Oct 19, 2017 - Sale 2458

Sale 2458 - Lot 21

Price Realized: $ 8,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
The Ironclad U.S.S. Carondelet with her crew. Salted paper print, the image measuring 5 1/2x7 1/2 inches (14x19.1 cm.), the original mount 7 3/4x9 1/2 inches (19.7x24.1 cm.), with a caption, in pencil, on mount recto. Circa 1861-65

WITH--Mathew Brady. A selection of 5 Civil War photographs, including images of Generals Meade, Merritt, R.B. Potter, Willcox, and Crawford and their staffs in the field. Albumen prints, the images measuring 6 3/4x8 3/4 inches (17.1x22.2 cm.), and smaller, the mounts (2) 10 1/2x13 1/2 inches (26.7x34.3 cm.), and slightly smaller, the mounted prints with Brady's credit printed on mount recto and canceled stamps on mount verso, and each with identifying captions, in pencil or in ink, on print verso or mount recto or verso. 1860-65.

AND--Wood and Gibson. Battery No. 4, Near Yorktown, VA * Battery No. 1, Near Yorktown, VA. Together, 2 plates from Incidents of the War by Alexander Gardner. Albumen prints, the images measuring approximately 6 3/4x8 3/4 inches (17.1x22.2 cm.), the two-toned mounts 12 1/4x15 1/8 inches (31.1x38.4 cm.), each with the photographers' credit, Gardner's credit, the title, copyright, and date, printed on mount recto. 1862.

PLUS--An albumen print after a painting depicting Fort Sumter in 1863.

Additional Details

From A Private Collector, 1970s; to the Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, New York.