Lands End: San Francisco

PhotographerSigismund Blumann

CountryUnited States

MediumGelatin Silver with hand-coloring


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California, Color photograph, Landscape, Marine, Supports


Image Dimensions: 6.9 x 10.2 cm (rough-surface deckled-edged print glued within support window)
Support Dimensions: Detail: 19.0 x 14.7 cm (cream-colored, deckle-edged studio mount )

Associated Blog Posts:

California Pipe Dreamer

Sigismund Blumann called his process of hand-coloring a black and white photograph a “Pastelograph´╗┐”, of which this is a fine example. This photograph most likely dates from before 1933, when the photographer was known to include his honorarium FRPS (Fellow, Royal Photographic Society-the year he gained the honor) along with his signature to his work.

Print details recto: signed in graphite at lower right corner of window impression: Sigismund Blumann.
verso: written in graphite: Lands End: San Francisco

Provenance: Sigismund Blumann’s grandson.

Lands End: San Francisco