Buschbeck (portrait of Alfred Buschbeck)
PhotographerPhilipp Ritter Von Schoeller
AtelierJ. Blechinger (Austria)
Image Dimensions: 18.9 x 12.8 cm : June
Amateur photographer Alfred Buschbeck became president of the Vienna Camera Club in 1893 which:
“signaled the beginning of a period of dynamic regeneration; the club strengthened its internal structures and seeking to enhance its image still further, turned with growing confidence and resolve to other countries.” 1.
In the same year (1893), he became an early member of the British Linked Ring where his pseudonym was “Herald”.
1. The Vienna Camera Club-Catalyst and Crucible: Manon Hübscher : in: Impressionist Camera: Pictorial Photography in Europe, 1888-1918 : Merrell Publishers : 2006 : p.126