Cambridge University Library

Roberto Gerhard Archive

MS.Gerhard.21

Early family photographs and professional portraits, including the 1933 series

Location Date Subject Photographer number Object Publication and notes
MS.Gerhard.21. 1 189-? "Roberto's step grandmother and grandfather, aged 85" [Poldi] 1 photo, 143x105 obl, card
MS.Gerhard.21. 2 190-? "Roberto's father" [Poldi] 1 photo, 65x45
MS.Gerhard.21. 3 190-? "Robert Gerhard's mother Maria Luise" 1 photo, 139x87, "Carte postale"
MS.Gerhard.21. 4 193-? Roberto's mother Enzo Dürr-Aeberli  / Fotogeschäft Schaffhausseset. 11 / Zürich 6 / Postcheck VII 24.633 1 photo, 68x44, deckle edge, 2 copies 2nd copy originally in bound display case of 4 photos (with MS.Gerhard.21.6)
MS.Gerhard.21. 5 189-? "Avia materna" [mother's mother] Photographie / Barthélemy / Rue des 4 Eglises 6 / Nancy 1 photo, 89x55, card Originally in bound display case of 4 photos
MS.Gerhard.21. 6 193-? "Roberto's mother and Poldi's best friend" ???IMS / Fotógrafia / Dislayo M - Telf 15984 / Barcelona / 280 57 1 photo, 39x28 Originally in bound display case of 4 photos
MS.Gerhard.21. 7 189-? Roberto's father none 1 photo, 50x40, card Originally in bound display case of 4 photos
MS.Gerhard.21. 8 189-? "Mareta" Mabille / photographe / à / Schlestadt / Alsace 1 photo, 72x44, oval Originally in bound display case of 4 photos
MS.Gerhard.21. 9 189- Roberto's parents J. Derrey, Valencia 1 photo, 150x100, card, mounted for exhibition
MS.Gerhard.21. 10 1900? Carlos, Roberto, Fernando Rozata, Valls 1 photo, 145x100, mounted on black card
MS.Gerhard.21. 11 1902? Roberto, Robert Pierrot (cousin), Fernando, Carlos W. Polak, Ronda Sn Antonio 46, Planta Baja, Barcelona 1 photo, 191x119, card
MS.Gerhard.21. 12 1906? Carlos, Roberto, Fernando   1 photo, 150x100, obl, card, mounted for exhibition
MS.Gerhard.21. 13 1896? R.G. as a baby 1 photo, 100x67, card,  + new print, 118x76 Original print at MS.Gerhard.21.17
MS.Gerhard.21. 14 1905? R.G. in school class photo (R.G. possibly second row, 3rd from left, with his brothers in similar collar a bow tie next to and in front of him) 1 photo, 138x88, obl, "Tarjeta postale"  
MS.Gerhard.21. 15 190- R.G. in school class photo 1 photo, 140x91, obl, "Republique française Carte postale" Homs, Joaquim. Roberto Gerhard (Barcelona, 1992) - p. 5
MS.Gerhard.21. 16 1918? R.G. portrait, rimless specs, tie pin 1 photo, 111x80, rounded corners, broad border, on post card  
MS.Gerhard.21. 17 1896? R.G. as a baby 1 photo, 100x67, card,  + new print, 118x76 New print at MS.Gerhard.21.13
MS.Gerhard.21. 18 1908 R.G. 12 years old W. Muller, Zofingen 1 photo, 105x63, card + new negative Homs, Joaquim. Roberto Gerhard (Barcelona, 1992) - p. 5
MS.Gerhard.21. 19 1911 R.G. "Neufchatel 1911" 1 photo, 81x53
MS.Gerhard.21. 20 1920? R.G. portrait with background fading to white 1 photo, 82x54, 3 copies
MS.Gerhard.21. 21 1918? R.G. portrait, rimless specs, waistcoat  1 photo, 78x56, narrow border  
MS.Gerhard.21. 22 1920? R.G. portrait, rimless specs, hat and overcoat (2) 7982/6 1 photo, 85x57  
MS.Gerhard.21. 23 1920? R.G. portrait, rimless specs, hat and overcoat (1) 1 photo, 124x60, "Carte postale"  
MS.Gerhard.21. 24 1920 R.G. and F. Pedrell, below the Pedrell portrait 1 photo, 133x79, "Carte postale", + 2 new negatives Homs, Joaquim. Roberto Gerhard (Barcelona, 1992) - p. 9 ; Homs, Joaquim. Roberto Gerhard y sua obra (Orviedo, 1987) - p. 18
