195. [Africa]

BONAPARTE, Roland

Village Kabyle.

[Paris, 1889]

100 aristotypes, collodion on paper, 210 x 155 mm, some faded.

Mounted in 2 folio albums, full black leather.

This uncommon publication was produced during the Exposition Universelle, on Prince Bonapartes (1858-1924) expenses. He was president of the Société de Géographie, the world's oldest geographical society from 1910 till his death. Near the Village Kabyle a photographic studio was set up. Five copies could be traced, of which an album with 26 prints at the French Société de Géographie.

€ 1.500 / 2.500

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