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Large Format Photographs of Cincinnati in 1888

Lot of 10, including 6 by Rombach & Groene, on brown mounts with their 476 W. Fourth St. address, including a fine view looking across the John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge (then the Cincinnati-Covington Bridge) from the Front St. ramp on the Ohio side; the Cincinnati College building in Downtown Cincinnati, with storefronts and signs visible for the Cincinnati School of Phonography, Young Men's Mercantile Library, Cincinnati Trunk Manufactory, Queen City Trunk Store, Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, and more; the Grand Opera House, with a billboard and broadside advertising "A Poor Relation" starring Sol Smith Russell; two views looking down downtown streets, with dozens of businesses visible; and a view of the lighted sign for the 1888 Centennial Exposition. Also, a view of Music Hall during the 1888 Expo, including a grand pedestrian bridge connecting Music Hall to Washington Park; a view of the Expo building; a view of the Cincinnati Post Office and Custom House, with the Tyler Davidson Fountain visible in the distance; and a view of the James A. Garfield monument, completed in 1887. All 8 x 10 in., except the Garfield monument, which is 7 x 9 in.

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$360
11/17/2017

 

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