Sale 2311 Lot 31
Collection of 179 unique and marvelous studio and “en plein air” tintype photographs. With pictures of a professional photographer posing with a camera, occupational tradesmen (including a salesman), outdoor scenes, humorous pictures made on vacations, military men, commercial images, studies with curious props (including a crocodile and a bear), musicians, children with toys, an African-American subject, a copy image, a view of a photographer’s tent, and more. Approximately 25 are whole-plate and half-plates, 15 are quarter-plates, 105 are sixth-plates, and 5 are ninth-plates; 5 are in full cases; 5 are in half cases, 5 are in brass preservers, and 2 are housed in Eastlake frames. 1860s-1890s
Dumbledore? Is that you?
Drawing of a Pakistani girl from a Steve McCurry photo. 2010