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Stereoview of the Yosemite Valley Cosmopolitan Saloon Register, presentation inscription by the saloon keeper, J.C. Smith on the rear

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Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 161

Stereoview of the Yosemite Valley Cosmopolitan Saloon Register, presentation inscription by the saloon keeper, J.C. Smith on the rear

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4.000 $ - 6.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:
n. a.
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Title: Stereoview of the Yosemite Valley Cosmopolitan Saloon Register, presentation inscription by the saloon keeper, J.C. Smith on the rear Author: Reilly, John James photographer Place: Yosemite Valley, CA Publisher: J.J. Reilly Date: c.1871-1875 Description: Stereoview card, approximately 3½x7". Holograph presentation on the rear, signed by the keeper of the Yosemite Valley Cosmopolitan Saloon, J.C. Smith, giving a description of the volume and its cost: "Great Register, Weight 100 lbs, Cost $55. Bound with solid silver, lined inside watered silk". The register pictured currently resides in the Yosemite National Park Museum. Its importance cannot be overstated. Presidents, writers, luminaries of every description and just plain folk graced its pages with their interpretation of the Yosemite experience. It is the cornerstone of the most comprehensive collection of any national park. This is an extremely rare image made all-the-more unique by the Smith presentation. Provenance: John Carpenter Lot Amendments Condition: Light wear; very good. Item number: 251988

Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 161
Auktion:
Datum:
09.10.2014
Auktionshaus:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika
pba@pbagalleries.com
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

Title: Stereoview of the Yosemite Valley Cosmopolitan Saloon Register, presentation inscription by the saloon keeper, J.C. Smith on the rear Author: Reilly, John James photographer Place: Yosemite Valley, CA Publisher: J.J. Reilly Date: c.1871-1875 Description: Stereoview card, approximately 3½x7". Holograph presentation on the rear, signed by the keeper of the Yosemite Valley Cosmopolitan Saloon, J.C. Smith, giving a description of the volume and its cost: "Great Register, Weight 100 lbs, Cost $55. Bound with solid silver, lined inside watered silk". The register pictured currently resides in the Yosemite National Park Museum. Its importance cannot be overstated. Presidents, writers, luminaries of every description and just plain folk graced its pages with their interpretation of the Yosemite experience. It is the cornerstone of the most comprehensive collection of any national park. This is an extremely rare image made all-the-more unique by the Smith presentation. Provenance: John Carpenter Lot Amendments Condition: Light wear; very good. Item number: 251988

Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 161
Auktion:
Datum:
09.10.2014
Auktionshaus:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika
pba@pbagalleries.com
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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