Sale 17PH01 | Lot 40

O'SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY H. Group of three unseparated stereo pairs by O'Sullivan, probably from the 1868 year of the Fortieth Parallel Survey under Clarence King.

Catalogue: Photographs

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Lot 40
O'SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY H. Group of three unseparated stereo pairs by O'Sullivan, probably from the 1868 year of the Fortieth Parallel Survey under Clarence King.
Unmounted albumen prints in pairs, the largest 4 x 9 1/2 inches (904 x 244 mm). Minor defects, generally in good condition, framed.
One of the images here was reproduced as a wood engraving in John Samson's September 1869 article Photographs from the High Rockies in Harper's New Monthly Magazine, issue 232, p. 475, which discusses O'Sullivan's adventures, though curiously it leaves him unnamed. This article is cited in James Horan Timothy O'Sullivan: America's Forgotten Photographer. This depicts a man standing on a small natural bridge in the area of Shoshone Falls in Idaho Territory.


Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $1,625 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $1,625 (includes buyer's premium)

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