Apr 17, 2014 - Sale 2345

Sale 2345 - Lot 37

Price Realized: $ 1,875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
Personal scrapbook-cum-album associated with the French theatrical photographer Clement-Just, with 17 medium-format photographs of actors performing their roles for the camera, plus 3 cabinet card and 4 cartes-de-visite, as well as a host of prints and drawings, newspaper and magazine clippings, and related ephemera linked to leading lights of the French theatre; three of the portraits may be the work of either Nadar or Mayer & Pierson (the salted paper prints). Albumen (14) and salted paper (3) prints, 12x7 inches (30.5x17.8 cm.), a few with Just's signature on recto. Oblong folio, backstrip perished, worn; contents detached. Late 1870s