DescriptionFrancis Frith (British, 1822-1898) and Roger Fenton (British, 1819-1869)
Portfolio of Eight Architectural Studies, 1850-60
Eight albumen prints
9-1/2 x 11-1/2 inches (24.1 x 29.2 cm) (approx. each, or the reverse)
Lichfield Cathedral: Side Entrance, West Front; Tintern Abbey: The West Porch; Glastonbury Abbey: East Side of St. Joseph's Chapel; Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire; High Street, Oxford; Glastonbury Abbey: Interior of St. Joseph's Chapel; Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire; and Furness-Abbey, From the South-West.
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000.
Each is mounted and not framed. General wear, with tears, foxing, creases, and time staining to the paper folders which contain the prints; lines of retouching throughout the works, with some containing honeycomb patterns; foxing throughout, notably on the mounts; mat burn to the mounts and discoloration visible along the edges of the prints; scattered small creases or indents to the prints; overall, the prints appear in good condition.
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