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Photographs! Ambrotypes. L.W.F. Mark, Boston, Illustrated Broadside Promoting an Itinerant Ambrotypist, with Additional Photographic Advertisements, Incl. Brady

Lot of 5: Printed broadside, 6.25 x 9.5 in. Photographs! Ambrotypes. Ca 1860s. A small broadside advertising the services of "L.W.F. Mark, late of Boston,"...who..."has now the pleasure of informing the inhabitants of this town and vicinity, that he has taken rooms at ______ for a few days only, for the purpose of taking Photographs, Ambrotypes, and Lettertypes." Featuring an illustration of a woman and child posing before a camera in a photographer's studio. Few minor spots, but overall in very fine condition.

3 printed advertisements, each approx. 8 x 10.5 in., previously removed from a directory or booklet, promoting Scovill Manufacturing Company, NY, Manufacturers and Importers of Daguerreotype Materials; J.A. Whipple, Boston, and his "Daguerreotype and Crystalotype"; and Mathew Brady, who was awarded "The Prize Medal...at the World's Fair, in London, 1851, For the Best Daguerreotypes." Overall very good condition, with few scattered spots, each with wear along edge that would have been cut from original booklet. 

Printed advertisement, 5.5 x 8.5 in., previously removed from directory, trimmed, and mounted to 10 x 13 in. album page.

Illustrated Catalogue of Photographic Materials. New York: E. & H.T. Anthony, 1888. Paper wrappers, 7 x 10.5 in., 116pp. Toning, wear to covers, with some loss to corners/few chips, some spotting. Interior pages mostly clean and filled with wonderful illustrations of lenses, cameras, and other related equipment. 

Provenance:Property from the Inventory of Rex Stark

Estimate: $300 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$420
03/07/2019

 

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