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Auction Description for Swann: IMPORTANT 19TH & 20TH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHS
Auction Description:
IMPORTANT 19TH & 20TH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHS

IMPORTANT 19TH & 20TH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHS

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

273 lots with images

October 19, 2004

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

HILL, DAVID OCTAVIUS (1802-1870)/ADAMSON, ROBERT (1821-1848)

Lot 1: HILL, DAVID OCTAVIUS (1802-1870)/ADAMSON, ROBERT (1821-1848)

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Description: Man posing with a book. Salted paper print from calotype negative, 6 1/4x4 3/4 inches (15.9x12.1 cm.), with notations, in pencil, and a Royal Scottish Academy monogram hand stamp on mount recto. Circa 1845

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Description: Hand-tinted sixth-plate tintype of an African-American woman with an American flag pinned to her breast; unsealed; full leather case. 1860s

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Description: Sixth-plate ambrotype of a young Union soldier posing with a bayonet and in full uniform; in full leather case. 1860s

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Description: Quarter-plate daguerreotype portrait of a mother and 2 daughters, all elaborately dressed; resealed; full leather case. 1850s

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Description: Sixth-plate daguerreotype post mortem of a young woman; resealed; in a half case. 1850s

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