• The Miller-Plummer Collection  auction at Christies

    Sale 2279

    The Miller-Plummer Collection of Photographs

    8 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 521

    ALEXANDER GARDNER (1821-1882)

    Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War, Volumes I and II

    Price Realised  

    ALEXANDER GARDNER (1821-1882)
    Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War, Volumes I and II
    Washington D.C.: Philip & Solomons, 1866. 100 albumen prints, bound in two oblong folio volumes, with gilt stamped leather bindings; each with printed artist credits (some negatives attributed to various other photographers, including Timothy O'Sullivan, positives exclusively to Alexander Gardner), title, date and plate number (on the mount); each approximately 7 x 9in. (17.7 x 22.9cm.) or the reverse


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    Provenance

    With Emmanuel Kean Archives, Philadelphia; acquired c. 1977