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NEW YORK : Souvenir Book

NEW YORK : Souvenir Book

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Adolph Wittemann
Published by Albertype Company,Brooklyn, NY, 1905

Wraps covers  with a tipped in collotypes 8" x 3" on the front cover.  String bound with 45 pages each illustrated with a collotype images 5 7/8" x 7 7/8" and one panorama double page illustrated with a collotype 5 7/8" x 15". Each plate is titled at the bottom edge. A very scarce New York City album.

Brothers Adolph and Herman Wittemann founded the company Wittemann Brothers Publishing Company (later known as The Albertype Company) in Brooklyn, New York, in 1887, where they published and printed postcards and view cards for view books. They used the recent innovation of collotype, also known as albertype, to mechanically reproduce images. Adolph Wittemann was a photographer and photographed different cities and regions.

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