Two CDV-format albumen prints of a boy fishing, by S. P. Christmann, Berlin, circa 1870. With bright applied hand-coloring in green, orange, red, blue, purple and perhaps additional colors. With reverse imprints reading "Kinder-Album nach der Natur photographirt / No. 725 (726) / Verlag von S. P. Christmann in Berlin / Phot. d'apres nature." Price: $55. ( Inventory# ic462.725 )
The first image appears to show the boy baiting his hook, while in the second he patiently awaits a fish.
Last updated April 28, 2017