Lot 94: W. J. Kendall, “Swam Niagara Whirlpool Rapids, Aug. 22nd 1886.”
29 October 2016
Yonkers, NY, USALive Auction
Description: W. J. Kendall, “Swam Niagara Whirlpool Rapids, Aug. 22nd 1886.” This is a photo collage, in which Kendall’s figure is placed against the photographic image of the rapids and bridge. A red stamp on the bottom margin, below the title, gives an 1886 copyright by J. T. Brundage. This has Eisenmann’s logo on the verso, making this the only outdoor image by Eisenmann in the collection. A pen inscription on the verso reads “Sent July 27th ’88.” This is a month before the printed date given for the event. Some soil and wear to the mount margins and corners.
Condition Report: Clean [3+]