Apr 17, 2014 - Sale 2345

Sale 2345 - Lot 51

Price Realized: $ 1,664
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
Binder containing more than 95 photographs of lower Manhattan. The photographs appear to have been compiled by a designer or an engineer, who enjoyed trimming pictures into special shapes and sizes, creating panoramas, and playing with cut-outs to create freestanding photographic objects. With many variant images of the popular Plimpton's Furniture Warehouse. Laid in is the business card of James L. Plimpton. Also features views of subway construction, plenty of street scenes, and storefront signage. Cyanotypes (21) and silver prints (75), various sizes from 3 3/4x5 to 3 1/2x12 inches (8.9x12.7 to 8.9x30.5 cm.), several with notations. 1900-1905

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Also includes scenes of folks promenading on the Williamsburg(?) Bridge, numerous street scenes, views of elevated train lines, pics of Plimpton's in other locations, St. Mark's Church, bird's-eye-views of the city, and more.