Apr 17, 2014 - Sale 2345

Sale 2345 - Lot 16

Estimate: $ 5,500 - $ 6,500
Group of 21 select male and female occupationals, including a sculptor, telegraph operator, sniper, newsie, upholsterer, plasterer, as well as tinsmiths, dishwashers, messengers, carpenters, and firemen; a laborer depicted with a caliper and a group of men with rope (?), as well as a maid and a seamstress; 5 are quarter-plates and 16 are sixth-plates. 1870s-1880s

Additional Details

From a Private New York Collector.

The photograph of the telegraph operator is reproduced in America and the Tintype (Steidl, 2008).