Apr 19, 2018 - Sale 2474

Sale 2474 - Lot 255

Price Realized: $ 6,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
Album entitled 25 Years of Service at Textile Machine Works with 79 photographs celebrating the loyal employees who worked for the company for over a quarter of a century.
With thoughtful and intimate portraits of the workforce members, illustrating a wide range of professions from millers and lathers, to apparent accountants, designers, and painters, each sharing the common thread of having worked for the company for over 25 years. Silver prints, the images measuring approximately 10x8 inches (25.4x20.3 cm.), and the reverse, mounted recto/verso to brown pages, some with an affixed date label, and nearly all with dates identifying the date of employment and photograph printing in the negative and/or in black ink, on print recto. Oblong 4to, black leatherette with a gilt-lettered title; quadruple-post binding. 1930s

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