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Auction Description for Swann: CLASSIC PHOTOGRAPHS & PHOTOBOOKS
Viewing Notes:
Exhibition & Sale Schedule: Sale 2335 - Classic Photographs & Photobooks - begins at 1:30pm in New York on Thurs, December 12. All material in Sale 2335 on display at our premises in New York City, 104 East 25th Street, as follows: Sat, Dec 7: Noon to 5pm - Mon, Dec 9: 10am to 6pm - Tues, Dec 10: 10am to 6pm - Wed, Dec 11: 10am to 6pm - Thurs, Dec 12: 10am to Noon.

CLASSIC PHOTOGRAPHS & PHOTOBOOKS

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

274 lots | 266 with images

December 12, 2013

Live Auction

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

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(CHINA) Group of 26 photographs of China, comprising occupationals,

Lot 1: (CHINA) Group of 26 photographs of China, comprising occupationals,

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Description: (CHINA) Group of 26 photographs of China, comprising occupationals, including a barber, furniture maker, street laborers, and a woman at a loom, plus opium smokers, assorted views of Shanghai and Hong Kong, Little Orphan Island (off Shanghai), details of temple statuary/architecture, a pagoda, the Great Wall of China, Mandarin women, criminals, and more. Albumen prints, 4 of Hong Kong measure 8 1/2x10 1/2 inches (21.6x26.7 cm.) and 22 measure 4 1/2x3 1/2 inches (10.8x8.3 cm.), and the reverse, mounted recto/verso; several with handwritten notations beneath the photograph. 1880s-1890s

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(JAPAN & CHINA) Album with 38 photographs, many hand-colored, including 30 prints depicting the gardens, landscapes, geishas, and trade

Lot 2: (JAPAN & CHINA) Album with 38 photographs, many hand-colored, including 30 prints depicting the gardens, landscapes, geishas, and trade

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Description: (JAPAN & CHINA) Album with 38 photographs, many hand-colored, including 30 prints depicting the gardens, landscapes, geishas, and tradesmen from Japan, and with 7 depicting Canton, Hong Kong, and one Chinese prisoner execution scene (these prints not hand-colored), as well as a group portrait. Albumen prints, all but one approximately 9 3/4x7 1/2 inches (24.8x19.1 cm.), and the reverse, one (the execution scene) measuring 5 1/4x7 1/2 inches (13.3x19.1 cm.), and 25 with delicate hand-coloring (none of the Chinese images are hand-colored); each in a window with a caption, in ink. Oblong 4to, plain cloth binding. 1880s

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(JAPAN) Album with 51 photographs of Japan,

Lot 3: (JAPAN) Album with 51 photographs of Japan,

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Description: (JAPAN) Album with 51 photographs of Japan, including geishas, other occupational scenes, landscapes, temples, and parks. Albumen prints (all but 2 hand-colored), sizes ranging from 8x9 1/2 to 8x10 1/2 inches (20.3x24.1 to 20.3x26.7 cm.), and the reverse, many with a caption in the negative. Oblong folio, black lacquer covers with gilt highlights and ivory inlay (some perished), lightly worn and lacking the backstrip; all edges gilt. 1880s

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(JAPAN) A splendid album containing 50 delicately hand-colored images of Japan, including parks, tea houses, snow-covered trees,

Lot 4: (JAPAN) A splendid album containing 50 delicately hand-colored images of Japan, including parks, tea houses, snow-covered trees,

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Description: (JAPAN) A splendid album containing 50 delicately hand-colored images of Japan, including parks, tea houses, snow-covered trees, temples, cherry trees, festival scenes, villages, occupational scenes, geishas, children, pilgrims, and Mount Fuji; including many unusual scenes. Hand-colored albumen prints, each approximately 8x10 inches (20.3x25.4 cm.), and the reverse, many with a caption in the negative; with the original tissue guards. Oblong folio, black lacquer covers with gilt highlights and ivory inlay, including the names Nellie and Russell; nearly fully disbound. 1890s

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BABBITT, PLATT D. (active 1853-1870) Quarter-plate daguerreotype depicting a large group of well-dressed tourists at Niagara Falls.

Lot 5: BABBITT, PLATT D. (active 1853-1870) Quarter-plate daguerreotype depicting a large group of well-dressed tourists at Niagara Falls.

