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ALBUMEN & SALT PRINTS

 

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Pirate

Anonymous. 
Albumen Print
7 1/4 X 9 1/4 inches  Some surface marks.

$125.00

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French Firemen

Anonymous
Albumen Print
5 X 6 1/2 inches
on a  7 X 8 inch mount
Some surface marks
$125.00

 

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WEST POINT SCENE 
1865

George K. Warren (attrib.)
Albumen Print
5  1/4 X 7  inches on
9 X 11 inch page

$500.00

 

 

 

 

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2 English Photo Collages

 

Anonymous
Albumen Prints
of heads
pasted on watercolor bodies.
Approximately
8 1/2 X 6 3/4 inches
$400.00 Each

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WAGONS

 
Anonymous. 
4 Albumen Prints
4 X 6 inches on 7 1/4 X 8 inch mounts.  Some surface marks.

  Probably from a  salesman's   catalogue

$100.00 each

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Boys Team

Anonymous. 
Albumen Print
Slight stain on man on right
5 1/2  x  8 inches

$50.00

 

 

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Monkstown Harbor

Anonymous
2 1/2 X 3 1/4 inch albumen print
on 2 1/2 X 4 inch mount.

$35.00

 

 

 

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English Harbor View

Anonymous
4 1/4 X 6 inch
Albumen Print

$125.00

 

 

 Palatinate College, Reading PA. Large Albumen Print titled in ink. 
7 x 9 inches on a 9 x 12 inch mount with light tones .  
Titled in ink below the image. 
Leaman & Lee Photographers.  
A large group of students are posed in front of, and on  the college building.  Circa 1870's
$65.00

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Day & Keil,
Silver Plated & Bronze Hardware Manufactory, New York

Anonymous
   6 X 9 inch
Albumen Print
Light tones.
Some surface marks & chipped corner. 

$100.00

 

 

 

Japanese Woman Being Pulled In A Rickshaw. Hand Colored albumen Print. 3 1/4 x 5 1/4 .
$45.00

 

 

 

 

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B. W. Kilburn.  Schneider And I.  Stereo Card.  $30.00

Anon.  Ship.  5 3/4 x 9 inch albumen print.  $35.00

Carhart Studio, Phillipsburg, N. J.  Cute Little Boy Standing Near A Wicker Chair.  4 x 6 1/2 inch albumen cabinet card.  $35.00

Gov. Shulze's House, Harrisburg PA, Circa 1890.   Le Rue Lemer, Photographer.  Logo on the front.  Identified in ink on the back.  5 x 7  inch albumen print
$150.00

Interior With A Fancy Stove. 
An old lady sitting on a chair with a stove to her right.  
The stove is marked "Richmond Stove" and "No 51."  
Albumen Print.  3 1/2  x 5 inches 
on a larger mount
$45.00

Montreal From Mount Royal. Notman Albumen Print.  7 1/2  x 8 1/2  inch albumen print with some surface marks and light tones.   The image is identified and signed in the negative
$35.00

People In Wagon 
Riding Through Big Tree. California.   7 x 9  inch albumen print 
on a larger mount
$250.00

Oil Well Circa 1890's. Vintage Gelatin Silver Print. 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inch  vintage gelatin silver print with surface marks and some tears.  The following is written in ink on the front of the picture:  "Hazel Green, Van Hise shaft and vertical elect, pump.  Cap 1000 gal  premin(sic)."  There are also some numbers in red ink written on the bottom right of the picture.
$65.00

Japanese Hand-Colored Scene From GOSHO GUTUMA. Samurai. 
This is a scene from an historical play, Gosho Guruma, The Imperial Cart.  The figure in white standing in the cart represents the Mikado.  
Circa 1880's.  7 1/2 x 10  inch hand-colored albumen print
$350.00

  

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Henry Taylor Blow (1817-1875). 
Capitalist and Diplomat. Pioneer in lead and lead products business. Helped develop lead mines in Missouri and make St. Louis a Commercial center. Helped form Republican party in state. Elected to Congress 1862 and 1864. Served on the Joint Committee on Reconstruction. Minister to Brazil 1869-1871.  
3 1/2 X 4 1/2 inch oval albumen print with some surface marks.  
$50.00

 

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E. P. Slater  
Orange Grove. 
Ontario California. 1891.  
4 1/2 X 8 inch albumen print with some surface marks. 
 $75.00

 

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R. A. Bonine 
 Altoona Pennsylvania.
26 Images of Bandsmen & Their Instruments,  
Ca. 1870's.  
8 1/4 x 4 inch albumen panel prints  mounted on cards
   All of the cards are similar and  
Bonine's logo appears on the front and the back of one of the cards. 
This is a very nice music related group.  
 $750.00

 

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 Geo. Lansil
Bangor Maine. 
Full Length Officer Armed With A Sword.   
Very Large Albumen Card. 11 x 14 with some surface marks.  
$150.00

 

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McAllister & Brother. 
SAINT CLEMENT'S CHURCH. 
20TH & CHERRY STREETS. 1863. Philadelphia. 
Albumen Print. 4 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches 
mounted on a larger board.  
Label On The Verso. Some surface marks. 
$450.00

 

 

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Napoleon Sarony
"Sweet Thoughts" 
 A Genre Photograph.  
 9 x 12 inch  Albumen Print mounted to glass.      
The image is signed and titled in the negative 
and  shows a beautiful woman  in deep thought.
$125.00

 

 

Rigging Of The British India Of Liverpool.  
P.S. Bates. Portland Oregon. His logo is on the front of the  Card.  Ca. 1870's. 
 8 1/4  x 5 1/4  inch albumen   card with light tones.  The ship is identified in ink on the back
$150.00

 

                                               

 

 

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  April 19, 2014

An  assortment of  19th and 20th century photographs 
taken  by anonymous 
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  still obscure photographers

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                                                                    by Richard T. Rosenthal. All rights reserved.