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PARIS FRANCE 26 EARLY ALBUMEN PHOTOS (& WHATMAN)

Notre Dame Cathedral with "FRITH'S SERIES" blindstamp; Church of St.Vincent de Paul; Church of St. Augustine Paris with "FRITH'S SERIES" blindstamp; The Madelaine; The Pantheon; Pantheon Interior; Palais de Justice and St. Chapelle; Palais de Justice La Conciergerie; Dome des invalides; Church of the Invalides; Palais de Tuileries; Palais de Tuileries (different view); Arc de Triumphe; Opera House; Opera House (different view); Carousel; Corps Legistlatif with "FRITH'S SERIES" blindstamp; The Sorbonne; Musee de Cluny; St. Jacques with "FRITH'S SERIES" blindstamp; Hotel de Ville; Le Grand Hotel; Palais de Luxembourg; Column Vendome; Bois de Bologne; Cirque des Champ de Elysses; Palais de Versailles; Versailles Le Grand Trianon; Grand Trianon Versailles (different view); Versailles Parc ou Petit Trianon; Gallery des Glaces Versailles; Bed of St. Louis Versailles; Versailles Chapelle; Cascades de St. Cloud; Cathedrale de St. Denis; Notre Dame Cathedral.

Some of the titles are captions within the photograph, others are in ink on the mount below the photograph. All are included in the Key.

KEY. There is a key with titles #1 - 53. This lot includes 12 - 24, 26 - 32, 34 - 38, 40, 42 - 49, 52, and 53. The key is on RARE PAPER with a "J. WHATMAN 1867" watermark. The National Gallery of Australia website has an informative essay on Whatman Watermarks.

SIZES. Photos: Average size is approximately 7_ x 9_ inches. The smallest is approximately 6_ x 8_ inches, the largest is approximately 8_ x 10 3/8 inches. Mounts: Approximately 13 5/8 x 16_ inches.

This lot consists of large paper prints, so special packing fees apply. See the shipping terms for details.

NO RESERVE

Condition:Only one is faded. Some light scuffing here and there. Most are rich in tonality and sharp.

Estimate: $250 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$875
11/14/2020

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