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Two WWI Aerial Photography Section Picture Albums

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
351
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
Sale #3165M - 3165M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Two WWI Aerial Photography Section Picture Albums, c. 1919, two albums from William J. Carroll of the 5th Photo Section, 99th Aero Squadron, including photos of battlefields, German aircraft, trenches, airplanes, and equipment.

Provenance: By family descent to the consignor.
Estimate $800-1,200

Some light foxing but in overall very good condition.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

William J. Carroll, 99th Aero Squadron, Aerial photography, Aviation in World War I, Cartography, Human behavior