March 07, 2019 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati
Ends March 18, 2019


Pair of Unusual Photographers' Images, Plus

Lot of 3 CDVs, including 2 unconventional composite images, used by the photographers as a testament to their skills with medium. A tintype shows an array of nine portraits of respectable looking men and women, displayed with the business card reading, "Smith & Andrews," for photographers Morris Smith and Frederick W. Andrews, based in New Bedford, CT. The second photographer's image bears the text, "photography / par / EXCELLENCE," spelled with letters formed by a collage-like arrangements of photographic portraits. Two cat photographs accent the top corners, along with a portrait bust composed of a thoughtful ordering of more small photographs. Credited to Evan Evans (1849-1904), a Welsh photographer and gallerist active in Ithaca, NY. Lot completed by a a portrait of a bearded man in a dark jacket, credited on verso to "J.H. AYLSWORTH / TRAVELING / Photographer."

Estimate: $100 - $200
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