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The Acropolis Of Athens, Illustrated Picturesquely And Architecturally In Photography

Artwork:
The Acropolis Of Athens, Illustrated Picturesquely And Architecturally In Photography
Size:
the plates approximately 19.1 x 24.1 cm
Edition Size :
n/a
Medium :
A book illustrated with 26 carbon prints of the Architecture and Environs of the Acropolis, comprising one small carbon print on the title and 25 larger carbon prints
Creation Year:
1870
Category :
Photography
Artwork Details :
London: F. S. Ellis, 1870

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2017-04-05
Lot Number :
42
Low Estimate :
$12,000[-25%]*
High Estimate :
$18,000[-50%]*
Hammer Price :
$9,000
Sold For :
$11,250*
Notes :
Most numbered and a few with the photographer's signature, caption, and/or date in the negative, mounted to a leaf, each with a leaf of accompanying text. Tall folio, gilt-lettered green one-quarter morocco (Truthful Lens 155; NYPL 223; Photobook Vol. I, p. 68)