Mar 27, 2014 - Sale 2342

Sale 2342 - Lot 285

Price Realized: $ 8,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(EDUCATION.) HAMPTON INSTITUTE. Thirty-seven photographs of Hampton Institute, circa 1870's-1880's-[together with] nearly 200 other photographs of different parts of the U.S. Average size 4 x 7, some larger, some smaller, all are pasted in. should be seen Hampton, VA, 1860's'-1880's

Additional Details

A magnificent album of American scenery, with a group of 37 photographs taken in the early days of Hampton Institute in Virginia, founded in 1868 by General Samuel Armstrong. This group includes some rare images of African American students and faculty. There are some very interesting images in the remainder of the album, including one of a group of Civil War soldiers around a tent.