Concept Gallery
Live Auction

10/1/22 Fine Art, Antiques, Jewelry & Design

Sat, Oct 1, 2022 10:00AM EDT
Lot 133

Rare 1890s Photogravure Jones Laughlin Steel Pittsburgh

Estimate: $700 - $1,200

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Falls, after Frederic, American Iron & Steel Works of Jones and Laughlin Steel Company, c.1890s, photogravure on paper, printed by Goupil, Paris for The Contemporary Art Company, Philadelphia, image 16 x 33.5 inches, sheet 27.75 x 44 inches. A rare, striking and highly detailed image of the famous J&L steel plant, the Monongahela River, and the Hot Metal Bridge that connected the plant to the blast furnaces on the other side of the river.

Condition

A sharp image with a few faint vertical bands of browning; dampstaining visible to bottom corners (does not affect the image), and some overall toning and chipping along the edges. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .