About This Image

Calligraphic ink title on mount. Koningforst translates to the "Royal or King's Forest" It is better known as a 2,519 acre nature reserve near Cologne. Wahn is a suburb of Cologne. Francis Alfred Bolton was active from about 1895-1910, and the prints date from that period. They represent his working prints and are probably all that remain of his work apart from a few prints in the Royal Photographic Society collection. He is mentioned in Margaret Harker's book on the Linked Ring and was a member of the Linked Ring and was a fellow of the Royal Photographic Society. Several of his images were published in The Amateur Photographer & Photographic News, including several cover photographs. Provenance: family archive at auction.

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In the Konigforst (sic), Wahn
Francis Alfred Bolton In the Konigforst (sic), Wahn

Price $650

Main Image

Ref.# 10941

Medium Gum print

Mount on original mount

Photo Date 1900c  Print Date 1900c

Dimensions 5-1/4 x 7-15/16 in. (133 x 202 mm)

Photo Country United Kingdom (UK)

Photographer Country United Kingdom (UK)


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