London, South Kensington
20 October 2000
JOHN J. E. MAYALL
Carte-de-visite proof sheets, 1861
Forty-four albumen print carte-de-visite proof sheets, each approx. 8¾ x 6¾ in. with four carte-de-viste images, untrimmed, several numbered in ink on images, the majority numbered, titled and dated in pencil and some with photographer's credit label Please to insert the Number of each Picture required and return the Proof to Mr. Mayall, 224 Regent Street, W. on reverse; one similar sheet of two images and three single images (a lot)
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Rare early proof sheets by one of the first and most eminent of the carte-de-visite portrait photographers.
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