Hamburg: Altonaier Museum, Norddeutsches Landesmuseum, 1978. First edition. Square 8vo., 72 pp., illustrations in text, plus (52) leaves of plates (two or four photos per page). Illustrated stiff wrappers. Very good. Item #27034
This exhibition catalog provides a concise description of the invention of photography; it then covers German marine photographers, their images from fishing vessels through large cruise ships. A few of the photographers whose work appears in this catalog are the following: Oscar and Theodor Hofmeister, Hans Breuer, Georg Koppmann, John Thiele, W. Sander & Sohn, Dr. R. Lütgens. Atelier Schaul (Hamburg), and others. Prepared for an exhbition of photography of ships from the collection of the Altonaier Museum in Hamburg; includes bibliographical references.