(Ethnography – Pau – France)


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Collection of 23 watercolored carte-de-visite (6 cm x 10 cm) photographs, 6 carte-de-visite watercolored illustrations and 9 black&white carte-de-visite photographs, taken by the photographer Roman Bendowski of Pau (Pyrénées-Atlantique). The collection gathers a series of photographs of peasants, artisans and bourgeois in the city of Pau between 1860 and 1875, period of activity of Bendowski. With a total of 38 pieces, this collection represent an interesting study of ethnography in a special historical period of economic growth of the city. Brown leather hardcover album (12 cm x 16 cm) with decorated metal clips, one clip is missing. General bindings defects.