Lot 4
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William Shew

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 USD
Sold
32,500 USD
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Description

  • William Shew
  • Chinese Gold Miners Posed with Nuggets, California
  • 1/2 plate daguerreotype
  • Half-plate
half-plate daguerreotype, the photographer's '113 MONTG.Y. ST., SAN FRANCISCO.' credit stamped on the mat, with a modern seal, mid-1850s

Exhibited

San Diego, Museum of Photographic Arts, Points of Entry: A Nation of Strangers, September - November 1995, and traveling thereafter to 6 institutions 

Literature

Stanley B. Burns, Mirror Mirror: The Burns Collection Daguerreotypes (New York: The Burns Archive Press, 2012), pl. 52

Vicki Goldberg and Arthur Ollman, A Nation of Strangers (San Diego: Museum of Photographic Arts, 1995), p. 36

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