Antique Prints of Various Trades

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Shoemaker, Cobbler

"Dolce Occupazione" Sweet occupation, Suesse Beschaeftigung

Shoemaker's workshop. Shoemaker / cobbler taking measures of a young lady's leg.

Photograph of the painting by Antonio Rotta (1828-1903)

Photograph by "Photographische Gesellschaft Berlin" and likewise published in London and New York. Ca. 1900

Photo is mounted within plate marks on large carton. Text, tile and address etc on underlying carton.

Photograph: 22,7 x 32 cm (ca. 8.9 x 12.6")

Underlying cardboard: 42,8 x 58 cm (ca. 16.9 x 22.8")

$ 250.00

Order Nr. PHOTOGRAPHY246882


Diamond polisher

"Le travail des diamants. - Les polisseurs"

Below the image and on the reverse side is text about diamond cutting and polishing
including diagrams of the carat size of diamonds.

Second page:

"Le travail des diamants - Les Fendeurs"

Two pages about diamond cutting and polishing diamonds.

Published ca 1875.

Size of each page: 27 x 17 cm ( 10.6 x 6.6 ")

Price for the two pages: $ 40.00

Order Nr. TRADE245422


Button Collection

"Collection de Boutons"
"Coix de boutons de la collection de M. le baron Perignon"

Wood engraving after Eduard Garnier dated 1881. Below the imge and on the reverse side
is text about the button collection.

20.5 x 14.5 cm ( 8 x 5.7 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. RADE245706


"Atelier de dentellieres; le Lacis. Dame faisant du pont (regne de Louis XVI"

 

"Dame du temps de LouisXIII brodant. Le Marchand de dentelles parisien"

Two complete pages with the wood engravings above and text about the lace and embroidary
work and the selling of the finished products. The text gives historical background.
Printed 1881.

Size of each page: 27 x 17 cm ( 10.6 x 6.6 ")

Price for the two pages: $ 35.00

Order Nr. TRADE245490


"Wandernde Barbiere in China" ( wandering barbers in China )

Wood engraving ca 1880. Reverse side is printed. Light age toning.

23 x 32 cm ( 9 x 12.5 ")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. CHINA242784


"Le Marchand de rubans" ( merchant of ribbons )

Wood engraving by Mouilleron after Poisson, published 1868.
Reverse side is printed.

13.5 x 10 cm ( 5.3 x 3.9 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. TRADE242629


chimney sweep and a baker - Kaminkehrer und Baecker

"Schwarz und Weiss " ( black and white - a chimney sweep and a baker - Kaminkehrer und Baecker )

Wood engraving after a painting by E. Jeanmarie, 1894. Reverse side is printed.
Lower margin is narrow.

17.7 x 24 cm ( 6.9 x 9.4 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. TRADE241555


"Paper Making Machinery of the Pusey & Jones Company, Eilmington, Del."

Wood engraving dated 1884. Reverse side is printed.
Overall light age toning.

30.5 x 23.8 cm ( 12 x 9.3 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. TRADE239600


"Le gaz le pousse, le gaz le chasse " ( Allumeur de Laternes )

This print shows the old trade of a lamplighter. It is actually showing contrast of old and new France of the French Revolution. Extra page of text included with the story of these forgotten lamplighters and the New France.
More text ( incomplete - on the reverse side of the image. In 1729 there were 5,772 such lantern in Paris.

Image: 15.5 x 13.3 cm ( 6.1 x 5.2 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. TRADE243546


"Eine Bauhuette im Mittelalter" ( a building workshop in the Middle Ages"

Wood engraving, 1875. Reverse side is printed.

8 x 11.2 cm ( 3.1 x 4.4 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. TRADE242211


Schmied.

No title. Blacksmith, Schmied

Copper engraving made after the painting in the collection of
the Duke of Choiseul. Original hand coloring. 1770.

Image size: 14.5 x 12.3 cm ( 5.7 x 4.8 ")
Page size: 28 x 21.5 cm ( 11 x 8.4 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. TRADE242597


No title.

On the left side is a woman making lace ( bobbin lace, knipling, Kloeppeln, macrame).
In the background is a man lying in a support on a grinding stone?

Copper engraving made after the painting in the collection of
the Duke of Choiseul. Original hand coloring. Dated 1770

17 x 13.5 cm ( 6.6 x 5.3 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. TRADE243217


Taupier - Mole Catcher

"Le Taupier" ( Mole Catcher )

Wood engraving dated 1880. Below the image and on the reverse side is an interesting
article ( in French ) describing the job of a mole catcher (trapper). The image shows the
sharp tool used to catch moles. Hanging near the end are several moles!

Image: 15.5 x 11 cm ( 6.1 x 4.3 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. TRADE243592


No Title ( Blacksmith, Hufschmid, Farrier, Horseshoer )

No Title.

Copper engraving made after the painting in the collection of
the Duke of Choiseul. Original hand coloring. Dated 1770.

Image size:12.7 x 12.2 cm ( 5 x 4.8 ")
Page size: 28 x 21.5 cm ( 11 x 8.4 ")

Some minor signs of age and use in margins.

