Apr 17, 2014 - Sale 2345

Sale 2345 - Lot 8

Price Realized: $ 1,152
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
Album containing 39 platinum prints by an accomplished photographer of the verdant island of Jamaica; with scenes of lush vegetation, Kingston harbor and street scenes, local plantations, natives posing in front of their huts, the botanical gardens, picturesque landscapes, laborers at the docks, the church at Half Way and much more. Platinum prints, 22 are 7 3/4x5 3/4 inches (19.7x14.6 cm.), and the rest smaller, many with a handwritten caption, in ink, on recto. Tall 4to, leather, worn; prints mounted on one side of the sheet. Circa 1900

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An especially fine travel album, with pictures that depict the bustling town of Kingston, the stunning natural landscape, as well as rural areas. Most of the photographs are beautifully printed and composed.