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GREAT IMAGES BY AS-YET UNAPPRECIATED & UNDERVALUED ARTISTS

 

 

 

 

20th Century Photographs:

a small sampling of a large and diverse collection

REAL PHOTO POSTCARDS

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Fossil Display
Chicago Academy of Sciences

Anonymous
Gelatin Silver Print
4 1/2 X 6 1/2 inches on
10 1/2 X 14 inch board
$150.00

Beautifully  Vignetted Portrait Young Black Woman. CA. 1910.  4 x 5 3/4  inch brown toned silver print with a few surface marks.  A very nice studio portrait of an Afro-American woman.  Very nice lighting
$50.00

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Boy Riding Tricycle

Logan Studio, Chicago
Silver Print
7 X 11 inches
Hand Colored
$40.00

Women at war.  WWII.  Press photographs with slugs on the verso.

 

 

 

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Inspecting Shells

W.I.B. Photo
6 1/2 X 8 inches
$85.00

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Canadian Women Help 
Build Ships

 Hamilton                Wright               
 6 1/2X 8 1/2 inches

$100.00

 

 

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Barnum & Bailey Circus,
Hartford, Conn

Anonymous
2  2 1/2 X 4 1/4 inch snapshots
$20.00 each

 

 

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WWI American Engineer

Felix Bertin
Brown Toned Silver Print
2 1/2 inch oval
on a
4 1/4 X 5 inch mount
$40.00

 

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De Havilland Hawk Moth

Universal Airphoto Service
Silver Print
5 X 7  inches
$75.00

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Counting Shells

Anonymous
Gelatin Silver Print
4 1/2 X 6 1/2 inches on
10 1/2 X 14 inch board
$85.00

 

 

Rocket On Launch Pad.  U.S. Air Force Photograph.  Stamp on the back.   1965.  8 x 10 silver print with writing on the back, 83 h 7 Rockets
$50.00

 

 

 

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The Dog Cemetery, Hyde Park London

Anonymous
Silver Print 
Real Photo Postcard
3 1/2 X 5 1/4  inches
$35.00

 

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Anonymous

 

 

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3 Photo Micrographs

 

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3  inch diameter
on a  4 X 5 inch sheet
Brown Toned Silver Prints
$200.00 each

 

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Women in Kimonos
$125.00

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Rickshaws
$125.00

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Buildings
$75.00

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Mt. Fuji & Bridge
$125.00

 

Japan

Anonymous
Five 3 3/4 inch oval hand colored
 silver prints on 
6 1/4 inch square boards 

 

 

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Bridge
$75.00

Erich Salomon
Photographing 
 Mrs.  Green,
Hollywood Bowl
1930

 

Carroll Photo Service
Los Angeles
  Silver Print
8 X 10  inches
Some surface marks
Slug on verso

$500.00

 

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Pach Bros.   John Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913).    Banker and art connoisseur.  Head of one of the most powerful banking houses in the world.  Formed U. S. Steel Corporation.  Incredible 8 x 11 inch oval silver print photograph mounted on a board.  There are some surface marks.    Signed and dated, 1909, in the negative.  A powerful image that is similar to the Steichen icon of pictorialism which appeared in Camera Work.  
$400.00

 

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Anon.  Large Group Of People On The Lawn With American Flag.  8 x 10 inch silver print  Circa 1910.  $25.00

 

Anon.  Still Life With Fruit.  5 x 7 inch silver print.   $45.00

Adam Henry Reiser.  Squirrel.  5 1/2 x 9 inch toned silver print.  $30.00

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Adam Henry Reiser.  Bells.  5 1/2 x 9 inch toned silver print.  $30.00

 

H. David.  Morning Mist.  
5 x 7 inch silver print.  $40.00

H. David.  Boss Winter.  
5 x 7 inch silver print.  $40.00

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Anon.  Shop Service Garage, Obron N.D., Lu Stickelberger, Pete Nelson.  5 x 7 inch toned silver print mounted on board.  $45.00

 

Anon.  Two Kittens.  
4 x 4 1/2 inch silver print.  $25.00

W. J. Becker & Co., Stratford, Ont.  Janet L. McTavish In Scots Outfit  
3 X 4 inch silver print on a larger mount.  
$35.00

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Anon.  Lighthouse.  3 x 3 1/2 inch silver print.  $35.00

 

Anon.  Lighthouse.  3 x 4  inch silver print.  $30.00

Anon.  Little Girl Holding A Doll.  6 1/4 x 8 1/4 inch silver print.  $35.00

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E. T. Pearson.  Easy Roller.  7 1/2 x 9 1/2 inch silver print.  $35.00

 

Liberty Storage Warehouse.  New York. 1905.  West Side Of Park Avenue.  5 3/4 x 7 1/2 inch silver print with some surface marks.  Mounted on a larger board.  Titled on the board in ink. 
$50.00

 

Anon.  Two Young Girls Pondering.  3 x 4 1/4 inch oval silver print.  $40.00

     

Dead Aoudad Ram. M. Heberlein, Photographer.  7 1/4  x 9 1/2 inch  toned silver print .  The photograph is signed and titled in ink on the front.  Circa 1930's. A very artistic view of a dead ram
$50.00

 

The Shoe. A surreal photograph.  8 x 10 inch silver print. Slight crease lower left border. Thomas Taylor & Sons, Inc. Hidson, Mass. stamped on the back
$150.00

 

Prairie River & Saw Mill. Gelatin silver  Print.  4 1/2  x 6 1/2   with some surface marks and light tones.   The image has the following written on the back in pencil:  "Down Prairie River from the bridge on the country road.  The saw mill belongs to D. C. Anderson. April 28, 1907."
$45.00 

 

 

 

 

L'ALBUM  LITHOGRAPHIQUE  

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Circa 1907.  Palette Art Company New York.  
An unusual salesman's sample portfolio containing   
45  loose  8 x 10 inch original photographic plates.  
The   photographs are of lithographs of  posters, book plates,  and decorative graphics mostly from Germany.  
Each plate  displays a montage of between 4 and 8  seldom seen and unusual images.      
$1200.00

 

 

 

 

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  April 19, 2014

An  assortment of  19th and 20th century photographs 
taken  by anonymous 
&
  still obscure photographers

                                                                                 Copyright 2000 
                                                                    by Richard T. Rosenthal. All rights reserved.