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Album with 44 Russian Photographs, 19th C.. William Carrick Ellivarts
   
William Carrick (1827-1878) - Scottish-Russian artist and photographer; representative of ‘ethnographic photography’
Each photograph inscribed in English on the reverse
The photographs are accompanied by a handwritten legend in triple version in English with reference to 32 photographs
Dimensions of photographs: from C. 11.5 X 15.5 cm to C. 20.8 X 27.2 cm; cardboard size: 35.5 X 45.5 cm
In cardboard with fabric binding: 47 X 36.5 cm
William Carrick is considered an important chronicler of Russian life in the 19th century; his photographs are rare early documents and highly sought after by collectors. Carrick photographed not only in numerous cities, but also in the Russian and Moravian provinces. The present photographs include depictions of peasants, architectures and landscapes, including shots from Moscow, Sevastopol and Nizhny Novgorod. They are accompanied by a legend in English, possibly authored by Carrick himself.

Condition:
The cardboards are (in part irregularly) discolored, showing foxing and light-staining, some fingerprints, small creases and blemishes to the margins. The cardboard shows wear marks.
Album with 44 Russian Photographs, 19th C.
XIXth c. Art and Older,  Photography,  Albums
Author: William Carrick
Sub-type: Albumen, Salted  /   Themes: Life Scene  /   Origin: Europe  /   Authenticity / Provenance: Original  /   Artists types: Professional artists  /   Photo color tint: Black and White  /   Period: XIXth c  /   Number of items: Over 10
 
Posted: may 17, 2017 / Modified: may 17, 2017
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Album with 44 Russian Photographs, 19th C.
4,000 €  2,840 £  4,560 $ 
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