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SA Auction #101 begins on 25 Aug 2022

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Photos of US Literary Superstars, late 19th cent.

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[F.G. Whittier, T.R. Lowell, H.W. Longfellow, R.W. Emerson, O.W. Holmes and W.C. Bryant].

[6 individual round photographic portraits of (reading from left to right): Whittier, Lowell, Longfellow, Emerson, Holmes and Bryant, all within a single contemporary frame with a contemporary backing sheet]. [No place: no date but circa 1885]. Diameter of roundels: 2 3/8 inches; 60mm. Overall outer dimensions of the frame: 5 7/8 x 22 3/8 inches; 148 x 568mm.

Condition: generally excellent.

Excellent presentation of the images of American literary giants of their day. The images, all photographic, are mixed in that some appear to be copies directly from a photographic original whilst others look to be photographs that are of portraits that have been worked on.

  • Sold By: Shadowrock Rare Books
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