[EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY - CARTE DE VISITE - PORTRAITURE]. CDV album highlighted by carte featuring Norwegian violinist, "Ole Bull," including:

CDV portrait of Ole Bull seated with his violin, bow, and case, joined by an unidentified man standing behind him. Chicago: Shaw's Mammoth Photograph Rooms, n.d. -- BRENDEL, J.F., photographer. CDV standing portrait of an unidentified bearded man. Galena, IL: The Sunbeam Gallery, n.d. -- PEIRCE, E.W., photographer. Vignetted CDV bust portrait of a haughty-looking boy. Galena, IL, n.d. 3-cent revenue stamp affixed on verso. -- CDV portrait of a family including man, wife, and baby, seated together in a studio. Huntsville, AL: T.J. Robinson & Co., 1867. -- Uncredited tintype of a young man posed in what appears to be a studio prop made to look like a window. N.p., n.d. Housed in a cardstock mount. -- And 36 others including 6 additional CDVs by Brendel and 5 by Pierce. -- Together, 35 cartes de visite on cardstock mounts and 6 tintypes housed in cardstock sleeves/mounts. Condition generally fair, with surface soiling and spotting throughout. Housed in gilt embossed leather album, 7 3/8 x 5 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. (heavy wear to leather including loss, cracking, and spot of residue on back cover). 


Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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