Original 1886 Hydrographic USS Albatross Ship Laboratory Albumen Photograph Sounding 3988
Please refer to photographs for condition.
Much sharper than scan shows
Super rich tones
Very strong contrast, I made a large scan so you can see the condition of the card
Albumen Photograph, 1886 Hydrographic Survey Expedition USS Albatross for Woods Hall
Fabulous rich view of Sounding, 1886
Sailors at work
No photographer name, negative number 8988
Image is 7" x 9"
Mount is 9 3/4" x 13"
Sorry I could not show the mount in its entirety, too big for my scanner.
Margin is about 1" on sides and 2" on top and bottom
Age foxing to mount
It is antique, and any imperfections that have occurred only add to the charm and uniqueness.
If you are expecting it to be new in the box, never touched by life or human hands, it is not for you.