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Description: BABBITT, PLATT D. (active 1853-1870) Quarter-plate daguerreotype depicting a large group of well-dressed tourists at Niagara Falls. Circa 1854

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(CASED IMAGES) cary Pair of whole-plate daguerreotypes of families, comprising an aesthetic portait by Cary

Lot 6: (CASED IMAGES) cary Pair of whole-plate daguerreotypes of families, comprising an aesthetic portait by Cary

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Description: (CASED IMAGES) cary/span Pair of whole-plate daguerreotypes of families, comprising an aesthetic portait by Cary of a lovely mother and her 4 young children (3 of whom are in focus), in a period frame, with a trimmed, printed sheet identifying Cary as the photographer and which describes the technique as "A new process known enables him to take the children (at any age) in five seconds sitting" on the obverse; and a depiction of a well-dressed group in which the relaxed appearance of some members of the family, such as the attractive young woman in the center, is counterposed by her mother's and sister's very tense expressions, in a leather case (separated at hinge). Circa 1852

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(CASED IMAGES) Group of 8 marvelous half-plate portraits, comprising 7 daguerreotypes and one

Lot 7: (CASED IMAGES) Group of 8 marvelous half-plate portraits, comprising 7 daguerreotypes and one

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Description: (CASED IMAGES) Group of 8 marvelous half-plate portraits, comprising 7 daguerreotypes and one ambrotype, including a daguerreian studio portrait of a daydreaming father, his young child and their very large dog; a hand-tinted scene of a mother and her son; 2 depicting couples (one is etched Jan. 1856 on the cover glass); 2 showing family groups; and a beautifully detailed hand-tinted ambrotype of siblings; all but one in full leather cases. 1850s

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(CASED IMAGES) Group of 23 assorted ambrotype (14) and tintype (9) scenes and portraits,

Lot 8: (CASED IMAGES) Group of 23 assorted ambrotype (14) and tintype (9) scenes and portraits,

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Description: (CASED IMAGES) Group of 23 assorted ambrotype (14) and tintype (9) scenes and portraits, comprising 2 beautifully hand-tinted quarter-plate ambrotypes, including a girl in an off-the-shoulder pink dress and another of sisters in identical outfits; an artistically posed and tinted half-plate ambrotype of siblings; a sixth-plate of card players and two more depicting boys and their dogs; plus a whole-plate tintype of a nursing mother; a quarter-plate of laborers (uncased); and smaller images of pugilists, kids, and a soldier; most are in full cases. 1850s-1860s

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(CASED IMAGES) Group of 33 daguerreotypes of of children alone and with their moms, with chubby toddlers,

Lot 9: (CASED IMAGES) Group of 33 daguerreotypes of of children alone and with their moms, with chubby toddlers,

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Description: (CASED IMAGES) Group of 33 daguerreotypes of of children alone and with their moms, with chubby toddlers, pretty adolescents, doting mothers and young kids, as well as a hand-tinted study of twins in identical dresses; comprising 3 quarter-plates, 29 sixth-plates and one ninth-plate; many are hand-colored or gilted; all but 6 in full leather cases. Early 1850s-late 1850s

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TALBOT, WILLIAM HENRY FOX (1800-1877)

Lot 10: TALBOT, WILLIAM HENRY FOX (1800-1877) "The Ladder."

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Description: TALBOT, WILLIAM HENRY FOX (1800-1877) "The Ladder." Salted paper print from a calotype negative, 6 5/8x7 1/8 inches (16.8x18.1 cm.), with a Patent Talbotype Photogenic Drawing label on mount verso. 1845

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THOMSON, JOHN. Street Life in London.

Lot 11: THOMSON, JOHN. Street Life in London.

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Description: THOMSON, JOHN. Street Life in London. With Adolphe Smith. Illustrated with 37 Woodburytypes "from life" on 36 pages, each with a printed caption and red rule and measuring approximately 4 1/4x3 1/4 inches (10.8x8.3 cm.) or smaller, and the reverse. 4to, gilt-lettered green leather, rubbed; lacking some preliminaries. (London): (Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington), [1877]

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EMERSON, PETER HENRY (1856-1936)

Lot 12: EMERSON, PETER HENRY (1856-1936) "Ricking the Reed."

