Zurich: Attenhofer & Cie. n.d. (ca. 1880). Hardcover. Very good. Item #22345 .
Twenty-two carte-de-vista style albumen hand-colored photographs bound accordion style in a red cloth folder, gilt. The photographs depict ladies in traditional Swiss dress from various Cantons: Geneva, Neuchatel, Valais, Vaud, Schaffhouse, Bale, Soleure, Frybourg, Zouc, Glaris, Berne-Brienz, Thourgovie, St. Gall, Appenzell, Argovie, Grisons, NIdwalden, Schwyz, Uri, Lucedrne, Tessin and Zurich. The hinges of the folder has been neatly repaired, the cloth is worn, the photographs are near fine and mounted on stff cards, most of which have the photographer's name on the reverse. Each photograph is approximately 2½ by 4 inches.
This item is undated. Source materials give dates between 1870 and 1890 for their production. Rare--OCLC lists only 2 complete copies.