Lot 36: A jaunty photographer with his camera holds the lens cap
October 29, 2016
Yonkers, NY, USALive Auction
Description: A jaunty photographer with his camera holds the lens cap. These cameras had no shutters. The photographer would remove the lens cap for the duration of the exposure. Cabinet card by Falk, NY. Falk was a major photographer of theatrical subjects. Many of those photographs are presented in this sale. “Draycott” is written in pen on the verso. Is this a portrait of the actor Draycott, or of Falk himself?
Condition Report: [4-]