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Description: EMERSON, PETER HENRY (1856-1936) "Ricking the Reed." Platinum print, 8 7/8x10 7/8 inches (22.5x27.6 cm.), on the original mount, and with the original printed tissue overlay (not attached). 1886

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FRIESE-GREENE, WILLIAM (1855-1921) Carte-de-visite of a woman photographer, who is posing with three cameras

Lot 13: FRIESE-GREENE, WILLIAM (1855-1921) Carte-de-visite of a woman photographer, who is posing with three cameras

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Description: FRIESE-GREENE, WILLIAM (1855-1921) Carte-de-visite of a woman photographer, who is posing with three cameras and captured in the act of removing a lens cap. Albumen print, 3 3/4x2 3/8 inches (9.5x6 cm.), with Bath photographer William Friese-Greene's printed credit on mount verso. Circa 1880

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(CRIME) Gathering of 40 carte-de-visite-format mug shots from various Police Departments

Lot 14: (CRIME) Gathering of 40 carte-de-visite-format mug shots from various Police Departments

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Description: (CRIME) Gathering of 40 carte-de-visite-format mug shots from various Police Departments in the U.S., with images of crooks who were busted for a variety of crimes, including "working the crowd at the Inauguration of Pres. Cleveland." Albumen (33) and silver (4) prints, 4 with a debossed numeric hand stamp on print recto and a few with numeric notations, in ink, on mount recto, and with the printed Bertillon system of identification mount verso; an addional 3 are reproductions; many with trimmed mounts. 1877-1904

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JACKSON, WILLIAM HENRY (1843-1942) Keokuk, or the Watchful Fox * Young Black Dog.

Lot 15: JACKSON, WILLIAM HENRY (1843-1942) Keokuk, or the Watchful Fox * Young Black Dog.

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Description: JACKSON, WILLIAM HENRY (1843-1942) Keokuk, or the Watchful Fox * Young Black Dog. Together, 2 photographs. Albumen prints affixed to the original U. S. Geological Survey of the Territories mounts, image size 5 1/4x4 inches (13.3x10.2 cm.), mount size 6 1/2x4 1/4 inches (16.5x10.8 cm.), with captions in the negatives. 1870s

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FRITH, FRANCIS. Egypt Nubia and Ethiopia, Illustrated with One Hundred Stereoscopic Photographs.

Lot 16: FRITH, FRANCIS. Egypt Nubia and Ethiopia, Illustrated with One Hundred Stereoscopic Photographs.

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Description: FRITH, FRANCIS. Egypt Nubia and Ethiopia, Illustrated with One Hundred Stereoscopic Photographs. With Frith's clean, beautiful photographs presented in an intimate volume with text. Including 100 albumen stereoviews by Frith, descriptions and numerous woodcut engravings by Joseph Bonomi, and notes by Samuel Sharpe. Each albumen print mounted with a caption below the print, representing the landscape and ancient architecture of the region. 4to, elaborate blue gilt-pictorial cloth; scattered foxing; all edges gilt. first edition./span London: Smith, Elder & Company, 1862

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(INDIA) Album contianing 38 hand-colored photographs of India.

Lot 17: (INDIA) Album contianing 38 hand-colored photographs of India.

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Description: (INDIA) Album contianing 38 hand-colored photographs of India. With prints of various street scenes, temples, occupationals, and animals (including monkeys and elephants). Hand-colored albumen prints, each approximately 8x10 inches (20.3x25.4 cm.), and the reverse; some pages with no mounted prints. Oblong folio, lacquer covers with elaborate ivory inlay, including the word "India," but sections of this inlay have perished. 1880s

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(RUSSIAN-STYLE SPA) Group of 18 photographs of a masseur and his client in a faux Russian bathhouse (or

Lot 18: (RUSSIAN-STYLE SPA) Group of 18 photographs of a masseur and his client in a faux Russian bathhouse (or "banya").

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Description: (RUSSIAN-STYLE SPA) Group of 18 photographs of a masseur and his client in a faux Russian bathhouse (or "banya"). The men have distinctive hair cuts and are arranged on a low platform, around which are set various props, including a hookah; with a European-style 'trompe l'oeil' backdrop. Albumen prints, most measuring approximately 6 1/2x8 inches (16.5x20.3 cm.), each with a number and caption, in Cyrillic, in the negative, and each with partial reinforcing backing and various picture agency stamps on verso; also with a 19th image of a man getting part of his head shaved, 8 3/8x5 1/4 inches (21.3x13.3 cm.), labeled "Egyptian," in pencil on mount recto and with picture agency stamps on mount verso. 1880s

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MUYBRIDGE, EADWEARD (1830-1904) Equestrian, from Animal Locomotion, plate 647.

