In 1960, Raumbild-Verlag Siegfried Brandmüller released a box set entitled “Europa”, featuring short a number of short series on a number of countries. This one, entitled “Denmark”, should really be titled “Copenhagen”, as every image in the series is taken in that city. The quality of the images is varied; some are wonderfully composed and have a great stereoscopic effect. Some are poorly composed. Some have poor stereoscopic effect. One is a night photo, which don’t often work well stereographically unless printing very carefully from a perfect negative. In any case, it’s a wonderful time capsule on the city over half a century ago – enjoy!
Oh, and nota bene: in order to demonstrate the wild variation in printing which is characteristic of Raumbild-Verlag under both Brandmüller and Otto Schönstein before him, these are all scanned at exactly the same size – so compare the borders as you look at the stereo pairs to see the numerous odd printing defects on these cards. Not that this makes them any less enjoyable – it’s just interesting (to stereography nerds like myself).
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