Apr 19, 2018 - Sale 2474

Sale 2474 - Lot 22

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,500
Album entitled Mexique-Cuba, 1879.
With 62 photographs, comprising 34 of Cuba and 28 throughout Mexico by uncredited photographers, one of whom is Abel Briquet. Includes scenes of Havanna, street tradesmen, landmark buildings, and 9 small-format reproductions of genre scenes; plus views of naval vessels in Veracruz's harbor, statues and cathedrals in Mexico City, pre-historic artifacts, and 12 fine studies of trains transporting products to cities throughout Mexico, in addition to workers constructing new tracks and stations. Albumen prints, the images measuring 3 3/4x5 5/8 (23) to 7 1/2x9 3/4 inches (29) (9.5x12.7 to 19.1x24.8 cm.), many with calligraphic captions below the image area. Oblong folio, gilt-lettered black morocco, rebacked, corners worn, loss on front and rear covers; contents clean and tight. 1879

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