Título: Professeurs et docteurs en medecine.
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Moscow: N.p., 1892. Folio (25" X 18"). Plate II from a set of twenty loose black and white prints originally sold as a set in a portfolio, printed in Moscow in 1892. This untitled set of large, high quality photographic prints (each measures 25" X 18") commemorates some unidentified imperial autograph collection, with each print picturing a montage of autographs in specific collecting fields. Subject matters represented include many of the classic areas of autograph collecting: scientists (several different), artists, musicians, actors, opera performers, ballet stars, writers and poets, statesmen and more. While the signed photographs (usually cartes-de-visite), letters and other documents depicted in each montage are international in scope, there tend to be more Russian (go figure!) and French persons. Print number II depicts sixteen cartes-de-visite -- the most of any in this set of prints. Pictured are Wilhelm Grubbe, W. Paschoutine, Carmen Ludwig, Charcot, N. Sklifassowsky, Leiden, E. Pawloff, Th. Bilroth, Ioh. Metzger, A. Krassowsky, William Jenner, P. Kowalewsky, Jean Chtchelkoff, Kussmaul, Cesare Lombroso and L. Pasteur. Ten have signed and/or inscribed their portraits; the rest are accompanied by various holograph signed documents. Very good. Minor soiling, with a few small edge tears. Very attractive, with large, untrimmed margins. These pre-revolutionary prints from the heyday of the czars -- all in handsome, clean condition -- are seldom encountered in this country, and come direct from our contact. All signatures depicted on these images are, remember, photographic reproductions of their signatures -- not authentic original signatures. N° de ref. de la librería 25052
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