Lot 219 of 576:
Sierra Club in Sequoia National Park 1910  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$2,700
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Album of approx. 108 silver photographs recording an excursion of the Sierra Club to Mineral King, Farewell Gap, Volcano Creek and other locations in or near Sequoia National Park
Author:
Place:
No place
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Date:
c.1910
Description:

Images vary in size, from about 6x18 cm to 6x8.5 cm to 12.5x17 cm. The first 30 with typed captions on paper slips affixed below the images (except no. 12, which has no caption); many of the others with captions penciled in lower margins or with handwritten captions on slips. Album is 17.5x21.5 cm (7x8¼"), flexible suede-like leather.

Significant photograph album recording a trip of "a delegation of Berkeleyans" who "departed this afternoon on the annual outing of the Sierra club for a stay of several weeks in the Kings river canyon. The southern California delegation of several hundred will join the camp on July 4. In the party from this city were Prof. and Mrs. J.N. Le Conte, Rev. and Mrs. E.L. Parson, William E. Colby" and others (from typed newsclipping on front pastedown). The photographs are a pleasant combination of scenic views and camp camaraderie.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some scuffing to covers; minor fading to some of the photographs; very good or better.
 
Item number:
269831
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