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Auction Description for Kaminski Auctions: May Photography and Collections Auction
Viewing Notes:
Sunday, May 19th, 10am to 5pm; Monday, May 20th, 10am to 5pm; Tuesday, May 21st, 10am to 5pm; Wednesday, May 22nd, 10am to 6pm; Thursday, May 23rd, 10am to 6pm

May Photography and Collections Auction

(363 Lots)

by Kaminski Auctions


363 lots with images

May 23, 2013

Live Auction

117 Elliott St.

Beverly, MA, 01915 USA

Phone: 978-927-2223

Fax: 978-927-2228

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Daguerreotype of Bumstead Family

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Description: Fabulous whole plate daguerreotype of the Bumstead family seated around a table with a rolled up document resting on an open book, taken in 1851 the youngest child Horace Bumstead (1841-1919) was the son of Josiah Bumstead, a Boston merchant and Lucy Douglas Willis Bumstead, he was educated at the Boston Latin School and Yale College (class of 1863), during the Civil War Bumstead was commissioned as a Major for the 43rd regiment of the US Colored Troops, where he served from April 1864 to Dec 1865, he later joined the Faculty of Atlanta University and served as their second president from 1888-1907, full leather case 7" x 9".

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CDV of Horace Bumstead

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Description: Carte de Visite of Horace Bumstead by Whipple of Boston, an albumen photograph of Mayor Horace Bumstead seated on a horse in full uniform with gun and sword next to a military encampment and including a letter written to Albert Bumstead with references to Horace Bum stead.

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Attributed to Root Daguerreotype

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Description: Attributed to M. A. Root daguerreotype with oversized mat of a young gentleman, full leather case, 4 1/4" x 4 3/4".

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Native American with Peace Pipe, Photograph

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Description: F. A. Rinehar,t copyright 1898, White Buffalo Arapaho, image of a Native American holding a peace pipe, 7" x 8 3/4" (view), 11 1/2" x 14 1/2" (frame).

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Steichen from Camera Work

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Description: Edward Steichen from George Frederick Watts' Camera Work, April 1906 14:5 (p.38), 6 1/4" x 8 1/4".

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Bourke-White, Camel Corps at Dmeir, Gelatin Silver Print

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Description: Margaret Bourke-White, Camel Corps at Dmeir, gelatin silver print, hand written note and stamped verso, circa 1940, unframed, 10 6/8"h x 14 1/2"w. Creases to corners.

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Erwitt Photography Portfolio

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Description: Portfolio of fifteen photographs by Elliot Erwitt, signed in pencil verso, 18" x 20".

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Stearns, John Kennedy Jr, Photograph

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Description: Stanley F. Stearns, John Kennedy Jr. saluting the coffin of his father as it was carried from St. Matthews Cathedral for burial in Arlington National cemetery, 11/25/63, this photograph made the front pages of newspapers worldwide, as well as, Life Magazine, this John John salutes photograph was awarded first prize, personalities, White House News photographers Association contest, Stanley Stearns label at bottom, 21"h x 17"w.

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4 Photogravures by Curtis

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Description: Lot of four photogravures by E. L. Curtis, to include: a Hopi Flock from a copyright photograph, 1921, 8"h x 5"w (image), 14"h x 19"w (frame); Sirkyaletstiwa-Shipaulovi, snake chief from a copyright photograph 1907, 8" x 5" (view), 14"h x 19"w (frame); Atsina Fly Dance, robes outstretched from copyright photograph 1908, 8" x 5" (view), 14"h x 19"w 9 (frame); Atsina Fly Dance from copyright photograph 1908, 8" x 5" (view), 14"h x 19"w 9 (frame).

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Blanc and Demilly Print of France

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Description: Blanc and Demilly print of Lyon, France, signed, unframed, bibliothogen de la Ville de Lyon, 21"h x 19"w.

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Blanc and Demilly Print of France

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Description: Blanc and Demilly print of Lyon, France, signed, unframed, L'Esplande de la Bosditare, 22 1/2" x 19".

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80 MM Camera

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Description: 80 mm camera used for sporting events, circa early 1950s, 14 1/2"h x 29 3/4"w x 13 1/4"d (trunk).

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Photograph of Zeppelin and WWI Prop Plane

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Description: Photograph of a Zeppelin and WWI propeller plane, inscribed "LBE Gates C.O. 5th Squadron, kindest regards to the 26th", signature is illegible, 26"h x 21 1/2"w (frame).

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WWII General Infantry Scrapbook

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Description: World War II scrap book of a General Infantry soldiers travels to Indo-China, includes Auschwitz photography, 11 1/2"w x 15"l (album).

