A small etching from my collection...
|Etching by Christian Mischke, 1994|
|Gluing out: Before and After|
|Springback ledger/account books|
|In honor of the two comets we will have seen this year,|
an ad from a brush factory.
|A journeyman son of a meister looking to swap positions with a peer.|
Experienced in all manner of binding styles and no slouch in gold tooling and blocking.
|Hand-colored etching, signed in pencil E[rnst] Heig[enmoser], ca. 1945. 5.5 x 9.5cm.|
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|Karl Blossfeldt, 1920|
|Harry Corvers, 1955|
|Bruno da Osimo, 1956|
|Waltraud Weissenbach, n.d.|
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|Ernst Collin came from Berlin and worked in publishing both there and in Munich|
and was also active as a bookbinder and literary critic married M[argarethe] Pohl in 1924.
He was youth friend of the painter Albert Weisgerber, the first husband of M. Pohl. "Deutsche
Einbandkunst, 1918, and "Paul Kersten, the leader of German fine binding," 1925, were written by him."
|Ernst Collin's grave in London. From https://www.usintranet.org.uk/burial_system/web_images/|
|Directly above "Ernst Schriftstell" is an Ernst working at a bank.Our other Ernst?|
|"Around the turn the turn of the century, the Berlin bindery of W. Collin (at that time on the direction |
of my father Georg Collin (Deceased in 1918), one of the best bookbinders of all time)
worked with artists like Sütterlin, Eckmann, Christiansen..." [Pg. 79)
|"I'd also like to refer to the Pressbengel, my book that was published by|
the Euphorion Verlag, and attempts to bring together traditional craft bookbinding
with the expectations of bibliophiles. My book about Paul Kersten, a festschrift in honor of
his 60th birthday, and the first biography of a bookbinder, was recently published for the
Jakob Krause Bund, of which Kersten was honorary president,
by my Corvinus-Antiquariat, Berlin Steglitz." [Pg.81]
|Directly above "Ernst Schriftstell" the other Ernst still working at a bank.|
|The last listing for Ernst from 1939.|
|From Gedenkbuch Berlins der jüdischen Opfer des Nazionalsozialismus, Freie
Zentralinstitut fuer sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung, Edition Hentrich, Berlin 1995. Note that the
print version also included the street address of Cicerostr. 61 we saw in the Adressbuch above...
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