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Auction: Photography: The First 150 Years
was auctioned on: 9 March 2018
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Photography: The First 150 Years

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Estimate: £100 - £150
ca. US$138 - US$207
Price realised:  £200
ca. US$276
Lot number 4, Views: 66

A surgical photograph of a bullet hole through a human spine, Fort Yuma, California, 1873, albumen print photograph, on original mount for the International Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1876, descriptive text above and below, printed descriptive label to verso, water damage to lower part of mount, away from image though affecting some text, image 180 x 150mm, together with a large anatomical stereocard, 1870s, and three later anatomical gelatin silver prints of a human foetus, human brain and skull of a python The label to the mount verso of the first item reads: 'Photograph no. 349. Shot Fracture of Vertebrae. Private W. Castle, 6, 23rd Infantry, was shot at Fort Yuma, California, while drunk, by an acting sergeant of the guard, September 24th 1873'. (5)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
Title: Photography: The First 150 Years
Date of the auction: 9 Mar 2018
Address: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
Broadway Lane, South Cerney, Nr Cirencester
GL75UQ Gloucestershire
United Kingdom
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