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


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Railroad Stereoview Collection, Featuring Views of New England, Pennsylvania, and New York

Lot of 55 stereoviews by various photographers/publishers, most featuring images of various railroad lines, along with some landscape and town/city views. Highlights include: 

11 stereoviews by W.T. Purviance, Philadelphia, PA, from "The Scenery of the Pennsylvania Railroad" series. 

5 stereoviews, each with verso applied paper label including title and publisher's credit to E. & H.T. Anthony & Co., capturing scenes along the Erie and Pennsylvania Central Railways. 

19 stereoviews credited to B.W. Kilburn or the Kilburn Bros., Littleton, NH, featuring an assortment of interesting views mainly showing the Mt. Washington Railway, workers posed near the railway train and engine, trestle work, and more. 

5 additional New Hampshire stereoviews, most capturing the Mt. Washington Railroad and the White Mountains.

"Hoosac Tunnel Route Series" stereoview from Hurd & Smith's Excelsior Gallery, North Adams, MA, entitled "East End - Miners going in.

2 Connecticut stereoviews, the first an uncredited view showing the New Haven Railroad; the second showing the Connecticut Western Railroad across from Salisbury Lake with credit to Julius Hall.

8 Underwood & Underwood stereoviews, 2 of which show Prince Henry as Locomotive Engineer; a view of Roosevelt with his Rough Riders; and some other landscape and genre scenes taken in the United States and abroad. 

Condition:

Range in condition from good to near excellent. Some with toning, scattered spotting/soiling, some penciled sketches on recto and verso. Some with corner wear and/or loss. 

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$330
03/07/2019

 

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