Item #CL178-24 A Portfolio Of Art Photographs. Cecil W. Bostock, Aust.
A Portfolio Of Art Photographs
A Portfolio Of Art Photographs
A Portfolio Of Art Photographs
A Portfolio Of Art Photographs
A Portfolio Of Art Photographs
A Portfolio Of Art Photographs
A Portfolio Of Art Photographs
A Portfolio Of Art Photographs
A Portfolio Of Art Photographs
A Portfolio Of Art Photographs
A Portfolio Of Art Photographs
A Portfolio Of Art Photographs
A Portfolio Of Art Photographs
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A Portfolio Of Art Photographs

1917. Collection consists of 10 vintage silver gelatin photographs issued in a folio with an original vintage silver gelatin photograph label on cover. It is editioned 23/25, signed and annotated “Sydney, 1917” in pencil on a label affixed to inside cover. Each photograph is tipped in, signed and titled in pencil on page below image, with sizes ranging from 11.1 x 11.7cm to 15.6 x 20.5cm (images), 44.4 x 31.6cm (portfolio). Varying degrees of silvering to images, some with creased edges, one with repaired lower left corner, foxing to pages throughout, wrappers slightly soiled and torn at edges.

Titles read (1) The City’s Highway; (2) The Byeway; (3) A Decoration; (4) The Ti-Trees; (5) The Winding Road; (6) Nude Study; (7) Landscape, Ryde; (8) Gone are the Days; (9) Eventide; and (10) The Guardians of the Pool.

This is the first Australian folio of fine art photography. Only a few of the edition of 25 have survived complete and as issued. Held in AGNSW.

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Item #CL178-24

Price (AUD): $22,000.00  other currencies

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