(Göteborg): Gumpertska konsthandelns förlag, n.d. (ca. 1865-1870). First edition. Folio, with 12 (7 x 8 1/2 inch) original gold-toned albumen photographs on printed stiff paper mounts (12 1/ 4 x 16 1/2 inches). Calf-backed gilt-stamped and decoratively embossed cloth folder. Lightly faded, worn and rubbed at the edges, else very good. The mounts show small faint stains; one photo shows some smudging from what appears to be an attempt at retouching. Item #29430
A portfolio of twelve 19th century photographs of Göteborg (Gothenburg), Sweden. The views show the harbor with sailing ships and canals with bridges, the public buildings and houses, the train terminal, etc. The tonal quality is full and rich, and the architectural detail is extremely sharp. Gothenborg is home to Hasselblad.