Lot 387 of 395:
Collection of photographs of Calveras Big Trees  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$510
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
Seventeen photographs among the Big Trees of the Calaveras Grove

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Publisher:
[likely U.S. Forest Service]

Date:
c.1906

Description:

Seventeen silver print photographs, each approximately 9½x7¾" or the reverse. Removed from the pages of a photo album with some paper residue on rear. Most with a small paper label with descriptive text on the rear. Numbered in the negative at the lower right corner.

Fabulous series of images, likely taken for the U.S. Forest Service, documenting the Big Trees of the Calaveras Grove in Tuolomne County, California. Includes images of some of the famous named trees including "Pioneer's Cabin" (with a tunnel cut through], the "Empire State". "Mother of the Forest", Alexander von Humboldt", etc. Most of the images have a small typed label on the reverser, identifying the scene.


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Condition:
Removed from an albu with some paper residue on rear, some with chipped edges, creases, tears, etc. Overall good to very good.


 
Item number:
237689
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