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AUCTION 22

 

 


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151.     [CROCKETT, DAVID]. DE ROSE, A[nthony] L[ewis] (artist). Tinted gelatin silver copy print (bust profile portrait of David Crocket), photographer’s ink stamps on verso, printed label affixed to lower left of recto: David Crockett Born at Strong’s Springs near Limestone, E. Tennessee, Aug. 17, 1786 Killed in the Battle of the Alamo, March 6, 1836. San Antonio: N.H. Rose, n.d. (twentieth-century copy print). 35.4 x 28 cm. Image lightly worn and soiled with short tear and crease on bottom edge, otherwise good to very good.

     See preceding entry for details on the original print. This copy print was made by Noah Hamilton Rose (1874-1952), printer, photographer, and collector of photographs of the frontier West, who is responsible for preserving many images that otherwise would have been lost. See Handbook of Texas Online, and Item 471 in this catalogue.

($50-100)

 

 

Auction 22 Abstracts

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