Feb 21, 2019 - Sale 2499

Sale 2499 - Lot 253

Price Realized: $ 2,500
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Estimate: $ 1,800 - $ 2,200
(CYANOTYPE)
Handmade album containing 19 beautiful botanical photograms, each printed in cyanotype, that was apparently created by Florence Mapes, of Rochester, New York.
The images are luscious, well-composed abstractions of plant life; one is noted "from our yard" alongside found foliage and leaves from other locations, including Highland Park. Cyanotypes, the images measuring 9 inches (22.9 cm.) square, three with locations noted, in pencil, on verso. 4to, self-wrappers; with Mapes' name and address, in pencil, on verso of the cover sheet; ties. Circa 1900

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