MS.Gerhard.21. 25 1922 R.G., white shirt, striped tie, sitting by piano, holding cigarette ; photo marked "Valls, 1922" 1 photo, 108x83 + border Homs, Joaquim. Roberto Gerhard (Barcelona, 1992) - p. 6
MS.Gerhard.21. 26 1922 R.G., white shirt, striped tie, sitting in front of book cases (same shirt, tie and chair as in "Valls, 1922" photo) 1 photo, 118x88  
MS.Gerhard.21. 27 1923 R.G., rimmed specs, thick bridge, in library or study, "1923"   51 1 photo, 99x59 
MS.Gerhard.21. 28 192-? R.G. in striped jacked, writing on knee 1 photo, 97x73
MS.Gerhard.21. 29 1918? R.G. portrait, left profile, sitting at piano, dark suit, with cigarette in left hand (1) 1 photo, 71x45    
MS.Gerhard.21. 30 1918? R.G. portrait, left profile, sitting at piano, dark suit, with cigarette in left hand (2) 1 photo, 71x45 with border + 2nd copy, reversed  
MS.Gerhard.21. 31 1930? Portrait, rimmed specs with thick bridge, head only, looking to left   AF 3522 1 photo, 48x35
MS.Gerhard.21. 32 1930? Portrait, rimmed specs with thick bridge, head only, looking to right 1 photo, 48x35
MS.Gerhard.21. 33 1930? Portrait, rimmed specs with thick bridge, head only, looking at camera with stamp: "TUL" "21 VI[-?]" 1 photo, 48x35
MS.Gerhard.21. 34 193- R.G. in overcoat and cravat, head 1 photo, 48x35
MS.Gerhard.21. 35 193- R.G. in dark shirt, and light jacket 1 photo, 48x35
MS.Gerhard.21. 36 1939 R.G., head in profile, one dated by Poldi "Bartoli 1939" 1 photo, 48x35, 4 copies
MS.Gerhard.21. 37 1930? Portrait, rimmed specs with metal bridge, head only   1 photo, 62x43, narrow border
MS.Gerhard.21. 38 1930? Portrait, rimmed specs with thick bridge, head only 21640 1 photo, 56x42, with deckle edge + 2 new negatives
MS.Gerhard.21. 39 193- R.G. in beret, posing holding sprig 1 photo, 102x55, 3 copies
MS.Gerhard.21. 40 193- R.G. in beret, by river 1 photo, 68x43 Possibly by the Danube at Tulln.
MS.Gerhard.21. 41 1930 "1930" Portrait, rimmed specs with thick bridge, top of head cut off, white shirt, no tie 1 photo, 155x115
MS.Gerhard.21. 42 1933 R.G. in calle Salut 75, living room, below Pedrell portrait ("1932" - Poldi)   1 photo, 224x155 Homs, Joaquim. Roberto Gerhard (Barcelona, 1992) - p. 20
MS.Gerhard.21. 43 1933 R.G. in calle Salut 75, study. "7. Salut 75. 1933 (Estudi)" [R.G.]   1 photo, 223x154 Homs, Joaquim. Roberto Gerhard (Barcelona, 1992) - p. 37
MS.Gerhard.21. 43 1933 R.G. in his home "8. Salut 75. (1933)" [R.G.] - through door into living room (1st version) 1 photo, 225x155 Homs, Joaquim. Roberto Gerhard (Barcelona, 1992) - p. 28
MS.Gerhard.21. 44 1933 R.G. in his home [Salut 75] - through door into living room (2nd version) 1 photo, 225x155  
MS.Gerhard.21. 45 1933 R.G. & Poldi in his home [1933]  - through door into living room 1 photo, 225x155  
MS.Gerhard.21. 47 1933 R.G. in Salut 75, study, composing at table, with metronome   1 photo, 162x219 + new neg. Homs, Joaquim. Roberto Gerhard y sua obra (Orviedo, 1987) - p. 43
MS.Gerhard.21. 48 1933 Poldi, in Salut 75, study, standing by window 1 photo, 219x157  
MS.Gerhard.21. 49 1933 Pimperl (Salut 75) on the study window seat 1 photo, 161x211  
MS.Gerhard.21. 50 1933 Poldi with Pimperl (Salut 75) (1) 1 photo, 216x170 obl Homs, Joaquim. Roberto Gerhard (Barcelona, 1992) - p. 27
