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In the Kraals of South Africa - photographs. The copy of the Austrian photographer Bruno Hentschel

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In the Kraals of South Africa: Peeps at the Land of the Kaffir and the Hottentot. A Story of Gospel Labours among the Tribes of the Desert - An important travel book to South Africa, accompanied by 30 early photographs of sights from the continent. Published by John Ritchie, Kilmarnock. [Around 1900]. The copy of the Austrian photographer Bruno Henschel with his signature on the first title page.

Bruno Hentschel - An important photographer of Austrian origin who opened a studio in Jerusalem in the 1890s. In 1898 he published a book containing many photographs of Jerusalem that he took. He photographed two series that together included about 350 photographs of Eretz Israel, some of which are currently in the Zionist archive.

104 p. Original cover. Ex-libris of aristocracy before the title page. Light stains. Good condition.

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175. In the Kraals of South Africa - photographs. The copy of the Austrian photographer Bruno Hentschel