463
463
Clemens, Samuel L.
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 1,250 USD
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463
Clemens, Samuel L.
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 1,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Clemens, Samuel L.

A group of five photographs of Clemens, ca. 1869–1909, comprising:

"The American Humorists," albumen print, being a full-length portrait of Josh Billings [Henry Wheeler Shaw], Mark Twain, and Petroleum V. Nasby [David Ross Locke]. Boston: Geo. M. Baker, [November, 1869]. Mounted on captioned card and stamped "H. G. Smith | Studio Building, | Boston" on verso. — Three-quarter length albumen print portrait mounted on card, possibly New York, Gurney & Sons, ca. 1868, captioned "Mark Twain" —  A stereoscopic albumen print bust portrait mounted on orange card, ca. 1870 and stamped "Mark Twain" on verso; images rubbed. — A silver gelatin print postcard of Clemens seated in a wicker chair wearing a white hat, originally taken by Henry Thomas Reed, London, ca. 1879, captioned "2339 B Mark Twain Rotary Photo E. C.; evidence of album mounts on verso — A snapshot taken by Frank T. Sprague on the occasion of Clara Clemens's marriage to Ossip Gabrilowitsch, 6 October 1909, Redding, Connecticut, featuring Clemens in cap and gown, Jervis Langdon, Jean Clemens, Ossip and Clara, and Rev. Dr. Joseph Twichell. 

 


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