Sunday, September 27, 2015

Johann Georg Hameter

The works of Johann Georg Hameter includes portraits, cityscapes, architecture and industrial shots. Especially the last two genres can be counted among his specialties. Hameters recordings of railway architecture in the vicinity of his residence in Dordrecht and Rotterdam, are both technically and artistically to the best that is made in this area in the nineteenth century in the Netherlands.
Also in the field of technology - he improved the technique of carbon printing and manufactured high-quality negatives - Hameter played a role in the history of Dutch photography. LINK library.leiden

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