Lot 19: MUYBRIDGE, EADWEARD (1830-1904) Equestrian, from Animal Locomotion, plate 647.

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Description: MUYBRIDGE, EADWEARD (1830-1904) Equestrian, from Animal Locomotion, plate 647. Collotype, 5 7/8x17 7/8 inches (14.9x45.4 cm.), sheet size 19x23 3/4 inches (48.3x60.3 cm.), with Muybridge's letterpress credit, series title, plate number, copyright, and date on the two-toned sheet recto. 1887

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(STIEGLITZ, ALFRED.) Souvenir Kodak Competition 1905.

Lot 20: (STIEGLITZ, ALFRED.) Souvenir Kodak Competition 1905.

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Description: (STIEGLITZ, ALFRED.) Souvenir Kodak Competition 1905. With 10 mounted photographs (including one on the cover) by Stieglitz, Steichen, Brigman, and others, as well as 20 photo reproductions by additional photographers. 4to, printed wrappers with a tied binding. Rochester, New York, The Kodak City: Eastman Kodak Co., [1906 or 1907]

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CAMERA WORK. Number 9.

Lot 21: CAMERA WORK. Number 9.

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Description: CAMERA WORK. Number 9. Illustrated with 10 photogravures after photographs by Clarence H. White (5), Edward Steichen (one), and Eva Watson-Schütze (4). 4to, original gray printed wrappers, backstrip perished, worn with some chips at the edges. New York, 1905

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CAMERA WORK. Number 10.

Lot 22: CAMERA WORK. Number 10.

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Description: CAMERA WORK. Number 10. Illustrated with photogravures after photographs by Gertrude Käsebier (6) as well as reproductions of work by Outamaro, Thomas W. Dewing, Botticelli, C. Yarnall Abbott, and E.M. Bane. 4to, original gray printed wrappers, light wear and very faint foxing; scattered internal foxing. New York, 1905

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CAMERA WORK. Number 22.

Lot 23: CAMERA WORK. Number 22.

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Description: CAMERA WORK. Number 22. Edited by Alfred Stieglitz. Illustrated with 3 reproductions of color photographs by steichen./span 4to, original gray printed wrappers, light edgewear. New York, 1908

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STIEGLITZ, ALFRED (1864-1946)

Lot 24: STIEGLITZ, ALFRED (1864-1946) "The Steerage."

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Description: STIEGLITZ, ALFRED (1864-1946) "The Steerage." Photogravure on Japan tissue, 7 3/4x6 1/4 inches (19.7x15.9 cm.), laid down to a modern mount. 1907

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STIEGLITZ, ALFRED (1864-1946)

Lot 25: STIEGLITZ, ALFRED (1864-1946) "A Snapshot: Paris."

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Description: STIEGLITZ, ALFRED (1864-1946) "A Snapshot: Paris." Photogravure on Japan tissue, 5 3/8x6 3/4 inches (13.7x17.1 cm.). 1911; printed 1913

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SANDER, AUGUST (1876-1964)/SANDER, GUNTHER (1907-1987)

Lot 26: SANDER, AUGUST (1876-1964)/SANDER, GUNTHER (1907-1987) "Three Young Farmers in Sunday Dress, Westerwald."

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Description: SANDER, AUGUST (1876-1964)/SANDER, GUNTHER (1907-1987) "Three Young Farmers in Sunday Dress, Westerwald." Silver print, 10 3/8x8 inches (26.4x20.3 cm.), with the debossed Aug. Sander Köln blind stamp on recto, and with Gunther Sander's signature and the print date, in pencil, on verso. 1914; printed 1980

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HINE, LEWIS W. (1874-1940) Cotton picker.

Lot 27: HINE, LEWIS W. (1874-1940) Cotton picker.

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Description: HINE, LEWIS W. (1874-1940) Cotton picker. Silver print, 4 1/2x6 1/2 inches (11.4x16.5 cm.), with numeric notations, in pencil, on verso. Circa 1910

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HINE, LEWIS W. (1874-1940)

Lot 28: HINE, LEWIS W. (1874-1940) "Noon Hour" (Barefoot boy, Somersworth, New Hampshire).

