. Near Fine and scarce. Item #020374
Amand Helm was born in 1831 in Teplice (now Czech Republic). His photographic career began in 1861 in Prague. In 1864 he exhibited his landscape photographs and photographs on porcelain at the Vienna Photographic Exhibition. He first published the DONAU-ALBUM in 1868.