PHOTOGRAPHY. COBURN (ALVIN LANGDON) A group of 19 loose views from his book, <i>New York</i>, [1910] (19)
Lot 146
PHOTOGRAPHY. COBURN (ALVIN LANGDON) A group of 19 loose views from his book, New York, [1910] (19)
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,747) inc. premium

Lot Details
COBURN (ALVIN LANGDON)
A group of 19 loose views from 'New York', photogravures, some with occasional light spotting, typically 210 x 150mm. or smaller, Ballantyne, [1910] (19)

Footnotes

  • In New York, printed by Brentano's and with a foreword by H.G. Wells, it is stated that "the photogravures... are from plates prepared by the artist, and printed under his personal supervision." Views include: Brooklyn Bridge, from a roof-top; The Chinese Quarter; The Water Front; Williamsburg Bridge; the Flat-Iron; The Knickerbocker Trust Company; Fifth Avenue, and The Metropolitan Tower. See illustration overleaf.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that two images from the official New York series are missing: "Advertisement for New York" and "The Singer Building, Noon." However, one of the images has been replaced by a view of "Fifth Ave. From the St. Regis".
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