Fine Prints & Photography

October 26 — 31, 2019
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LOT 34

Lot 34

Otto Daniel Goetze (1871 - ?)

Otto Daniel Goetze (1871 - ?)
Lot 34 Details
Otto Daniel Goetze (1871 - ?), American


Silver gelatin print; titled in the negative along the bottom edge, signed “Copyrighted By O. D. Goetze” in the negative lower right. Matted and unframed.

Sheet 7.7 x 9.6 in — 19.5 x 24.4 cm

Estimate $80-$120

Realised: $240
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Otto Daniel Goetze (1871 - ?)
  • Otto Daniel Goetze (1871 - ?)
  • Otto Daniel Goetze (1871 - ?)
  • Otto Daniel Goetze (1871 - ?)

Otto D. Goetze was born in Missouri in 1871 to a German immigrant family. He left for Alaska around 1898 as the Gold Rush began and established a photography studio in Nome, where this photograph was taken. Goetze remained in Alaska photographing Gold Rush activity and Alaskan natives until approximately 1908. This beautiful depiction is one of his last.


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LOT 34

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
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  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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