Some weird and wonderful aquatic creatures were all captured on film thanks to Frisch. Frisch used an early photographic technique known as the collodion process, which saw him creating negatives on wet glass plates before developing them in a portable darkroom. Emily Bierman, vice president and head of the photographs department at Sotheby's. There's a lot of attention to perspective, in the natural environment but also in the photographs of huts and structures. Share or comment on this article: Rare 19th-century photos show pristine beauty of the Amazon rainforest e-mail Some of the photos shown hint at 'the future of trade and exploitation,' said Sotheby's expert Emily Bierman. Remote Amazonian tribes that had never been captured on film before were also pictured in the collection.
Kylee. Age: 25.
Frisch encountered various settlements during his trip along the river where he would be able to stop and recharge.
Maci. Age: 29.
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Frisch made photographic records of the region's flora and fauna including aquatic life. The images capture the rainforest in the most pristine manner with very little influence from the west. Share or comment on this article: Rare 19th-century photos show pristine beauty of the Amazon rainforest e-mail