Gardner Massachusetts 1878 Albertype photographs lot x 10 old printsBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Photographs of Gardner Massachusetts.
(early photographic views of a Massachusetts New England city)
Issued 1878, Gardner, Mass.
Likely Albertypes: a unique 19th century method of reproducing photographic images from glass negatives on a specially coated paper stock which resulted in a stunningly detailed image which displays a rich and soft visual quality unlike anything printed today.
Lot of ten (10) early and historically fascinating 19th century antique photographic prints, all clean and well preserved.
Scarce lot thus.
Sheet measures c. 5 1/2" x 9 1/4".
Printed area measures c. 3 1/2" x 5 1/2".