Early 20th century photograph album containing 50 mounted black-and-white photographs from the Andalucía region of Spain, most captioned on the image, the majority by Garzón, with sites depicted including city views, street scenes, the Seville Cathedral, El Alcázar, the district of El Albaicín, village folk, and the Alhambra. Some foxing and toning, primarily to mountings, images mostly clear; pen notation to front endpaper. Image size 6" x 8". Oblong 8vo. Leather. Rubbing to spine and extremities. N.p. (Sevilla/Granada) n.d. (circa 1912). Rafael Garzón was born in Granada in 1863. During his lifetime, he held photography studios in Córdoba, inside the Alhambra in Granada, and in Seville. He became most famous for the photographic portraits he made in his studio inside the Alhambra, and his photographs illustrated the Commercial Guide of Granada. He also photographed the aristocracy of Seville and the first 19th century tourists who traveled to Andalucía. Not much is known about the biography of Abelardo and Enrique Linares, except that they were active in and around Granada from circa 1900 to 1930.ra. (Inventory #: 48558)
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