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      Sale 2432 | Lot 63
      Price Realized: $9,375With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2432 Lot 63

        (CALIFORNIA.) Clarke, Clinton C. Portfolio of photographs of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. 55 silver prints on paper, each 13 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches with pencil signature in margin and typed caption label laid down in margin; minor wear, marginal dampstaining. With detached original portfolio boards, worn, bearing typed labels and Clarke's signature. In modern cloth folding case. [California, circa 1930s]

        Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

        Clinton Churchill Clarke (1873-1957) of Pasadena was the first to propose a Pacific Crest Trail in 1932, and was instrumental in its creation. On a signed introductory label, Clarke explained that "these photographs of the Sierra Nevada were taken during seven summers tramping over the mountains, and picture all the characteristic features that make the Sierra famous, including the five great canyons, finest of the high peaks, lakes, waterfalls, forests, and a complete survey of the entire range."

        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $9,375