SARAJEVO PHOTGRAPHY: A Young Couple
A pair of cabinet cards by one of the pioneers of the Sarajevo photography, Anton Schädler, showcase a modern city couple with a child.
Author: Anton SCHÄDLER (?-1912).
Place and Year: Sarajevo: Anton Schädler [circa 1900-1910].
Technique: 2 albumen prints, originally mounted on cards with embossed and printed template (Very Good) 20 x 11 cm (7.9 x 4.3 inches) and 16,5 x 10,5 cm (6.5 x 4.1 inches).
Two cabinet cards, made around 1900 or in the first years of the 20th century in Sarajevo showcase a modern, well dressed young couple. The larger photo represents the pair before having a baby, and the smaller photo the same couple with a child.
Anton Schädler (?-1912) was an Austria-born photographer, who came to Sarajevo with the Austrian army around 1878. He was educated in a Viennese studio for reproductions C. Angerer & Göschl. Schändler lived in Sarajevo until his death in 1912 and was a recognized portrait photographer.
Schädler’s photos represent the vibrant international city Sarajevo, before the beginning of WWI.