Plastographical Views of the World: London, the Metropolis
Plastographical Views of the World: London, the Metropolis

SKLANDANOWSKY, Max. Plastographical Views of the World: London, the Metropolis.

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SKLANDANOWSKY, Max. Plastographical Views of the World: London, the Metropolis. Berlin: Deutscher Verlag, [1920].

Oblong 8vo., green card wrappers decorated in black; pp. [xvi], with 15 three-dimensional photographs printed in red, envelope containing instructions and viewing lenses to inner front cover; covers browned to edges and a little scuffed, with some small tears and splitting along the spine; some light spotting; internally a few small creases and dark marks, but for the most part clean.
Series I, Nr. 6 from a series of 10 Plastographical Views of the world including 'A Trip Through Berlin', 'Across South Germany', 'A Rhine Tour', 'Potsdam, Charlottenburg and the Mark', 'Lower Rhine and the Towns on the German Ocean', 'An Excursion to Paris', 'Across East Germany', 'Netherland Trips' and 'In the Heart of Germany'. Underneath each image a short description is printed in English, German and French consecutively.
Skladanowsky (30 April 1863 – 30 November 1939) was a German inventor and early filmmaker who, in the early 1880s, began to experiment with photographic equipment to produce 'Living Images'. His first film was shown in Germany in 1895.

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