Lot 30: A photograph competing for the Gold Medal by The Philadelphia Photographer, 1878
October 29, 2016
Yonkers, NY, USALive Auction
Description: This is a photograph competing for the Gold Medal by The Philadelphia Photographer, 1878. The winning negatives are printed on cabinet cards. According to the text on the verso “To enable photographers to study them we offer sets of prints…. at the pries below. The prints are made at the Philadelphia Photographer printing rooms, and are studies in printing, toning, etc., as well as in lighting and posing.” See Lots 86, 87. 432 for other cabinet cards distributed by the publication.