Rare images of the Amazon forest in the mid-19th century

The image of the pristine Amazon forest appeared in black and white frames is seen as a special gift, and is an invaluable lesson in protecting the Earth's green lungs.

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Rare images of the Amazon forest in the mid-19th century

Rare images of the Amazon forest in the mid-19th century
During a five-month expedition, from late 1867 to early 1868, the German photographer, Albert Frisch, recorded a few images of the Amazon jungle from the purest, most pristine perspective. This is the first time the world has the opportunity to admire this mysterious rainforest.
Rare images of the Amazon forest in the mid-19th century

Rare images of the Amazon forest in the mid-19th century
To complete this set, Albert Frisch had to camouflage, walk and row the boat for more than 1,600 km. During the trip, he captured the clearest images of tribal life and indigenous people.
Rare images of the Amazon forest in the mid-19th century

Rare images of the Amazon forest in the mid-19th century

Rare images of the Amazon forest in the mid-19th century

Rare images of the Amazon forest in the mid-19th century
Photographers are tasked with surveying and documenting the lives of plants and animals in the area. In total, he collected 35 species of plants, along with some photos of fish and freshwater creatures.
Rare images of the Amazon forest in the mid-19th century
To create photographs capturing the panoramic view of the inhabitants of the Amazon forest area, Mr. Frisch used the "collodion" photography technique. This is a photographic method of the 19th century, favored by photographers and widely applied.
Rare images of the Amazon forest in the mid-19th century
This simple wooden boat is a great assistant of Mr. Albert Frisch in the days of exploring this pristine forest.
Rare images of the Amazon forest in the mid-19th century

Rare images of the Amazon forest in the mid-19th century
Under the simple, shabby thatched roofs, the local tribes lived together for generations, taking the forest as a source of life, and taking the protection of the forest as a sacred duty.
Rare images of the Amazon forest in the mid-19th century
The scene of ruins in many places is a prediction of the natural destruction of humans in the 21st century.
Rare images of the Amazon forest in the mid-19th century

Rare images of the Amazon forest in the mid-19th century
The slices of people's lives here are hailed as the most impressive highlight of the series. Sotheby's auction house said that the photographer Albert Frisch's photo series is the most successful Amazon region exploration work. "The composition, angle and vision are truly extraordinary," emphasizes Emily Bierman, Vice President of Sotheby's.
Rare images of the Amazon forest in the mid-19th century

Rare images of the Amazon forest in the mid-19th century
In 1869, the series was published widely around the world. After nearly two centuries of preservation, this unique set of photos was auctioned at Sotheber's for $ 70,000 to $ 100,000.

Rare images of the Amazon forest in the mid-19th century Rare images of the Amazon forest in the mid-19th century Reviewed by Duy Khiêm on October 10, 2019 Rating: 5

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