SALT PRINTS, DAGUERREOTYPES, CARTE-DE-VISITES - COLLECTION A large collection of nineteenth century photographs, comprising approximately 25 daguerreotypes (18 cased, most single figures, one a couple with baby, a couple tinted), upwards of 290 carte-de-vistes or cabinet cards by numerous mostly British photographers, some mounted on card, various sizes, mostly nineteenth century (quantity)

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Lot 49
SALT PRINTS, DAGUERREOTYPES, CARTE-DE-VISITES - COLLECTION
A large collection of nineteenth century photographs, comprising approximately 25 daguerreotypes (18 cased, most single figures, one a couple with baby, a couple tinted), upwards of 290 carte-de-vistes or cabinet cards by numerous mostly British photographers, some mounted on card, various sizes, mostly nineteenth century (quantity)

Sold for £ 4,000 (US$ 5,099) inc. premium
SALT PRINTS, DAGUERREOTYPES, CARTE-DE-VISITES - COLLECTION
A large collection of nineteenth century photographs, comprising approximately 25 daguerreotypes (18 cased, most single figures, one a couple with baby, a couple tinted), upwards of 290 carte-de-vistes or cabinet cards by numerous mostly British photographers, most loose or loosely inserted in 3 albums; approximately 70 other images, including 5 salt prints (faded), [1840s/50s], albumen print views (International Exhibition interior, Southwold, etc.), portrait groups (cricket teams, school and universities, military, clubs), nudes (5, including female by J. Mandel of Paris, 2 contact sheets showing 32 classical poses by a male model), general scenes, some mounted on card, various sizes, mostly nineteenth century (quantity)

Footnotes

  • Carte-de-visite subjects include: Captain Speedy (guardian to prince Alamayu of Ethiopia) by H. Feilerg of Penang inscribed on verso "with Basha Felika's compliments 8.7.72", Dr. Frank Buckland with fish, Chinese Cook by Ye-Chung of Shanghai, championship swimmers with cups (2), a chef sharpening knives, Jem Smith the boxer, 3 soldiers (one of whom sits on a child's rocking chair), "Hassan" by P. Sebah, "The oldest man in Scotland, residing at Manse Road, Dunoon", elegant woman with shire horse, circus tent group with harp, a bottle-nosed dolphin on display, girl on roller skates by J.B. Newman of Calcutta, man on a penny farthing, a fireman, 3 working men from Faversham, a workshop interior, black couple captioned on verso "interpreter & wife" by William Rowe of Leicester, Curley Crow Medicine (General Custer's Scout, 1876), two white men dressed as Zulu warriors, two New Caledonian warriors, Naser al-din shah (2), Lucia Zarate the Mexican midget.

    Salt Prints include: Two French (three gentleman posed beneath a vine clad window, later pencil inscription "Count Lasca, & his sons"; town square with covered circular market place, identified below in pencil "à Hyeres"). Four English (church and farm buildings with woodpile in foreground; seated man with pipe in ?farmyard; side door of a church; two elderly women outdoors, all somewhat faded).
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