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The Hallig
The Face of the Landscape

144 superb plates reproducing photographs in gravure by world famous photographer Albert Renger-Patzsch showing the Halligen landscape and people of the North Sea islands.

The Halligen are ten sparsely inhabited, low-lying North Sea islands off Germany’s northwest coast that consist mostly of sand dunes and the muddy coastal wetlands known as the Watt.

The interesting pictures are depicting houses of Langeness, tomb stones, religious wood carvings, lambs, hooge holm, milking the sheeps,  Holm sheep, loading lambs onto the boat, sheeps in a boat, Peterheizwarf, plants, Ketelswarf, Holm cattles, Haymaking, silver and emproidery works, faces of Langeness, handmill, traditional dress or costume, kitchens, shrimp catching, birds, Maienswarf, Thamens-Warf, Norderhorn, arrow gras, shore and much more

Renger-Patzsch was a member of the movement that came to be known as Neue Sachlichkeit ("New Objectivity").

Photographs titled in English, German and French.


  • 176 pages
  • 31 pages intro and index of photographs
  • a geographical map of the Hallig islands
  • 144 photo reproductions in gravure

In very good exterior and very good interior condition
Spine sunned, otherwise ok with minor traces of use and age.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 12" x 9"  ~2.1 lbs.

by Albert Renger Patzsch
Published by Albertus-Verlag, Berlin
in 1927

Inhaltsverzeichnis (table of contents) [excerpt]:

Via Triunfal - Cathedral - Santa Ana - San Pablo - Santa Maria - Nuestra Senora del Pino - Palacio Diputacion - Old Plaza del Rey - Archivo  Aragon - Episcopal Palace - Hospital of Santa Cruz - Casa Dalmasas - Calle Pansas - Calle San Pablo - Plaza Padro - Plaza Nueva - Guild Hall - Museo Aragon - Plaza de la Constitucion - New Plaza del Rey - Calle Santa Ana - Boqueria - Calle San Fernando - San Jose market - Teatro Liceo - Belem Church - Via Layetana - Plaza San Jaime - Calle Junqueras - Plaza Cataluna - Paseo Gracia - Calle Cortes - Via Diagonal - Aragon - Palace of Justice - Arco Triunfo - University - Post Office - Stock Exchange - Paseo Colon - Plaza de la Paz - Harbour - Estacion Marittima - Montjuich - Nautical Club - Barceloneta - Plaza Lesseps - Sarria - Col - Vallcarca - Avenida del Tibidabo - El Turo - Gracia - International Exhibition - Guell Park - Church of the Holy Family - Palace of catalonian music - Monumental Arena - Casino de San Sebastian - Banos Orientales - Paralelo - Mount Tibidabo - Etablissement La Rabassada .... and many others


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