Apr 19, 2018 - Sale 2474

Sale 2474 - Lot 254

Price Realized: $ 3,000
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Estimate: $ 1,800 - $ 2,200
(SCIENCE & PRAIRIE-STYLE ARCHITECTURE)
Album entitled Jensen-Salsbery Laboratories, Kansas City, Missouri, with 39 accomplished photographs by Stamey.
The lab, which was designed and built by the regional Prairie School architect Ernest O. Bostrom (1888-1969), appears to have specialized in developing serums to fight anthrax. Includes exterior views of the building and site, white-coated scientists administering poisonous drugs to horses and the h
orrific aftermath, plus bottled and packaged drug displays, diseased birds, horses and hogs, and unmasked laborers disposing of carcasses. Silver prints, the images measuring 7 1/2x9 1/4 inches (19.1x24.1 cm.), mounted recto only to linen, with Stamey's credit in the negative. Oblong folio, leatherette; ties. 1920s
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