To the unaided eye, this photograph appears to be in very good condition and without apparent issues. This piece is matted with a white mat under museum glass in a simple dark wooden frame. There is a 1/4" wide scratch in the glass that is located about 2" from the right side of the piece that extends vertically down the bottom 3/4 of the glass. The frame is in good condition, showing normal signs of wear. The piece has not been inspected outside of the frame. Verso: [sticker attached to backing] Muybridge: San Francisco, Tiayac, Valley of the Yo-semite. Guardian Spirit "Hall dome" 1750 feet high, Bradley & Rulofson, 429 Montgomery St. S.F., Publishers.
This condition report has been prepared by Altermann Galleries and is no substitute for a physical inspection by you and/or your representative. The report provided by Altermann Galleries has not been prepared by a professional conservator. If you question the condition of a work of art, we recommend you consult a professional conservator of your choice for a more complete assessment. This report will not disclose any condition problems that may occur during the course of subsequent restoration. Please refer to Altermann Galleries terms and condition of sale as stated in the auction catalog, or which may be provided to you upon request. All representations and warranties, expressed or implied, will be limited to the conditions of sale. If you require a more detailed explanation of the condition report, which has been provided by Altermann Galleries, please contact an Altermann Galleries representative. A glossary of terms may also be provided to you upon request.All property is sold "as is" and should be viewed personally by you or your professional representative or conservator before the sale to assess condition.