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Early Daguerreotype of a Woman Painting

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Description: early fourth plate daguerreotype of a woman painting by Chase (photographer), full leather case, 3" x 4 1/2".

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Early Daguerreotype of a Woman

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Description: Early half plate daguerreotype of a woman in a bonnet, full leather case, 6 1/8" x 4 7/8"w.

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Photograph by Moon of Native Americans

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Description: Karl Moon, two Native Americans in open brush, photograph, 1914, 20"h x 17"w.

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4 Scenic Photographs

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Description: Lot of four scenic photographs, to include: collage of cyanotypes on cloth, 21 x 24 (framed); east bank of the St. Anthony Falls in Minnesota, 12" x 16" (view), 19 1/2" x 23" (frame); Colorado River, headboard, 11" x 19" (view), 13" x 21" (frame), albumen of farm scene, 9 1/2" x 11" (view), 12 1/2" x 14 /12" (frame).

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11 Silver Gelatin Photos of Castro and Corrales Batista

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Description: Collection of eleven silver gelatin prints, ten of Fidel Castro, one of Corrales Batista, photographers include Corrales, Osvaldo Ozon, Novosti Agency, Warszawa Aramis, etc, some with notes verso, 8" x 10" (largest). 1/4" tear to Corrales Batista.

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10 Silver Gelatin Photos of Castro and Others

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Description: Collection of ten silver gelatin prints, seven of Fidel Castro, photographers include Lezcano, Rene Garcia, Zayila Orcando Aramis, Enrique Castro, etc., some with notes verso, 8" x 10" and smaller.

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Machine Gun Camera

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Description: 70mm machine gun camera, circa early 1950s, with one lens and with lens carrying case.

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Sino-Japanese War Photo Album

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Description: Black and white photography album containing 23 photographs of Japanese soldiers and 47 postcards showing soldiers and atrocities during the first Sino-Japanese War, August 1894-April 1895, over the control of Korea, postcards include General Yoshinori Shirakawa commander and chief of the Japanese forces, 2" x 4" (photo cards), 12" x 9" (album).

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Signed Silver Gelatin Print of Native American

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Description: Native American woman, New Mexico, silver gelatin print, signed lower right, 12 1/4"h x 10 1/4"w.

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Brooks, 2 Children, Silver Gelatin Print

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Description: Reva Brooks, two children, silver gelatin print, signed lower right, 12 1/2" h x 10 1/4"w.

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Daguerreotype of a Man

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Description: Half plate daguerreotype of a man in a thermoplastic case, 6 1/8" x 4 7/8".

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Tintype of ME Campsite

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Description: Half plate tin type of northern Maine logging camp in a split leather case, 4 3/4" x 6".

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Civil War Albumen

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Description: Civil War albumen depicting Civil War soldiers, AW currier photographer and view artist Mechanic Falls, ME.

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Album of Hollywood Photography

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Description: Album of Hollywood photography, to include: Esther Williams, John Land, gabby Hays, Charlie McCarthy, Eddie Cantor, Roberty Young, Roy Rogers, Dale Evan, Elizabeth Taylor, etc., 11 1/2"h x 8 1/2"w (album).

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13 Chinese Propaganda Photographs

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Description: Thirteen Chinese propaganda photographs.

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2 Gelatin Silver Prints: Mother and Child and NYC

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Description: William Maguire, young mother and child against a water view, gelatin silver print, exhibited at the Art Museum at Florida International University, 12 1/2" x 18 1/2" (view), 20" x 24" (frame); NYC Statue of Liberty, gelatin silver print, 15 1/2" x 19" (view), 21" x 24 1/2" (frame).

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African Amer. Family Photo Album

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Description: Photography album and poster with history of an African American family circa 1930s.

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Collection de Vues de Paris, prises au Daguerreotype

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Description: Collection de Vues de Paris, prises au Daguerreotype.

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Assorted Albumen and Photos of England

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Description: Assorted albumen and other photography of abbeys and cathedrals in England, approximately 150 images, 10 1/2" x 14"w.

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John Sullivan Cabinet Card

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Description: Cabinet card of boxer John Sullivan by Mora, 707 Broadway, New York City, NY, copyright 1882, 6 1/2"h x 4 1/4"w.

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Cabinet Card of pikes Peak Gateway

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Description: Cabinet card of Pikes Peak gateway, Garden of the Gods, Wik. Jackson photographer of Rocky Mountain Scenery, Denver CO, property of L. A. Goodsteed, 7" x 4 1/2".

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3 Daguerreotypes of Gentleman

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Description: Lot of three daguerreotypes, to include: sixth plate with full leather case of a Scottish gentleman, fourth plate of a gentleman, side view with split leather case and fourth plate of a gentleman with full leather case, 3 1/4" x 3 3/4" (sixth plate), 3" x 4 1/2" (fourth plate).

