Lot 134 of 305:
92 orig. photos by Roy Davidson of Iowa 1911-12  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$390
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Album containing ninety-two original photographs of people and places in Iowa

Author:
Davidson, Roy J.

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Date:
1911-1912

Description:
92 original silverprints mounted to leaves, bound between two boards, tied with string. Sizes vary, many are 11.5x16.3 cm. (4½x6½), with many others smaller. Each photograph in the album created by Roy J. Davidson has a neat ink caption on the edge of the photograph. Includes some incredible photographs of post-storm destruction in Cedar Rapids in May of 1911. Includes a few interesting portraits, such as the 1911 basketball team of First Christian Sunday School, and "The Sultan of Sulu." Areas photographed include Iowa City, downtown, Washington Park, Devil's Glen, Cedar River, and Indian Creek. 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:
Most photographs near fine.


 
Item number:
215529
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