The photographic partnership of Giorgio Sommer and Edmond Behles active in Italy in the 19th century.
For the backmarks, studio stamps and studio marks please refer to Giorgio Sommer.
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Napoli (Naples), Italy
Roma (Rome), Italy
*[Giorgio Sommer, Edmond Behles; Sommer worked alone and with son in Napoli, 60s-80s; Behles worked alone in Roma, 60s-70s] Roma, Mario de Fiore #28 (same as Behles earlier address), major producers of common views of Italy, 1500+ (continuous series to the #1000s, + some series in the #3000s and 7000s); "Views of Pompeii", on yellow RMs; many of negs. taken earlier by Behles & carried forward into partnership which was apparently formed in late 60s or early 70s; often used single-lens camera and mild hyperstereo; poor lab. processing often led to extreme fading of images.
T.K. Treadwell & William C. Darrah (Compiled by), Wolfgang, Sell (Updated by), 11/28/2003, Photographers of the World (Non-USA), (National Stereoscopic Association)
|Credit: National Stereoscopic Association with corrections and additions by Alan Griffiths and others.|
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