Lot 284: ~41 photos: Children.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Children] About 41 photographs. ++ Album of 12 cabinet cards and 12 CDVs, mostly but not entirely small children. Some albumen, some gelatin silver, 1 small tintype on CDV-sized mount. Photographers include Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NY); Mumper (Gettysburg, PA); Baldwin (Westminster, MD); Molain (Garnet, KS); and others. Most images very good to near fine, 1 image stained, some with minor spotting. Back of most mounts foxed. The lower cover of the album was a music box. The music boxs exterior is still present, but the interior of the music box has been hollowed out. The albums upper cover is celluloid, featuring an illustration of a sailing ship. The albums leaves are worn. ++ About 29 other photographs (mostly gelatin silver), including 10 real photo postcards. Mostly but not entirely children. A few with handwritten dates in 1920s; one Oct. 12, 1907; 1 image has 1928 printed at its base; one (cprt 1897). ++ On average, condition of images is good, but varies. Sold with all faults. 7.6 Lb.