PhotographerTheodor and Oskar Hofmeister



JournalDie Kunst in der Photographie 1899

AtelierGeorg Büxenstein & Co.


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Farming, Harvesting, Genre: Women, Landscape, Figure, Portrait: Woman, Women: Occupational


Image Dimensions: 15.9 x 22.2 cm : Art folio #6, plate #5

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Die Kunst in der Photographie : 1897-1908 - German photographic art journal

Ernte translates to “Harvest” in English. This photograph has also been titled Abend or “Evening” and “The Haymaker”.


Original copy for this entry posted to Facebook on August  24, 2011:

Mechanized harvesting has overtaken manuel labor in most parts of the world. Overt romanticizing aside, PhotoSeed’s collection is an opportunity to see a world without the advent of the Industrial Revolution. “Harvest” is one example from this era by the Hofmeister brothers of Hamburg, Germany.