[EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY - STEREOVIEWS]. LILIENTHAL, Theodore, photographer. A group of 29 stereoviews of New Orleans. [Ca late 1860s-1870s].

Group of 26 stereoviews on 6 7/8 x 3 3/8 in. cardstock mounts. Printed captions on affixed paper labels include "Jackson Monument and Cathedral," "Swamps, near the Cemetery," "St. Patrick's Cemetery," "Live Oak," "City Hall," "Camp Street," "St. Charles Hotel," "New St. Louis Cemetery," "Dr. Palmer's Church," "Louisiana Jockey Club House" (2), "Carondelet Street," and "French Market." Condition generally rather toned, with soiling to surface and wear to edges and corners. Many with Lilienthal's imprint and ink inscriptions to verso including identifications of featured subjects. One view showing a row of buildings behind a fence features verso inscription reading, "Negro Quarters on Plantation."  


Group of 3 stereoviews on 4 x 7 in. cardstock mounts. Subjects include "Dr. Palmer's Church" (image toned, stray marks and soiling to surface, wear to edges and corners), "Birds Eye View of City" (image toned, with discoloration to edges, surface soil throughout and wera to edges and corners), and an impressive home on Camp Street (image toned, with heavy soiling and some paper loss to mount edges and corners). All views bear Lilienthal's imprint on mount recto, and 2 feature his "List of New Orleans Views" on verso. 

Provenance:Eugene R. Groves Collection of 19th Century Photography

Estimate: $700 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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