Apr 19, 2016 - Sale 2411

Sale 2411 - Lot 257

Price Realized: $ 2,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,800 - $ 2,200
Group of approximately 28 photographs by the accomplished de Salignac depicting construction of the Manhattan Bridge. Including Brooklyn Plaza, the elaborate pylons, the bridge towers and cables, workers, surrounding roadways, the river itself, subway digging, and machinery; some with New York City turn-of-the-century architecture in the background. Cyanotypes, each measuring 7 1/2x9 1/2 inches (19.1x24.1 cm.), and the reverse, each with a number in the negative, and most of the prints with a combination of notations and stamps, including nearly all with a caption, in ink or in pencil, and a Manhattan Bridge Brooklyn Plaza hand stamp, and many with a small oval Supreme Court handstamp, primarily on recto; one duplicate image. 1913-22