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Auction Description for Swann:
Viewing Notes:
3rd & 4th April 10am - 6pm. 5th April 12noon - 6.30pm.
Sale Notes:
None

533 lots

April 6, 1998

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

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Lot 1: African-Americans Cartes De Visite Portrait of Sojourner Truth. Albumen print on carte-de-visit mount, with "I Sell the Shadow to Support the Substance, Sojourner Truth," printed on mount recto, and copyright information on mount verso. 1864

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Description: African-Americans Cartes De Visite Portrait of Sojourner Truth. Albumen print on carte-de-visit mount, with "I Sell the Shadow to Support the Substance, Sojourner Truth," printed on mount recto, and copyright information on mount verso. 1864

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Lot 2: African-Americans Moore, Henry P. "Gwine to de Field," by Henry P. Moore of Concord, New Hampshire. Albumen print, 6.25 x 8.5 inches, on the original mount. 1862 E1500-2000 A Rare and Highly Detailed Image of African-American farm workers on the

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Description: African-Americans Moore, Henry P. "Gwine to de Field," by Henry P. Moore of Concord, New Hampshire. Albumen print, 6.25 x 8.5 inches, on the original mount. 1862 E1500-2000 A Rare and Highly Detailed Image of African-American farm workers on the plantation of James Hopkinson Edisto Island, South Carolina. This photograph was taken after Hopkinson and other plantation owners had left the island following its capture by Union forces. Although technically still slaves, the African-Americans pictured here had possession of the property after it was abandoned by its southern owners. A cropped and captioned variant of this image appears in Robert Taft's book Photography and The American Scene 1938, p. 198

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Lot 3: Astronomy Rutherford, Lewis M. View of the moon in the first quarter by Lewis Rutherford.Woodburytype, 14.5 x 10.5 inches signed and dated in the negative and with the tide and photographer's and pubhsher's credits printed, in French, on mount recto.

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Description: Astronomy Rutherford, Lewis M. View of the moon in the first quarter by Lewis Rutherford.Woodburytype, 14.5 x 10.5 inches signed and dated in the negative and with the tide and photographer's and pubhsher's credits printed, in French, on mount recto. 1865

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Lot 4: Australia Aboriginal man standing before his campfire. Albumen print 8 x 5.75 inches, on the original mount. 1870s

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Description: Australia Aboriginal man standing before his campfire. Albumen print 8 x 5.75 inches, on the original mount. 1870s

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Lot 5: Baseball Group of 3 baseball images comprising an early portrait of the New York Giants with their dapper manager Honest Jim Mutrie, and 2 sixth-plate tintypes, one of a team and its manager, with several members in striped shirts and hats and one

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Description: Baseball Group of 3 baseball images comprising an early portrait of the New York Giants with their dapper manager Honest Jim Mutrie, and 2 sixth-plate tintypes, one of a team and its manager, with several members in striped shirts and hats and one holding a large bat, and the other of a pitcher preparing to throw his ball. The albumen print is 6x 8.75 inches and on the original mount. Circa 1890; 1880s

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