MS.Gerhard.21. 51 1933 Poldi with Pimperl (Salut 75) (2) 1 photo, 220x150  
MS.Gerhard.21. 52 1933 R.G. sitting on wall, looking down at photographer 1 photo, 218x155mm Homs, Joaquim. Roberto Gerhard (Barcelona, 1992) - p. 29
MS.Gerhard.21. 53 1933 R.G. (with hat) behind balustrade of terrace. 1 photo, 218x156 Homs, Joaquim. Roberto Gerhard (Barcelona, 1992) - p. 20
MS.Gerhard.21. 54 1933 R.G. (without hat) behind balustrade of terrace (no. 2). 1 photo, 220x169 Homs, Joaquim. Roberto Gerhard (Barcelona, 1992) - p. 20
MS.Gerhard.21. 55 1933 R.G. in basque beret 1 photo, 225x167  
MS.Gerhard.21. 56 1933 R.G. in hat and coat, walking down path from Salut 75 1 photo, 221x169  
MS.Gerhard.21. 57 1933 R.G. & Poldi, in overcoats "in front of their Flat, top of very old pleasant house, belonging to the marquese de Santley, Salut 75 in Barcelona, 1932 or 33?" [Poldi] ; "R.G. i Leopoldine es van casar el 27d'abril 1930" 1 photo, 219x156 Homs, Joaquim. Roberto Gerhard (Barcelona, 1992) - p. 21
MS.Gerhard.21. 58 1933 Poldi on the terrace (Salut 75) 1 photo, 219x155  
MS.Gerhard.21. 59 1930? Portrait, rimmed specs with thick bridge, head only, looking slightly to his left Agfa-Brovira paper 2220, #24756 1 photo, 112x82, touched up with pencil?
MS.Gerhard.21. 60 1930? Portrait, rimmed specs with thick bridge, head only, Left profile Agfa-Brovira paper 1 photo, 128x90
MS.Gerhard.21. 61 1946 R.G. in front of piano with two oblong scores open, sucking cigarette holder, looking to his right. "Photo by Dr Sidney Smith 1948" [Poldi] Sydney Smith 1 photo, 108x84 ; + other prints: 250x192 ; 242x192 + negative,  ISCM 21st festival programme, 1947, p. 38 
MS.Gerhard.21. 62 1946 R.G. in front of piano with two oblong scores open, without cigarette holder, looking at camera: "Thinking hard, had to write Falla's obituary. Thorney Creek, Cambridge" [PG] - Falla died in 1946. Sydney Smith 1 photo, 108x84  
MS.Gerhard.21. 63 1946 R.G. in front of piano with two oblong scores open, sucking cigarette holder, looking at camera Sydney Smith 1 photo, 160x101 [Melos II 1955?]
MS.Gerhard.21. 64 1946 R.G. [in jacket and jersey] & Poldi  "1946" [RG] but different jersey from 61-63 Sydney Smith? 1 photo, 109x81 obl & another print 81x69 obl + new neg
MS.Gerhard.21. 65 1946 R.G. [in jacket and jersey] & Poldi, facing each other (+ cigarette smoke) but different jersey from 61-63 Sydney Smith? 1 photo, 109x81 obl, another print 79x59 obl + new neg Larger print has rubber stamp on back: "Military Censorship Civil Mails 2647"
MS.Gerhard.21. 66 1946 R.G. [in jacket and jersey] (head and collar only) Sydney Smith? 1 photo, 80x59
MS.Gerhard.21. 67 1947? R.G. studio portrait, with metronome (1) Barbara Hirschenhauser, Mödling, Schrannenpl. 3 1 photo, 113x84, post card
MS.Gerhard.21. 68 1947? R.G. studio portrait, with metronome (2) Barbara Hirschenhauser, Mödling, Schrannenpl. 3 1 photo, 104x84, post card
MS.Gerhard.21. 69 1947? R.G. studio portrait, by piano Barbara Hirschenhauser, Mödling, Schrannenpl. 3 1 photo, 113x84, post card + 2 new negatives
MS.Gerhard.21. 70 1949 R.G. in deck chair with score or magazine. "5 Adams Rd, 1949" 496 1 photo, 135x82, border
MS.Gerhard.21. 71 1954 R.G. with typewriter, and Ars Viva score on window sill (1) "S[idney] S[mith] 1955" [PG on print 2]

