Lot 133 of 305:
135 orig photos of CA in 1915, Mt. Shasha, PPIE  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$540
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Album containing one hundred and thirty-five original photographs of travels through California, including those of Mt. Shasta, Mt. Hood, and the P.P.I.E. of 1915

Author:
Davidson, Roy J.

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Date:
1915

Description:
135 original silver print photographs, mounted to paper leaves and bound within leather album. Also included 18 photograph postcards from the P.P.I.E. mounted to leaves within. Photographs vary in size, and include a panoramic photograph of Mt. Shasta 6.2x17.2 cm. (2½x6¾"). Sizes mostly between 6.3x6.9 cm. (2½x2¾") and 12.8x17.4 cm. (4¾x6¾"). Wonderfully detailed photograph album in three parts, with each photograph captioned in white ink (on black leaves). Each part includes a title leaf, and read: "Mt. Shasta, Photographs taken at the 1915 annual outing of the Mazamas at Camp Bronaugh Mt. Shasta, California July 10-25, 1915" (88 photographs); "Lens Notes on the Panama-Pacific International Exposition San Francisco, California 1915, Taken July 21-24" (19 photographs, 18 photograph post cards); "Photographs taken on Mazama Outing to Mount Hood, July 3-4-5, 1915" (28 photographs). Many photographs taken while climbing various peaks during the two Mazama outings included within this album. Also great views of the P.P.I.E. and San Francisco, including the Japanese gardens, The Arch of the Rising Sun, and Cliff House. One of 6 photograph albums produced by the amateur photographer Roy J. Davidson to be offered in today's auction. At least one photograph by Davidson was published in The Photographic Times, in Vol. XLII, No. 4, 1910.

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Condition:
Photographs are fine.


 
Item number:
215527
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