Apr 14, 2022 - Sale 2601

Sale 2601 - Lot 25

Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
Camera Work Number 47.
Edited by Alfred Stieglitz. This issue the 291 edition, with texts by numerous contributors. 4to, original printed gray wrappers, front cover detached and backstrip split; with Stieglitz's signed and dated lengthy inscription on the first page, beginning "A morning in room 303" and inscribed to "the young woman" in pencil. THIS COPY SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY ALFRED STIEGLITZ.
New York, 1907

Additional Details

Stieglitz's long inscription reads as follows:

A Morning Room 303 -

A young woman wants one
of my New York photographs -
I have[,] if any -----
I wonder why does she
seek one of those photographs
I wonder why I have if
Any -----
If I were photographing
Would the young woman be
Seeking the Photograph?
"What is" 291 "?" ---
And here is Room 303
A morning in the Room