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Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Old photographs

On 15th November 2008, the Paris Office of Sotheby`s is auctioning the photographic Collection of Marie-Thérèse and André Jammes

There are many early photographs for sale. Here are some interesting early photographs.


ÉMILE PÉCARRÈRE (1816-1904)
FEMME EN PRIÈRE, VERS 1850
Salt paper print
23,8 x 15 cm (9 3/8 x 5 7/8 in.)


NADAR (GASPARD-FÉLIX TOURNACHON) (1820-1910)
PORTRAIT DE BAUDELAIRE, VERS 1855
Cabinet card. Albumen print, mounted on card bearing studio stamp. Series and studio credit printed in red ink on the reverse.
14,1 x 10,4 cm (5½ x 4 1/8 in.) et 23,1 x 17,2 cm (9 1/8 x 6¾ in.)


CHARLES NÈGRE (1820-1880)
ASILE IMPÉRIAL DE VINCENNES, LA VISITE DU MÉDECIN, 1858-59
Albumen print from a colldion negative. Annotated in pencil on the reverse.
21,6 x 16,5 cm (8½ x 6½ in.)