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Early Daguerreotype of Gentleman

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Description: Nice early fourth plate daguerreotype of a handsome gentleman holding a cane with a background of a tree, possibly identified as William Barton Rogers, full leather case, 3" x 4 1/2".

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Assorted Daguerreotypes and Ambrotypes

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Description: Lot of six photographs consisting of four sixth plate daguerreotypes of gentlemen and fourth plate daguerreotype of a gentleman, a and sixth plate ambrotype of a gentleman, fourth plate is signed on plate Hayes, one sixth plate was identified as Boston School, 3" x 4 1/2" (fourth plate).

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Collection of 13 Early Images

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Description: Collection of eight daguerreotypes and other images, to include: half plate of seated lady in a bonnet, split leather case, 5 3/4" x 4 3/4"; quarter plate of family of five, split leather case, small scratching to upper left, 4 5/8" x 3 4/8"; sixth plate of young man identified as Charles Cushman, full leather case, 3 3/4" x 3 1/4"; pair of sixth plates of husband and wife, split leather case, 3 3/4" x 3 1/4"; sixth plate of young boy with large hands dressed in nice Victorian suit, no case, 2 7/8" x 3 1/4"; pair ninth plate of man and young girl, one uncased, one no case, 2 1/2" x 2"; ninth plate of ambrotype with gentleman in a union forever gold frame, in thermoplastic case, 2 1/2" x 2"; pair oval tintypes identified as Bascom and Suider taken in Chicago at Big Dens, 1 1/2" x 1 1/2"; one CDV; one tintype of a woman, 4" x 2 1/2".

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Elwes Pope Photography

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Description: Group of eighteen photographs by Richard Elwes Pope, circa 1930s, 10" x 13" (largest).

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Elwes Pope Photography

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Description: Group of twenty-five photographs by Richard Elwes Pope, circa 1930s, 10" x 13" (largest).

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2 Daguerreotypes of Older Gentlemen

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Description: Early sixth plate daguerreotype of an older gentleman, side profile, in split leather case and sixth plate daguerreotype of older gentleman by M. A. Root, Philadelphia, full leather case, 3 1/2" x 3 3/4" ea.

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Pappe, Jimi Hendrix, Photograph

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Description: Alan Pappe (1934-2008), "Beverly Hills California", Jimi Hendrix, The Hendrix Experience and Dave Mason, 1969, photograph, autographed and mounted, 7"h x 9 1/2"w (image). Provenance: From the Alan Pappe Archives. Born in Los Angeles, Ca, Pappe was a special-projects still photographer and worked with industry giants such as Federico Fellini, John Huston, Martin Scorsese, Robert Redford and Barbra Streisand. Copyright remains the property of the Alan Pappe Archives and does not transfer to the winning bidder of this item.

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Pappe, Jimi Hendrix, Photograph

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Description: Alan Pappe (1934-2008), "Beverly Hills California", Jimi Hendrix and The Experience, 1969, photograph, autographed and mounted, 7"h x 9 1/2"w (image). Provenance: From the Alan Pappe Archives. Born in Los Angeles, Ca, Pappe was a special-projects still photographer and worked with industry giants such as Federico Fellini, John Huston, Martin Scorsese, Robert Redford and Barbra Streisand. Copyright remains the property of the Alan Pappe Archives and does not transfer to the winning bidder of this item.

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Lot of Postcards

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Description: Lot of postcards, approximately several hundred, various photo cards of Europe and the U.S.

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34 Vintage Photos of JFK

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Description: Collection of 34 vintage postcard size photographs of John F. Kennedy, his wife Jackie and their children, and of historical monuments in JFK's life.

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Abstract Photograph

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Description: Abstract photograph, on verso: Ludwig Windstosser, Stuttgart-s Neue Weinsteige, 10 1/2"h x 8 1/2"w (view), 26 1/2"h x 22 1/4"w (frame).

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4 Photographs by DeCarava

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Description: Four photographs, Roy DeCarava (American 1919 - 2009), to include: "Woman walking, above", 1950; "Boy, Man and Graffiti" 1966; "Ketchup bottles, table and coat", 1952; "Man coming up subway stairs", 1952, 6 1/2"h x 9 1/2"w (image).

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Blanc and Demilly Print of France

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Description: Blanc and Demilly print of Lyon, France, signed, unframed, l'Hotel de Ville 1646, 23"h x 19"w.

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Blanc and Demilly Print of France

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Description: Blanc and Demilly print of Lyon, France, signed, unframed, Pon de la Tuillotine, 21" x 21".

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