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(CONSTRUCTION) A group of approximately 142 real photo

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(CONSTRUCTION) A group of approximately 142 real photo

Lot 0363 Details

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(CONSTRUCTION)

A group of approximately 142 real photo postcards and 52 photographs showing the construction of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, in California.

Additional VideoAdditional ImagesA set of images depicting views of the bridge and tunnel construction from the banks of the San Francisco Bay and taken from the bridge span itself. Many showing employees of the American Bridge Company on site building what was then the longest bridge span in the United States. Silver prints, with 142 printed on carte-postale paper, the images measuring 2¼x4 to 9½x7¾ inches (5.7x10.2 to 24.1x19.7 cm.), and the reverse, some with the sheets slightly larger, most with descriptive captions, in the negative, a few with a Photo By M.W. Swansick hand stamp, and a date hand stamp, on verso. 1933-36

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(CONSTRUCTION) A group of approximately 142 real photo

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800
Mar 11
Starting Price $900
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0363: (CONSTRUCTION) A group of approximately 142 real photo

Sold for $1,100
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Est. $1,200 - $1,800Starting Price $900
Fine Photographs
Thu, Mar 11, 2021 10:30 AM EST
Buyer's Premium 30%

Lot 0363 Details

Description
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(CONSTRUCTION)

A group of approximately 142 real photo postcards and 52 photographs showing the construction of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, in California.

Additional VideoAdditional ImagesA set of images depicting views of the bridge and tunnel construction from the banks of the San Francisco Bay and taken from the bridge span itself. Many showing employees of the American Bridge Company on site building what was then the longest bridge span in the United States. Silver prints, with 142 printed on carte-postale paper, the images measuring 2¼x4 to 9½x7¾ inches (5.7x10.2 to 24.1x19.7 cm.), and the reverse, some with the sheets slightly larger, most with descriptive captions, in the negative, a few with a Photo By M.W. Swansick hand stamp, and a date hand stamp, on verso. 1933-36

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