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Rabbits by the Famins
Opening: $120
Hammer Price: $120
Skylight Gallery 35
March 2013

CDV-format albumen print circa 1880 showing a nature study by Constant Famin. The card is imprinted on reverse "C. Famin Photographe / 26. Avenue D'Orleans" but with the remarkable addition in period pen "et Madame" ("and Mrs. [Famin]"), apparently indicating that Famin's wife was involved in the production of either the original images or their CDV-sized versions.   ( Inventory# id474c )

Some images in this group were found signed " Madame Famin" and others simply " Madame", but clearly all with the same intent, see comparison of inscriptions below.

A few nicks in emulsion.

Images and text copyright 2001-2014 by Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs

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