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Collection of California and Colorado Landscapes, Cave Interiors, Cemetery and Rocky Mountain Stereoscope Views

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Lot number 72, Views: 8

Collection of California and Colorado Landscapes, Cave Interiors, Cemetery and Rocky Mountain Stereoscope Views Author: Place: Various places, some identified Publisher: Various Photographers, some identified Date: Ca. 1865-1890 Description: Collection includes: Continent Stereoscopic Co. New York, NY. California, Descriptive Views of the American Continent. Collection of 3 views on orange card mounts mount, rounded corners, 3⅜x6⅞". Scene title printed along bottom of card mount. Printed advertising on card verso. Includes: 1023 Vernal Falls, Yosemite Valley, Cal. Height 400 ft. 2046 Examining A Bee Hive in Cal. 1015 Mussel Rocks on Pacific Coast, near Guadalupe, Cal. Cave Interior Views. Collection of 4 views; 3 on yellow card mounts and 1 orange card mount. Collection includes: Bates, Joseph L. Holmes Stereoscope, Boston. Yellow card mount, square corners, 3¼x6¾". Title stamped on card mount No. 199 Frost Work. Advertisement for The Holmes Stereoscope on card mount verso. Bates, Joseph L. Holmes Stereoscope, Boston. Yellow card mount, square corners, 3¼x6¾". Title stamped on card mount No. 209 Frost Work. Advertisement for The Holmes Stereoscope on card mount verso. Hibbard, C. P., Lisbon, N.H. Yellow card mount, rounded corners, 3⅜x6⅞". Title stamped on card mount No. 39 Crystal Grotto. Kilburn Brothers, Littleton, N.H. Orange card mount, rounded corners, 3⅜x7". Title stamped on card mount 1945 "This if the House that Jack Built" Cemetery Views. Collection of 3 views with various card mount colors. 2 views 3⅜x7" and 1 view 4¼x6⅞", rounded card mounts. Includes: Kilburn, B. W., Littleton, N.H. 6191, City of the Dead, Greenwood. National Military Cemetery, Graves. Nashville, Tenn. American Scenery. 50 Magnolia Cemetery. Charleston, S.C. Entrance gate to Robert Martin's gravesite. W(illiam) G(unnison) Chamberlain. Denver, CO. Colorado Mountain Views. "Colorado Mountain Scenery" Series. Yellow card mounts, rounded card corners, 3⅞x7". Printed description of the stereo view card scene affixed to the card mount verso. Two views include: Albumen silver print, "From Heights above the Falls, Ute Pass and Rainbow Falls". Albumen silver print, "El Mayordomo Rock, Glen Eyrie Series" Collier's Rocky Mountain Scenery. Central City, CO. Collier's Rocky Mountain Scenery. Yellow card mount, 3⅞x7". "Collier's Rocky Mountain Scenery" printed along left card edge, "Published at Central City, Colorado" printed along right card edge. Printed paper with view number and detailed description of the view pasted on card mount verso. Collection contains 7 views: 63. Longs Peak Series - Long's Peak from the Meadows No. 15. Snake River Series - Valley of the Snake No. 22. Clear Creek Series - The Falls No. 62. Long's Peak Series - On the St. Vrain Looking West No. 120. Manitou Series - Cathedral Rock, Garden of the Gods No. 114. Manitou Series - Melrose Abbey No 48. - Boulder Series - The Falls, Mouth of North Boulder ​ The Continent Stereoscopic Company was a major publisher of pirate and copy negatives (although they did issue some original work). They produced their views from their New York offices during the period 1870-1890. They claimed to have released over 2,000 views covering much of the American Continent. A great percentage of their views were of western scenes. Among the notable photographer of whom the company "borrowed" images were J. S. Mitchell, Enoch Conklin, C. R. Savage, Ben Wittick, F. Jay Haynes and William Henry Jackson. Lot Amendments Condition: Handling wear to card mounts, else images very good to near fine. Lots sold without reserve are sold “as Is” and are not returnable under any circumstances. The minimum shipping and handling per invoice is $20 for shipments to the US and $30 for shipments outside the US please consider this when determining your bid amount Item number: 319764

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 2043: Art & illustration - Literature - Americana - Maps - Books in All Fields - Timed Online Auction
Date of the auction: 24 Dec 2020
Address: PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
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