Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 10:00 am CST
LOT #354

Photograph Album Assortment

(5) items including a Victorian Swedish example bound in velvet and having brass mounts and closure, containing (6) pages for 4-inch by 6-inch portraits and (12) pages holding (39) cartes de visite, some military and other portraits having the atelier marks of photographers of Malmo, Lund, Landskrona and other cities; (2) 20th century albums housing typical examples of vernacular photography ranging from early rural South Dakota scenes to color snapshots c.1970; an empty Victorian album having (24) gilt-edged pages in an imprinted celluloid decorative binding; together with a notebook having an Art Nouveau decorative binding and titled “Poesie”, having another small notebook laid in, both containing early 20th century Swedish language signed and dated entries in varied hands

Estimate: $200 - $300

Property From: a St. Charles, Illinois estate

Dimensions: Width: 8 1/4 inches, Length: 10 1/2 inches, Depth: 2 1/4 inches (velvet bound)

Condition: Very Good to Good, velvet album having lost a center brass mount, closure loose, (4) 4-inch by 6-inch and (9) cartes missing, photos clean and removable, occasional tears to pages, overall moderate wear; both later albums containing glued-down photos; toning and some tears to pages; overall light to moderate wear consistent with normal use

Shipping: Leonard Auction will directly ship this lot.

Sales Tax: Illinois (8.000%), Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

Sign-up to receive auction alerts and news from Leonard Auction.

Illinois Licensed Auction Firm #444.000451

Copyright 2021, Leonard Auction, Inc.
Scroll to Top