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Description: HINE, LEWIS W. (1874-1940) "Noon Hour" (Barefoot boy, Somersworth, New Hampshire). Silver print, 4 3/4x6 1/2 inches (12.1x16.5 cm.), with a photostatic copy of the caption label laid in and numeric notations, in pencil, on verso. 1909

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HINE, LEWIS W. (1874-1940) Group of 9 photographs, comprising 3 of child laborers, and 6 of immigrant home workers in New York City.

Lot 29: HINE, LEWIS W. (1874-1940) Group of 9 photographs, comprising 3 of child laborers, and 6 of immigrant home workers in New York City.

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Description: HINE, LEWIS W. (1874-1940) Group of 9 photographs, comprising 3 of child laborers, and 6 of immigrant home workers in New York City. Silver prints, 4 3/4x6 3/4 inches (11.4x16.5 cm.) and smaller, most with numeric notations, in pencil, on verso and two with a photostatic copy of a caption label laid in. 1909-1917

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RIIS, JACOB. How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York.

Lot 30: RIIS, JACOB. How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York.

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Description: RIIS, JACOB. How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York. Riis' seminal title, and a very early use of photographic reproductions, with 43 illustrations (complete), many of which are reproductions of Riis' photographs. 8vo, original gilt-lettered blue-backed illustrated boards, very lightly worn at the edges; text block just slightly tender, but overall very good. Parr/Badger I 53; Hasselblad 46. first edition./span New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890

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(CRIME) Metal Bertillon drawer with 51 catalogued mugshots on cards,

Lot 31: (CRIME) Metal Bertillon drawer with 51 catalogued mugshots on cards,

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Description: (CRIME) Metal Bertillon drawer with 51 catalogued mugshots on cards, each offender labeled as a pickpocket, and with locations ranging from Brooklyn, to Philadelphia, to Washington D.C., and Norfolk, Virginia. Silver prints, each approximately 2 1/2x5 inches (6.4x12.7 cm.), mounted to form cards with a Bertillon number, the crime, a name (along with potential aliases), the location, physical characteristics, and a date, in ink. Acme Card System Co. drawer, measuring 22x9 inches (55.9x22.9 cm.), the cards hinged and rest flat. 1911-1927

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(CALIFORNIA CRIME) Album containing 48 mug shots of alleged criminals of interest to the San Francisco

Lot 32: (CALIFORNIA CRIME) Album containing 48 mug shots of alleged criminals of interest to the San Francisco

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Description: (CALIFORNIA CRIME) Album containing 48 mug shots of alleged criminals of interest to the San Francisco Police Department. Some of the men, who are quite dapper, and are photographed in the quintessential Hollywood outfit--suit, tie and hat--of the professional stick-up man; several of the safecrackers appear down-on-their luck; and ladies-of-the-night also make an appearance. Silver prints, overall size 3 1/4x4 inches (8.3x10.2 cm.), with typewritten background information, on carbon paper, on the facing page. Folio, boards, worn, backstrip perished; a few leaves detached. Circa 1913

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(CRIME) A San Francisco mugshot album with approximately 700 photographs and entries,

Lot 33: (CRIME) A San Francisco mugshot album with approximately 700 photographs and entries,

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Description: (CRIME) A San Francisco mugshot album with approximately 700 photographs and entries, including suspected robbers, murderers, pimps, embezzlers, and rapists, and including both men and women. Silver prints, each approximately 2 3/4x4 inches (7x10.2 cm.), mounted recto/verso 3 per page, with the offenders' names and stamped numbers, in ink, at the outer edge, and with a crime (or occasionally a status) rubber stamped below the image; also occasionally with additional citations ("Dead"), in pencil or ink; about 45 with an overlaid additional mugshot (and 4 of these have three overlaid shots) and a few removed. 4to, 1/2 red leather over cloth, with the remnants of a label, and the date and "Police Department" black-printed on the backstrip. 1921

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LINCOLN, EDWIN HALE (1828-1938) Suite of 20 photographs from

Lot 34: LINCOLN, EDWIN HALE (1828-1938) Suite of 20 photographs from "Wildflowers of New England."

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Description: LINCOLN, EDWIN HALE (1828-1938) Suite of 20 photographs from "Wildflowers of New England." Platinum prints, 9 1/4x7 1/4 inches (23.5x18.4 cm.), each with a printed number and caption, in English and in Latin, on recto; each print is beautifully framed. 1910-1914

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BENTLEY, WILSON A. (1865-1931) A group of 6 lovely studies of snow crystals.

