Lot 80: 1 vol. [Early Photography] Ehninger, John W. Autograph Etchings by American Artists. New York: W. A. Townsend, 1859. Sm...Platinum House
April 4, 2013
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
[Early Photography] Ehninger, John W. Autograph Etchings by American Artists. New York: W. A. Townsend, 1859. Sm. folio, orig. publishers gilt-lettered green morocco; spine ends, corners & edges heavily rubbed, foot of spine rubbed away, front cover detached. With 12 mounted cliche-verve plates, tissue guards. Dampstaining & darkening to bottom margins of title page & front matter, edges of mounts occasionally foxed & starting to darken.
This publication introduced a new photographic technique called "Cliche-Verre" which produced an image from a glass plate to paper through projected light.
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