I remember Sacunda Calleja premiered in a interesting post about the photographer Rafael Garzón. Since then I have hanging in my head give the reply to the article, as it has always interested me figure This pioneer of photography in Andalusia. Natural vague as soy, one day I left the matter another, if you knew the amount of post I think and then do not write, not what you would believe.
Watch where this happy discovery will give me an excuse to make more of a granite to the illustrious history of this photographer. I am a fetishist and collector, we're going to do, It is a little defect that I have. When I walk in Cordoba, it's whenever I can, included in my route to one of the antique shops and second-hand dealers in the city that still offer their goods, and occasionally fortune smiles. Yesterday I visited one of them, after snooping on their dusty mountains of pots and papers, after a chat with him and when I was about to leave, I noticed a lot of pictures and magazines were on a chair, the bumble awhile to find at the bottom containing an old picture frame that I show. Agree with your dealer and I did with her for a small fee. I also take a handful of postcards and Garzón Señán, of all known, but which I was excited to have the original.
The photograph in question is made to order, trompe l'oeil is the mosque that was in the street Triunfo 127. It is from the early twentieth century by what just fulfill a century, its total size is 28×34 cm, is a photograph albumen paper pasted on cardboard on the letterhead of the photographer who was of the Royal House. It is certainly unique and very interesting document of the history of photography in Córdoba, but also is doubly interesting because the picture is illuminated by very skilled hands, I think it is the photographer himself. I put a detail that I aprecéis quality colored, that makes the photo look like a painting. I'm quite happy for the discovery and you can enjoy it on the walls of my humble cabinet pictures.
And to complete this article I offer you this picture I took back in 1980 of the houses where these photographers worked in Córdoba, You can see that the study still has the label Señán and exhibitors photo entry. No activity remained even if photography business. The photo is taken and revealed darkroom for me.