Upcoming Auctions and Events

Global notice COVID-19 Important notice
RICHARD BUCHTA
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VA… Read more
RICHARD BUCHTA

Central Africa

Details
RICHARD BUCHTA
Central Africa
49 albumen prints. Circa 1880s. Varying sizes from 5½ x 4 in. (14 x 10.2 cm.) to 5 5/8 x 8 in. (14.3 x 20.2 cm.) or the reverse. The majority titled in French and/or signed/credited in the negative, each mounted one or two per page on thick cream card titled Album d'Afrique centrale and with linear gilt border, each with library stamps on the mount. (49)
Literature
See: Monti, Africa Then, Photographs 1840-1918, p.163
Special Notice

No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

Lot Essay

Includes scenes of village life, individual and group portraits and river views. Richard Buchta was an amateur photographer who photographed in Sudan, Uganda and the Congo around 1880.
;

More from PHOTOGRAPHS

View All
View All