Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Studio Otto und Georg Haeckel. n/a.
Studio Otto und Georg Haeckel
Studio Otto und Georg Haeckel
Studio Otto und Georg Haeckel

Studio Otto und Georg Haeckel

Berlin: 1910s. Photographs. Paperback. 7 1/4 x 5" - Two groups of original silver prints taken by Otto Haeckel (11) and the Brothers Haeckel (5). The 16 photographs depict Jewish life in Lithuania and Poland at the beginning of the 20th Century; portraits, e.g. of Rabbi Isaak Jakob Reines, family portraits, war time city street life in Lida and Lodz, and a small group showing traditional Jewish rites. Scarce photographic representation of Eastern European Jewish life at the time of WWI. Otto and Georg Haeckel made a name for themselves photographing motion sequences using shutter speeds of up to one thousand's of a second. They worked for Berlin newspapers as press-photographers, for aristocrats and Kaiser Wilhelm, and documented Berlin everyday life. Their output of work is estimated to be some 200,000 photographs of which many were destroyed during WWII. Photographs with studio stamps and typed captions on back. Some photos slightly faded. Photographs in overall very good condition. vg. Item #34712

Price: $3,500.00

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