Lot 35: BENTLEY, WILSON A. (1865-1931) A group of 6 lovely studies of snow crystals.

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Description: BENTLEY, WILSON A. (1865-1931) A group of 6 lovely studies of snow crystals. Gold-chloride toned photomicrographs from glass plate negatives, sheet size each approximately 4x3 inches (10.2x7.6 cm.). Circa 1903-1910

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(SPIRITUALISM) Album of 27 Spiritualist photographs

Lot 35A: (SPIRITUALISM) Album of 27 Spiritualist photographs

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Description: (SPIRITUALISM) Album of 27 Spiritualist photographs taken during seances at Dr. Thomas Glendenning Hamilton's Psychic Room in Winnipeg, Canada. With images of camera equipment, levitation experiments, teleplasm, materializations, and psychic mediums in deep trances with supernormal ephemera. Silver prints, 21 measuring approximately 5x7 inches (12.7x17.8 cm.), and the reverse, and 6 measuring approximately 3 1/2x3 inches (8.9x7.6 cm.), all cornered into black pages and accompanied by copious explanatory handwritten text, in an unknown hand, in white ink. Oblong 4to, gilt-lettered faux leather with a twin bolt binding, front cover soiled. 1920-1922

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ATGET, EUGÈNE (1856-1927)/ABBOTT, BERENICE (1898-1991) Portfolio with 20 photographic prints by Abbott after Atget's original negative

Lot 36: ATGET, EUGÈNE (1856-1927)/ABBOTT, BERENICE (1898-1991) Portfolio with 20 photographic prints by Abbott after Atget's original negative

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Description: ATGET, EUGÈNE (1856-1927)/ABBOTT, BERENICE (1898-1991) Portfolio with 20 photographic prints by Abbott after Atget's original negatives of Paris. Gold-toned silver prints, 9x6 3/4 inches (22.9x17.1 cm.), and the reverse, affixed to mounts measuring 13x10 inches (33x25.4 cm.), with Abbott's signature, in ink, a Photograph by Eugene Atget, Printed by Berenice Abbott hand stamp, and a stamped plate number on mount verso. Folio, gilt-lettered cloth folder; colophon and table of contents; photographs loose, as issued. 80 of 100 numbered copies./span 1898-1927; printed 1956

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ATGET, EUGÈNE (1857-1927)/ABBOTT, BERENICE (1898-1991) Crowd at Parisian Glaces Vendor.

Lot 37: ATGET, EUGÈNE (1857-1927)/ABBOTT, BERENICE (1898-1991) Crowd at Parisian Glaces Vendor.

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Description: ATGET, EUGÈNE (1857-1927)/ABBOTT, BERENICE (1898-1991) Crowd at Parisian Glaces Vendor. Silver print, 8 3/4x6 3/4 inches (22.2x17.1 cm.), with Abbott's Photograph by Eugène Atget Copyright: Berenice Abbott hand stamp and a title, in pencil, in an unknown hand, on verso. Circa 1910; printed 1956

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HINE, LEWIS W. (1874-1940)/ABBOTT, BERENICE (1898-1991)

Lot 38: HINE, LEWIS W. (1874-1940)/ABBOTT, BERENICE (1898-1991) "Young boy living near Hull House, Chicago, Visits Clinic."

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Description: HINE, LEWIS W. (1874-1940)/ABBOTT, BERENICE (1898-1991) "Young boy living near Hull House, Chicago, Visits Clinic." Silver print, 13 1/2x9 1/2 inches (34.3x24.1 cm.), flush mounted, with notations, in pencil and ink, in an unknown hand, on mount verso. 1910; printed 1930s

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HINE, LEWIS W. (1874-1940) Group of oyster shuckers working in the Alabama Canning Company.

Lot 39: HINE, LEWIS W. (1874-1940) Group of oyster shuckers working in the Alabama Canning Company.

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Description: HINE, LEWIS W. (1874-1940) Group of oyster shuckers working in the Alabama Canning Company. Silver print, 4 1/2x6 1/2 inches (11.4x16.5 cm.), with a numeric notation 1992, in pencil, in an unknown hand, on verso. 1911

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CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952)

Lot 40: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "The Vanishing Race."

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Description: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "The Vanishing Race." Platinum print, 6x8 inches (15.2x20.3 cm.), with Curtis' signature, in ink, on recto, and with notations, in pencil and in ink, in an unknown hand, on verso. 1904

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CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952)

Lot 41: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "The Piki Maker."

