Falkland Islands No1. Gustav Schulz

No1 Falklands Islands. South America. Illustrated by Gustav Schulz 1890. Gustav Schulz was a Prussian-born artist and photographer, who was living in England, with premises in Ship Street, Brighton in 1875. He was a keen traveller who journeyed to South Africa and South America. At his Anglo-German Studio he produced views of notable buildings in Sussex as well as studio portraits. In 1887 Gustav Schulz took the long steamship journey to the Falkland Islands, and remained on the islands for a year, using local boatmen to ferry him and his heavy equipment around. He compiled a portfolio of topographical views of the islands. The accomplished images recording early settlement (British sovereignty had only been reasserted in 1833) and the range of plentiful wildlife found on the shores. In 1890 Schulz entered into a business partnership with the Leipzig publishing firm of Julius Klinkhardt. The English edition, of Schulz’s twenty photographs and commentary were published in the early 1890s by C.Gross & Co of Mincing Lane, EC3. 20 rotogravures in publisher`s original green cloth portfolio with gilt lettering and decoration. Some fading to spine and back. Images are good with some minor dirt from handling.

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  • Falklands Islands No1. Gustav Schulz
  • Falklands Islands No1. Gustav Schulz
  • Falklands Islands No1. Gustav Schulz