Yale University Junior Promenade 1898 rare photographic souvenir album 28 platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Photo Albums, Yale University, Prom Album, 19th Century Photography).
A Souvenir of the Junior Promenade, Yale 1898.
Published 1898, likely New Haven, Connecticut.
30 pages. Text in English. Original string tied cloth with tipped on albumen photo to front cover.
Illustrated with 28 [rotogravure] photographic plates containing 64 different near miniature images, all with amazing resolution allowing for magnified viewing.
A rare 19th century photographic item relating to Yale. Essentially a photographic plate book, with views all around the campus, some involving groups of people.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, photographic cover illustration, string ties. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely of age spotting. Photographs remain clean and bright.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 6 1/4" H x 4 3/4" W.