Lot 96 of 196:
CDVs of Robert Louis Stevenson and Family  

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WITHDRAWN - Cartes de Visite of Robert Louis Stevenson, Fanny Osbourne, and her son Samuel Lloyd Osbourne


San Francisco

Bradley & Rulofson



Three cartes de visite, 2¾" oval portraits on stiff card mounts, overall 4¼x2½". Photographers studio imprint below portraits of Stevenson & Fanny Osbourne; studio advertisements on rear of all, Lloyd Osbourne's being different from the other two.

Rare images of novelist Robert Louis Stevenson, his wife Fanny Vandegrift Osbourne and her son Samuel Lloyd Osbourne from near the time of their marriage in 1880. The young Lloyd Osbourne, approximately twelve years of age in the photograph, would later collaborate with his step-father on three books and author several others independently. The photographer's address is 429 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, which would date them at prior to 1883 when they moved to 14 Dupont Street.

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