Storm Ahead!

Storm Ahead!

An insurance underwriter by trade from Albany, New York, amateur photographer Henry W. Schonewolf (1870-1944)  was an active member of the Postal Photographic Club, where members exchanged a portfolio of photographs through the mails for enjoyment and criticism.

Storm Coming!, dating to at least 1906, when it was reproduced as a halftone in the July issue of the Photo Era and titled The Coming Storm, is a blue-toned carbon print entered in the Club’s portfolio for January, 1910.

-pasted Postal Camera Club white label on verso of folder 5.0 x 8.7 cm:

Name: HW Schonewolf
Title: Storm ahead!
No. 12
Portfolio for: Jan


print condition: discoloration to areas of print surface recto

Storm Ahead!

Image Dimensions23.5 x 32.3 cm corner glued

Support Dimensions24.3 x 33.3 cm | sight: 28.5 x 36.2 cm | folder opened: 57.0 x 36.2 cm