Sydney Smith. Copy (2) 2 with rubber stamp on one "UN/MTD"

7219 1 photo, 79x54 obl, another print 145x102 obl, 1 original negative The score and I.M.A. magazine, no. 17, September 1956. - opposite p. 72. - dated "In Cambridge 1954"
MS.Gerhard.21. 72 1954 R.G. with typewriter, and Ars Viva score on window sill (2) Sydney Smith  7219 1 photo, 79x54, another print 145x101 (2 copies)
MS.Gerhard.21. 73 1954 R.G. with typewriter, and Ars Viva score on window sill (3) Sydney Smith  7219 1 photo, 79x54
MS.Gerhard.21. 74 1954 Poldi with typewriter, and Ars Viva score on window sill  Sydney Smith 7219 1 photo, 79x55, another print 214x165 LARGER PRINT WAS WITH THE 1933 SET OF BARCELONA PICTURES --odd
MS.Gerhard.21. 75 1954 R.G. with typewriter, and Ars Viva score on window sill (4) Sydney Smith    1 photo, 145x102 obl
MS.Gerhard.21. 76 1954 R.G. with typewriter, and Ars Viva score on window sill (5) "Photo by Dr Sidney Smith 1955" [PG] Sydney Smith    1 photo, 145x102  
MS.Gerhard.21. 77 1961? R.G. studio portrait "This photo Roberto hated. He wanted it never to be used" [PG] Gerti Deutsch, London 1 photo, 252x200 Brochure for violin concerto, Mills Music, [1961?]
MS.Gerhard.21. 78 1963 R.G. composing, holding pipe and pen. "publicada l'any 1963, al mome de l'estrna de La pesta" EMI 1 photo, 157x 202 obl, other prints 149x112 obl; 147x112 (upright section) + new negative Serra d'or, Febrer 1970, p. 70
MS.Gerhard.21. 79 1965 R.G. conducting Erich Auerbach, no. 0005005 1 photo, 233x190 (signed "Auerbach"), another print 241x191 At recording of Don Quixote & Symphony no. 1
MS.Gerhard.21. 80 1965 R.G. and conductor (Antal Dorati) Erich Auerbach, no. 0005014 1 photo, 214x187 obl (signed "Auerbach"), another print 209x190 obl At recording of Don Quixote & Symphony no. 1
MS.Gerhard.21. 81 1965 R.G. conducting(?) holding pipe Erich Auerbach  1 printed copy, 102x88 At recording of Don Quixote & Symphony no. 1
MS.Gerhard.21. 82 1965 R.G. (in colour), spotted cravat (1) ? 5 D (transparency) 1 colour photo, 203x150, border + colour transparency, 56x56 + new colour negative Homs, Joaquim. Roberto Gerhard (Barcelona, 1992) - cover
MS.Gerhard.21. 82 1965 R.G. (in colour), spotted cravat (1) (printed in black & white) ?  WP 46943-15 [2] 1 photo, 204x190, another print 84x63 + 2 new negatives London Sinfonietta programme, 1974, p. 73
MS.Gerhard.21. 83 1965 R.G. , spotted cravat (2) ? 1 photo, 130x77  
MS.Gerhard.21. 84 1965 R.G., spotted cravat (3), in garden ? 1 printed copy, 234x184 Homs, Joaquim. Roberto Gerhard y sua obra (Orviedo, 1987) - p. 73 ; Homs, J. Robert Gerhard I la seva obra.(Barcelona, 1991) - p.103. These two publication are printed wrong way round (shirt buttons on left)
MS.Gerhard.21. 85 1965 R.G., spotted cravat, with Poldi, in garden (1) 1 A (transparency) 1 colour transparency, 56x56
MS.Gerhard.21. 86 1965 R.G., spotted cravat, with Poldi, in garden (2) 4 C (transparency) 1 colour transparency, 56x56
MS.Gerhard.21. 87 1965 R.G., spotted cravat (4), in garden   1 negative (B&W), 58x55 obl  
MS.Gerhard.21. 88 1966? R.G. dark shirt 1 photo, 153x108
MS.Gerhard.21. 89 1968.06 R.G. on the steps of the Senate House, in his doctoral robes Chodachrome print made by Kodak, JUL 68 1 photo, 118x80, colour