Sale 17PH01 | Lot 41

[OXFORD] Album of approximately 28 platinum prints of Oxford views

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Lot 41
[OXFORD] Album of approximately 28 platinum prints of Oxford views
. Oxford: Gillman & Co., 1900 or before. Three-quarters dark brown leather with the label of Gillman & Co. on the marbled paste-down, pebbled cloth sides, edges of guarded mounts gilt. Fourteen larger platinum prints, 9 1/2 x 11 3/8 inches (240 x 290 mm) or the reverse, mounted singly; 12 smaller images mounted in pairs, two loose platinum prints; and four albumen prints, various sizes, unmounted, Light wear to binding. With an ownership inscription "Christ Church/Oxford/1900," but with no name; the initials R.C.J. stamped to the other cover.
The views are primarily of colleges and landscapes, but include a few of undergraduate rooms, groups of undergraduates, ceremonies etc. The firm of Gillman dates from about 1880 (the firm is still in business today). At the date of this album, they specialized in platinum prints.

Estimate: $500 - $800

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Estimate: $500 - $800

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