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[EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY - WOMEN]. A small archive of photographs and ephemera related to Connecticut photographer, Mrs. H. Royce, comprising:

Ninth plate ruby ambrotype portrait of Mrs. H. Royce. N.p., n.d. (Wear to edges of portrait, spotting to mat and preserver.) Housed in a leatherette folio case (discoloration to velvet pad and surface wear throughout). -- 2 1/4 x 3 5/8 CDV on cardstock mount featuring a vignetted bust portrait of Mrs. H. Royce. Norwich, CT: J. Weeks Photographic Gallery, n.d. (some toning throughout, with light wear to edges/corners). -- 2 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. CDV on cardstock mount featuring a full standing studio portrait of an elegantly dressed woman wearing hat, gloves, and fur accessories. Willimantic, CT: Mrs. H. Royce, n.d. (toning to image, light soiling and wear to edges/corners). --  1 1/2 x 2 in. albumen self portrait of Mrs. H. Royce affixed to verso of cardstock calling card for the same artist (toning to image, discoloration throughout, with wear to edges/corners). Printed advertisement reads "Mrs. H. Royce, / Photographist / and / Ambrotypist, / Atwood's Block, Willimantic, Conn. / Small Photographs put up on Cards. Also, particular / attention paid to copying Pictures, and setting Pictures / in Lockets and Pins."

Mrs. H. Royce was a female photographer active in Willimantic, Connecticut during the 1860s and 70s. 

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$875
06/25/2021

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