Lot 257 of 576:
Panoramic photos of Yosemite  

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Album with 29 mounted panoramic photographs, both vertical and horizontal, of sights and scenes in Yosemite Valley

Lembke, Carl

Oakdale, CA




Gelatin silver photographs, mounted on leaves in a album. Images approx. 8.5x29.5 cm (3½x11¾") or reverse. Mounted to the front pastedown is a montage of three photographs and a card on which was written "Carl L. Lumbke, Panoramic Photographer, Oakdale, Calif." Album measures 17x39.5 cm (6¼x15½"), morocco lettered in gilt "Yosemite Valley." 

Excellent group of panoramic photographs by an apparent amateur, but quite skilled. Includes vertical panoramas of waterfalls, horizontal panoramas of rivers and vistas, the Valley from different angles, and more.

Lot Amendments

Album with spine ends chipped, edges a bit rubbed; some photographs with minor fading, a few with silvering around the edges; very good.

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