|DREM stands for
the abriviation of Dr. Emil Mayer, born 1871 in Böhm, died 1938.
In June 1938 he and his wife committed suicide to prevent being
persecuted by the Nazi regime.
He was a Viennese street photographer in the early 20th century. He was almost certainly the greatest of the European bromoilists in the 1920s and 30s. He and his wife committed suicide in 1938 when the Nazis annexed Austria and much of his work was destroyed. Besides being a photographer he also wrote books and made photo albums the street life in Vienna.
Types, by Dr. Emil Mayer,
Bromoil Printing And
Bromoil Transfer, By Dr. Emil Mayer, First Edition (1923)
This book introduces one of the great photographers of our
century, Emil Mayer, a turn-of-the-century Viennese street
photographer whose prints were largely destroyed by the Gestapo
after his suicide in 1938.
Viennese Types is Mayer's surviving
masterwork, a recently discovered portfolio of original prints
that is published here for the first time. It is by any measure
one of the most extraordinary collections in the literature of
Type: direct reading
Type of measurement: direct
Sensitivity: 4 ~ 21 ° DIN / ASA
Aperture : 1.4 ~ 22 / 14 ~ 31 S.
Exposure time : 1/1000 ~ 2H
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