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Johann Franz Michiels
View of Cologne Cathedral as seen from the southeast
22.2 x 30.3 cm
Bassenge Photography Auctions
Auction 110, 19th - 21st Century Photography, 6 December 2017, Lot: 4085
Michiels views of the Cologne Cathedral are among some of the earliest German architectural photographs and were displayed alongside his other photographs at the Paris World Fair in 1855.
Lit.: Uta Grefe. Köln in frühen Photographien 1847-1914. Munich 1988, ill. plate 74 (variant - this print slightly earlier).