Apr 17, 2014 - Sale 2345

Sale 2345 - Lot 38

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 450
An unusual sample book issued by the photographers Elliott and Fry (of London), with composites of the studio's portrait work of famous men and women of arts and letters. Includes royal figures Empress Eugenie and Don Carlos, plus Trollope, Foster, Ruskin, Browning, Tennyson, Carlyle, Swinburn, Emerson, Wagner, stars of the stage who worked with Gilbert and Sullivan, and more. With approximately 1300 tiny thumbnail examples on 28 mounts. Albumen prints, overall size 7 1/2x5 inches (19.1x12.7 cm.), each with an inventory number in the plate. Small 4to, cloth; edgewear; several leaves detached; all edges gilt. Circa 1880

Additional Details

From the Collection of John Silverstein.