The Acrobatic Walter Crail

Three approximately 10 x 8 inch (25x20 cm) news photographs showing the Philadelphia photographer Walter Crail with camera. Original gelatin-silver prints with period newspaper acquisition stamps on reverse dating 1917, 1924, & 1917 and various notations, including "Walter Crail" on reverse of each.   Price: $125.   ( Inventory# ie135 )

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These images show Crail with his camera, suspended in the air by rope high over the city in second image, and shimmying up or down a flagpole beside Philadelphia's Independence Hall in the third.

Condition: The photographs are in generally good condition with some wear, light stains and bends. First image has torn upper left corner, repaired on back with paper tape; the flagpole image has newspaper retouching, curling and yellowing in upper left corner.

 

Last updated May 8, 2017

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