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American School, 19th/20th Century Box of Approximately 500 Vernacular Photographs, Including Portraits, Niagara Views, Sports Activiti

Auction:
3039T
Lot:
1348
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
Discovery - 3039T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 09, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th/20th Century

Box of Approximately 500 Vernacular Photographs, Including Portraits, Niagara Views, Sports Activities, and Travel Subjects. Tintypes, cyanotypes, albumen and gelatin silver prints, many mounted to cards/boards. Condition: Overall wear, fading, and creases.

Provenance: Collection of John O'Reilly and James Tellin, Worcester, Massachusetts.

N.B. The artist John O'Reilly collected these photographs as source material for his own work, which was recently shown at the Worcester Art Museum in an exhibition entitled John O'Reilly: A Studio Odyssey.
Estimate $200-300


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

James Tellin, Cyanotype, Genealogy, Geography of Massachusetts, John O'Reilly, O'Reilly, Tintype, Worcester, Massachusetts

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