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Description: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "The Piki Maker." Oversized platinum-palladium print, 16 1/4x12 1/4 inches (41.3x31.1 cm.), with Curtis' signature, in ink, on recto and notations, in an unknown hand, on verso. 1906

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JOHNSTON, ALFRED CHENEY (1885-1971) Barbara Deane.

Lot 42: JOHNSTON, ALFRED CHENEY (1885-1971) Barbara Deane.

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Description: JOHNSTON, ALFRED CHENEY (1885-1971) Barbara Deane. Circular silver print, 10 1/8 inches in diameter (25.7 cm.), with the model's name, in ink, on verso. 1920s

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JOHNSTON, ALFRED CHENEY (1885-1971) Doris Podmore.

Lot 43: JOHNSTON, ALFRED CHENEY (1885-1971) Doris Podmore.

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Description: JOHNSTON, ALFRED CHENEY (1885-1971) Doris Podmore. Silver print, 13 3/8x10 1/2 inches (33.3x26.7 cm.). 1920s

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VON GLOEDEN, WILHELM (1856-1931) Group of 3 en plein air studies of nude Sicilian youths.

Lot 44: VON GLOEDEN, WILHELM (1856-1931) Group of 3 en plein air studies of nude Sicilian youths.

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Description: VON GLOEDEN, WILHELM (1856-1931) Group of 3 en plein air studies of nude Sicilian youths. Silver prints, each approximately 9x6 1/2 inches (22.9x16.5 cm.), with notations, in pencil, in an unknown hand, on versos. Circa 1910-1920s

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WESTON, EDWARD (1886-1958)/TICE, GEORGE (1938- ) Portfolio entitled

Lot 45: WESTON, EDWARD (1886-1958)/TICE, GEORGE (1938- ) Portfolio entitled "Six Nudes of Neil."

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Description: WESTON, EDWARD (1886-1958)/TICE, GEORGE (1938- ) Portfolio entitled "Six Nudes of Neil." With 6 ethereal photographs of Neil, Weston's son. Palladium contact prints, image size 3 3/4x2 3/4 inches (9.53x7 cm.), mount size 14x11 inches (35.6x28 cm.), with Tice's and Neil Weston's signatures on labels affixed to mount verso. Folio-size burgundy cloth folding jacket; with the edition notation 22/25, in pencil, on the colophon. 1925; printed 1977

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WESTON, EDWARD (1886-1958)/WESTON, COLE (1919-2003)

Lot 46: WESTON, EDWARD (1886-1958)/WESTON, COLE (1919-2003) "Nude" (Neil).

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Description: WESTON, EDWARD (1886-1958)/WESTON, COLE (1919-2003) "Nude" (Neil). Silver print, 9 1/4x6 1/4 inches (23.5x15.9 cm.), with the Negative by Edward Weston hand stamp with Cole Weston's signature as well as the title, date, and negative number, in pencil, on mount verso. 1925; printed 1970s

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DUBREUIL, PIERRE (1872-1944)

Lot 47: DUBREUIL, PIERRE (1872-1944) "Des Tommets de la Cathédral d'Anvers" (Belgium).

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Description: DUBREUIL, PIERRE (1872-1944) "Des Tommets de la Cathédral d'Anvers" (Belgium). Silver print, 9 5/8x7 5/8 inches (24.4x19.4 cm.), with Dubreuil's signature, title and extended caption, in pencil, and with his credit, in ink, possibly in Pawel Barchan's hand, on verso. 1925

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KERTÉSZ, ANDRÉ (1894-1985)

Lot 48: KERTÉSZ, ANDRÉ (1894-1985) "Mondrian's Glasses and Pipe, Paris."

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Description: KERTÉSZ, ANDRÉ (1894-1985) "Mondrian's Glasses and Pipe, Paris." Silver print, 7 3/4x9 5/8 inches (19.7x24.4 cm.), with Kertész's signature and date, in pencil, on verso. 1926; printed 1960s

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ULMANN, DORIS (1882-1934) Corn study.

Lot 49: ULMANN, DORIS (1882-1934) Corn study.

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Description: ULMANN, DORIS (1882-1934) Corn study. Platinum print, 8x6 1/8 inches (20.3x15.5 cm.), with Ulmann's signature, in pencil, on mount recto. 1920s

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