Aug 18, 2022 - Sale 2613

Sale 2613 - Lot 10

Estimate: $ 20,000 - $ 30,000


A collection of more than 100 photographs of men posing affectionately together.
A range of compelling images featuring men together, many in pairs posing seated together (occasionally even on each other's lap) or standing closely, as well as snapshots of groups or pairs intimately smiling for the camera. The group includes one daguerreotype (quarter plate), one ambrotype (sixth plate), eight tintypes (quarter plates), one cabinet card (printing-out paper print), one carte-de-visite (albumen print), and three mounted prints (two printing-out and one silver), as well as 59 real photo postcards, one printed postcard, and 29 snapshots, the snapshots measuring 28.6x35 to 120.6x171.4 mm; 1 1/8x1> 3/8 to 4 3/4x6 3/4 inches, and the reverse, the postcards mostly 136.5x88.9 mm; 5 3/8x3 1/2 inches, and slightly smaller, the daguerreotype, ambrotype and two tintypes in half leather cases and two tintypes in paper mounts, some of the photographs with notations in ink on recto or verso. Circa 1856-1960.