Halle: Wilhelm Knapp, 1926. Kuhn, Heinrich. First edition. 8vo., 147 pp., adverts. Printed paper wrappers. Chipped at edges, wrappers detached, photographic club stamp on front, toned, unopened. Fair. Item #29748
Kühn was born in Dresden to a wealthy family in 1866; in 1879 he made his first photographs. He studied botany and medicine but due to his financial security he settled in Innsbruck in 1887 and devoted himself entirely to photography. He was instrumental in forming the Vienna camera club around the same time. He is known as a master of the gum bichromate, the multiple gum printing and the oil process and a major figure in the Pictorialist mode. Among his many honors he, was elected a member of the Linked Ring in 1866. Issued in the series: Enzyklopädie der Photographie und Kinematographie, Heft 109.
Roosens and Salu No. 6769.