Lot 292 of 515:
10 etchings of actresses 1889  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Queens of the Drama: Portraits Designed and Etched on Copper
Author:
Kirkpatrick, F.L. and C.A. Worrall
Place:
Troy, N.Y
Publisher:
Nims and Knight
Date:
1889
Description:

[38] pages. 10 copper etched portraits mounted on India paper, text illustrations.  (4to), string-bound illustrated wrappers.

Scarce collection of portraits of popular actresses of the era, with accompanying biographies. Actresses include Jane Hading, Sarah Bernhardt, Ada Rehan and others. No previous auction records could be located. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
General wear and soiling to wrappers with some chipping to edges, spine strip lacking; interior with some minor chips and closed tears to edges, occasional foxing affecting a few of the portraits; good or better.
 
Item number:
307751
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