Unique collection of 3 vintage albums from German sport photographer and war correspondent Carl ... Unique collection of 3 vintage albums from German sport photographer and war correspondent Carl ... Unique collection of 3 vintage albums from German sport photographer and war correspondent Carl ...

Unique collection of 3 vintage albums from German sport photographer and war correspondent Carl Weinrother, documenting his personal life, The Berlin Olympic Games of 1936, and Sport in war-torn Europe [INCLUDES ORIGINAL ARTIFACTS, DOCUMENTS, AND SILVER GELATIN PRINTS]

Weinrother, Carl

Published by NP ND, NP
Condition: vg Hardcover
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Oblong folio. Unpaginated. Collection of 3 vintage albums from German sport photographer and war correspondent Carl Weinrother, documenting his personal life, the Berlin Olympic Games of 1936, and Sport competitions in Nazi Germany and war-torn Europe. Carl Weinrother (1898-1975) was working for the Presse Bild Zentrale, a German press photo agency which was was located in Berlin and operated before and throughout the WWII years. This unique collection is divided into three albums: - The Familien-Chronik album: Oblong folio. Unpaginated. [30] tissue-guarded leaves. Original full cloth with gold lettering on front cover. Pasted on inside of front cover is a 10 2/8 x 7 6/8" humorous drawing depicting Carl Weinrother taking a picture of a couple made of a pretty young lady and an old man. This album contains 225 pasted photographs (including fifteen late 19th-century, early 20th-century studio portraits) + 4 loose. Most photographs are silver gelatin prints. The photo-album opens with a series of studio portraits depicting Carl Weinrother's grandparents and parents, as well as himself as a little child. These are followed by two school class portraits, and four WWI group portraits of soldiers, including two showing Carl Weinrother in uniform. Includes many photographs of his younger brothers Ullrich and Werner, of his wife Therese, and of their three children Margarete, Justina and Carl Jr. Laid in, two front covers of the "Nürnberger Illustrierte," dated September 3, 1927 and "Der Welt Spiegel," dated September 11, 1927, both featuring two photographs taken by Carl Weinrother, and present in the album. Minor shelf wear along edges of binding. Album in overall good+, interior and photographs in very good condition. - The Berlin Olympic Games album: Oblong folio. Unpaginated. [24] tissue-guarded leaves. Original string bound cream cloth with both a cut-out photograph of Carl Weinrother and his personal press badge pasted on front cover. Weinrother's press armband for the 1936 Olympiads pasted on inside of front cover, along with four 3 1/8 x 2 1/8" original photographs of him taken during the Berlin Games and showing him wearing his armbands. This album contains 16 silver gelatin prints, 216 b/w photographic reproductions, as well as Carl Weinrother's Olympic identity and accreditation press card; 12 official passes; 3 typed circular letters addressed to Weinrother by the Organisations-Komitee fur die XI. Olympiade Berlin 1936; a 2-page information bulletin on the required dress-code for German journalists covering the sporting event; a printed official Invitation by Reich Minister Dr. Goebbels to a reception on the occasion of the Berlin Olympic Games, held on July 30, 1936, at the Zoo Festival Hall; a card featuring the flags of all participating nations; an official booklet for the journalists containing the names of the 114 German press correspondents, a plan of the press venue, a plan of the Reichssportfeld, and a program of the sporting events; 2 large silver gelatin prints (7 x 9 1/2") taken in Greece by H. Sanden, and showing the lightning of the torch ceremony in Olympia; a silver gelatin print (7 x 9 6/8") taken by Carl Weinrother, depicting a scene from the closing ceremony at night; a silver gelatin print (7 x 9 6/8") taken by Van der Becke, showing Jesse Owens crossing the finish line of the 100-meter sprint; the 216 b/w photographic reproductions are part of two complete series: A first series of 12 photographs showing "Berlin im Festschmuck" (Berlin in festive decorations), with a caption text pasted on tissue-guard. Each photograph is numbered at lower left corner; A second series of 204 photographs starting with the beginning of the torch relay in Athens up to the closing ceremony, highlight the most memorable moments of the 1936 Berlin Games. The photographs' 17 captioned texts are pasted on the tissue-guards. Pasted on inside of back cover are three newspaper clips withthe total gold, silver and bronze medalsach. Bookseller Inventory # 39001

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Title: Unique collection of 3 vintage albums from ...

Publisher: NP ND, NP

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition.

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