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[ROME].- Joseph SPITHOVER (publisher of photographs, active 1850s-1870s)

[Pair of images of Statues] Sophocles [and] Pudicizia

Published: Spithover, Rome, [1860s?]

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[ROME].-  Joseph SPITHOVER (publisher of photographs, active 1850s-1870s).

[Pair of images of clssical Roman statuary] Sophocles; [and] Pudicizia. Rome: Spithover, [probably 1860s]. 2 lightly albuminized photographs (9 7/8 x 5 1/2in; 251 x 140mm. and smaller), laid onto original publisher’s thin card mount (19 1/8 x 12 1/2in; 492 x 318mm.), ‘Jos. Spithover / Roma”  blindstamp to each mount. 

Condition: see images, chip to lower right corner of one mount with loss to blindstamp

Provenance: probably Annie C. Clarke (removed from a portfolio, part of a larger collection made by Annie C. Clarke during her tour of Italy, many of the images in the portfolio have her ownership inscription on the verso of the mounts).

  • Overall Condition: Acceptable
  • Size: Various
  • Sold By: Shadowrock Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Adam Langlands
  • Country: United States
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