CDV – CINCINNATI 0HIO – PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE OVER ELM ST – WALDACK CA 1870s
Carte de visite, 4 x 2 ¼. Ca. 1870 view of the “Bridge over Elm St” pencil id on verso. Charles Waldack, Cincinnati phoitographer’s backmark.
Charles Waldack (1828-1882) was a Cincinnati photographer and author. Better known as an outdoor photographer, he was the first to photograph Mammoth Cave (stereoviews), and is thought to have made the first published reference to cdv-sized tintypes / ferrotype cards, as well as producing a number of important images of the people and scenes around the Comstock gold fields. Waldack was born in Belgium, and returned there in 1874.
Strong tonality and contrast overall Fine condition. cdv 501
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SKU: cdv 501
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