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A MOUNTED MALACHITE PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM, the upper cover of malachite mounted in brass, the spine (worn) and lower cover of maroon velvet, with clasps, by J. Spörhase, St. Petersburg with his label, containing 41 albumen prints of topographical views of St. Petersburg and its environs, by A. Laurens, St. Petersburg, each print approx. 6½ x 4 5/8in. (16.5 x 11cm.), mounted on card with captions in Russian and French, with buff watered silk liners and doublures with gilt inscription Henrik und Clara Pontoppidan 12 September 1844-1869 von H.J. Pallisen, edges gilt

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A MOUNTED MALACHITE PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM, the upper cover of malachite mounted in brass, the spine (worn) and lower cover of maroon velvet, with clasps, by J. Spörhase, St. Petersburg with his label, containing 41 albumen prints of topographical views of St. Petersburg and its environs, by A. Laurens, St. Petersburg, each print approx. 6½ x 4 5/8in. (16.5 x 11cm.), mounted on card with captions in Russian and French, with buff watered silk liners and doublures with gilt inscription Henrik und Clara Pontoppidan 12 September 1844-1869 von H.J. Pallisen, edges gilt overall 8¾ x 11¾in. (22 x 29.5cm.)
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