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    Sale 11950

    Photographs

    6 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 96

    John Thomson (1837-1921)

    Selected images from 'Street Life in London', c. 1877

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    John Thomson (1837-1921)
    Selected images from 'Street Life in London', c. 1877
    10 woodburytypes, each mounted on original card with printed red border
    each with title printed in red ink (mount, recto); 7 variously numbered in pencil (mount, verso)
    each image/sheet: approximately 4 ½ x 3 3/8 in. (11.5 x 8.7 cm.) or inverse
    each mount: approximately 10 ½ x 8 in. (26.7 x 20.4 cm.)
    (10)


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    Titles:

    Cast-Iron Billy
    The 'Crawlers'
    Halfpenny Ices
    'Hookey Alf,' of Whitechapel
    Italian Street Musicians
    The London Boardman
    Public Disinfectors
    Street Doctor
    The Street Locksmith
    Sufferers from the Floods

    Provenance

    The artist;
    Acquired from the above by the Estate of Ileana Sonnabend;
    By descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF ILEANA SONNABEND AND THE ESTATE OF NINA CASTELLI SUNDELL