Apr 20, 2017 - Sale 2443

Sale 2443 - Lot 20

Price Realized: $ 2,470
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
An album entitled Algerie, with 50 professional photographs, several by the Leroux studio.
The photographs include compelling studio and "in situ" studies of indigenous peoples at work (including demure scenes of concubines), street scenes depicting the bustle of everyday life as well as some with military figures, and views of mosques, cathedrals, oases, caravans, and local vegetation; some credited to Algiers photographer Alexandre Leroux. Albumen prints, the images measuring 7 1/2x10 inches (19.1x25.4 cm.), and the reverse, mounted recto/verso, many with a numeric inventory number and caption, in French, and a few with Leroux's credit, in the negative. Oblong folio, gilt-lettered cloth, soiled, backstrip mostly detached. Circa 1885

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