$ 35.00

Order Nr. HORSE242271


"Peintre en Batimens, Eschafaudage Interieur de Monument"

Copper engraving from the Encyclopedia by D. Diderot and J. d'Alembert. It was published in Paris ca 1770.

Image: 22 x 15.5 cm ( 8.6 x 6.1 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. TRADE243814


"L'Hotel des Postes"
"La grande salle de l'hotel des Postes aux heures de depart"

Wood engraving showing departing mailmen in the post building in Paris 1871.
Below the image and on the reverse side is an article about the post system in Paris.

Image: 10.5 x 14.5 cm ( 4.1 x 5.7 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. TRADE245335


" The Glass Blower "

Wood engraving in classical style ca 1870. Below the image and on the reverse side is an interesting
article ( in English ) about glass as a substance, its components and uses.

Page size: 18.5 x 13.5 cm ( 7.2 x 5.3 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. TRADE237223


The Cochineal and Lac Insects" (Dactylopius coccus - Scale insects) Crimson colored dye carmine.

Lithograph by W. Hawkins. Original hand coloring. From ăGraphic Illustrations of Animals shewing their utility in their employments during life and uses after death". London, ca. 1860.

In the center of the lithograph shown:

Coccus lacca, coccus cacti, croton lacciferum (Asia) Cactus cocheniliffera (Prickly Pear) South America.

Uses on surrounding pictures clockwise from top: Gathering cochineal; crossing the Andes with serons of Cochineal; Dying C.; for Colour---C.; Japanning---L.; Sealing Wax---L.;

Hatmaking---L.; Making ShellLac; Gathering Stick Lac---Asia.

The use as a cosmetic dye as for lipsticks is not shown here.

Some minor spotting mainly in margins. Repair in lower margin on centerfold.

Size within black borderlines: 30.3 x 36.5 cm (11.9 x 14.3")

$ 240.00

Order Nr. INSECTS9941


"Der Marktschreier - Le Charlatan" (Quack doctor, charlatan)

Very large folio size lithograph with great detail. An ambulant quack doctor, charlatan, apothecary impresses country folk of his salutary drugs and concoctions. A profitable business model of only earlier?????? times:

Type of print: Lithograph

Lithographer: Jhann Woelfle (1807-1893)

After the painting by: Gerard Dow (Gerrit Dou 1613-1675)

Published in: Paintings in the Pinakothek Munich and Gallery in Schleissheim

Published by: Piloty and Loehle. Munich, Germany. 1833-40

Condition: Very Good!

Image: 60 x 45,5 cm (ca. 23.6 x 17.9")

Sheet: 80 x 55 cm (ca. 31.5x 21.6"

$ 1200.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE241253


"Le Tonnelier" ( Cooper, barrel maker, Fassbinder, Kuefer )

Wood engraving made after an earlier one by Boucheron. Printed 1874.
Reverse side is printed.

19.7 x 15.7 cm ( 7.4 x 6.1 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. TRADE240495


"Das erste weibliche Schornsteinfeger." ( The first feminine chimney sweep )

Wood engraving after E. Kirchner ca 1910. Reverse side is printed.

20 x 14 cm ( 7.8 x 5.5 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. WOMEN241408


Clock Bells for the New Palace of Westminster

"Clock Bells for the New Palace of Westminster. - Breaking up "Big Ben"

Wood engraving, 1858. Reverse side is printed.

16.2 x 22 cm ( 6.3 x 8.6 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. LONDON240689


"Atelier de tonnellerie" ( Cooper, barrel maker, Fassbinder, Kuefer )

Wood engraving made after an earlier one by Berthaud. Printed 1874.
Reverse side is printed.

7.8 x 10.1 cm ( 3 x 3.9 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. TRADE240524


"Un boucher a Sainte-Marthe" ( a butcher in Santa Marta )

Wood engraving published 1872. Reverse side is printed.

15.5 x 11.5 cm ( 6.1 x 4.5 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. COLOMBIA240429


"Recolte de la terebenthine" ( Collecting terpentine )

Wood engraving printed 1874. Reverse side is printed.

14.5 x 13 cm ( 5.7 x 5.1 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. TRADE240494


" Pierre Corneille chez le savetier"

Wood engraving 1877 showing Pierre Corneille waiting in a shoemaker's shop
to have his shoe repaired. Reverse side is printed.

13.5 x 14 cm ( 5.3 x 5.5 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. TRADE244874


"L'Etameur" ( Tinsmith )

Wood engraving ca 1875. Above and below the image on the page is text in French about
the trade tinsmith. The reverse is printed with unrelated text.

Image: 10.5 x 14.5 cm ( 4.1 x 5.7 ")
Page size: 27 x 17 cm ( 10.6 x 6.6 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. TRADE245213


"Die beiden Collegen" ( the two collegues)

Wood engraving made after a painting by E. Limmer ca 1890. Reverse side is printed.

Print shows a wandering painter meeting an artist painter.

15.8 x 12 cm ( 6.2 x 4.7 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. TRADE237711

Bureau de Poste  Post Office

"Un Bureau de Poste Sous Louis XV"

Wood engraving by Eustache Lorsay printed 1868,Below the image and on
the reverse side is an article ( in French ) about sortig letters in the Bureau de Poste.

image size: 19 x 14.5 cm ( 7.4 x 5.7 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. TRADE242865


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