Apr 17, 2014 - Sale 2345

Sale 2345 - Lot 45

Price Realized: $ 5,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,500
Album with 63 cyanotypes depicting gardens, parks, and the harbor in greater Boston, including Olmsted Park, Marine Park, Franklin Park, and Arnold Arboretum; primarily summery bucolic landscapes with lakes, stately trees, sheep, architecture, river ways, and sailboats in the harbor, but also including a few winter scenes and 6 images with crowds of well-dressed visitors enjoying the lawns and a beach (including tennis nets, a gymnasium, and children at the edge of the ocean). Cyanotypes, sizes ranging from 3 1/4x4 3/8 to 7 1/2x9 1/4 inches (8.3x11.1 to 19.1x23.5 cm.), and the reverse; many prints with a stamped number in the upper or lower right corner, and each with the same number and a descriptive caption as well as many with a date, in ink, on the mounts below the image; many leaves detached as well as pages where the images have been removed; includes 3 unmounted prints. Oblong 4to, gilt-lettered leather, cover detached and spine perished. 1900-1905