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Auction Description for Swann: FINE PHOTOGRAPHS
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Exhibition & Sale Schedule: Sale 2304 - Fine Photographs - begins at 2:30pm in New York on Tues, Feb 26. All material in Sale 2304 on display at our premises in New York City, 104 East 25th Street, as follows - Thurs, Feb 21: 10am to 6pm - Fri, Feb 22: 10am to 6pm - Sat, Feb 23: Noon to 5pm - Mon, Feb 25: 10am to 6pm - Tues, Feb 26: 10am to Noon.

FINE PHOTOGRAPHS

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

138 lots with images

February 26, 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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FRITH, FRANCIS (1822-1898)

Lot 1: FRITH, FRANCIS (1822-1898) "Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives."

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Description: FRITH, FRANCIS (1822-1898) "Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives." Mammoth albumen print, 15 1/4x19 3/8 inches (38.7x49.2 cm.), with the letterpress title on mount recto. 1858; printed 1860

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FRITH, FRANCIS (1822-1898) Album titled

Lot 2: FRITH, FRANCIS (1822-1898) Album titled "Cairo, Sinai, Jerusalem, And The Pyramids of Egypt: A Series of 60 Photographic Views."

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Description: FRITH, FRANCIS (1822-1898) Album titled "Cairo, Sinai, Jerusalem, And The Pyramids of Egypt: A Series of 60 Photographic Views." With descriptions by Mrs. Poole and Reginald Stuart Poole, Volume III. With 60 rich and compelling images, including Jerusalem, the Pyramids, tombs, mosques, streets, convents, landscapes, and ancient ruins. Albumen prints, each approximately 6 1/4x8 or 9 inches (15.9x20.3 or 22.9 cm.), and the reverse, each with Frith's signature and the plate number, in the negative, and with his letterpress credit, caption, and date, on mount recto. Folio, gilt-lettered green leather; scattered foxing; all edges gilt. 1857

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HAMMERSCHMIDT, WILHELM (active 1850s-1869) Album titled

Lot 3: HAMMERSCHMIDT, WILHELM (active 1850s-1869) Album titled "Egypt," with 38 rare photographs, including scenes of the Pyramids,

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Description: HAMMERSCHMIDT, WILHELM (active 1850s-1869) Album titled "Egypt," with 38 rare photographs, including scenes of the Pyramids, Cairo, mosques, temples, and locals, as well as portraits of Ismail Pasha Khedive of Egypt, Mons. de Lesseps, and 2 group portraits of British nationals. Albumen prints, sizes ranging from 10 1/8x8 1/2 to 12 1/4x9 1/2 inches (25.7x21.6 to 31.1x24.1 cm.), and the reverse (one much smaller), mounted recto only; 29 with Hammerschmidt's signature and plate number in the negative, and all but one of those also with a typed caption label adhered in the lower corner of the image (an additional image with an alternate label); the portraits with a mounted caption slip with the sitters' names and the dates, in ink, and the group portraits with the sitters' names, in ink, on the mount; the smallest image with a caption, in ink. Folio, red gilt-lettered morocco, lightly worn; bookplate on the front pastedown; all edges gilt. 1853-1860

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(MIDDLE EAST) bonfils, sébah, zangaki A wide-ranging album with 44 hand-tinted scenes from Egypt, Palestine, and Turkey, including land

Lot 4: (MIDDLE EAST) bonfils, sébah, zangaki A wide-ranging album with 44 hand-tinted scenes from Egypt, Palestine, and Turkey, including land

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Description: (MIDDLE EAST) bonfils, sébah, zangaki A wide-ranging album with 44 hand-tinted scenes from Egypt, Palestine, and Turkey, including landscapes, ancient ruins, natives on camels, and tourists, as well as the Sphinx, Cairo streets, the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem, and the Hagia Sophia. Hand-colored albumen prints, each measuring approximately 8 1/4x10 1/4 inches (21x26 cm.), and the reverse, approximately 11 with Bonfils' credit, 9 with Zangaki's credit, and 6 with Sébah's credit, and more than 30 with a caption, all in the negative. Oblong folio, red lacquer covers with gilt highlights and ivory inlay depicting a landscape and bird motif as well as the word "Orient;" leather backstrip; all edges gilt. Circa 1880

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(ASIA AND EGYPT) felice beato, et alia Important travel album formerly belonging to William Williams with a total of 85

Lot 5: (ASIA AND EGYPT) felice beato, et alia Important travel album formerly belonging to William Williams with a total of 85

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Description: (ASIA AND EGYPT) felice beato, et alia Important travel album formerly belonging to William Williams with a total of 85 photographs of Japan, China, India, and Egypt. Includes 31 compelling portraits and picturesque views of Japan by felice beato, including the famous self-portrait on the steps of the colossal bronze Buddha of Kamakura and the gruesome execution scene, as well as the tattooed men, studio portraits of geishas, a range of remarkable occupational studies, a total of 18 of which are beautifully hand-colored. Also features 6 unattributed views of China, with houses of worship (pagodas) and The Great Wall; 32 views of India, including pictureque views of Delhi, the Pearl Mosque, Agra, and the Taj Mahal, Benares, and Lucknow, approxiately 20 of which are by Samuel Bourne; and 16 lively small-format Egyptian views of Pt. Said and the Suez Canal by the British photographer Chappuis. Albumen prints, 9 1/4x11 1/2 inches (23.5x29.2 cm.), and the reverse, and smaller, mounted recto only, many with a trimmed caption affixed to mount recto; Bourne's prints with his signature in the plate and Chappuis' with his hand stamp on verso. Oblong folio, 1/2 green morocco with gilt-lettered label affixed to front cover, edgewear; brass clasp; all edges gilt. 1870s

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(ASIA) A compelling album with 46 photographs from various sites in Asia, including China, Ceylon, Singapore,

Lot 6: (ASIA) A compelling album with 46 photographs from various sites in Asia, including China, Ceylon, Singapore,

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Description: (ASIA) A compelling album with 46 photographs from various sites in Asia, including China, Ceylon, Singapore, Bangkok, and Colombo, as well as street scenes, urban canals, coconut plantations, coffee plants, cocoa plants, domestic scenes, and portraits, each with hand-coloring, most in bright tones. Hand-colored albumen prints, each approximately 8 1/2x10 1/2 inches (21.6x26.7 cm.) as well as two oval images measuring 7 3/8x10 inches (18.7x25.4 cm.), and the reverse, almost 10 with a credit, and nearly 20 with captions, all in the negative. Oblong folio, black lacquer covers with elaborate colored ivory inlay depicting two roses and a bird, also with the word "China," and a gilt-highlighted motif depicting insects on the rear; leather backstrip; all edges gilt. 1880s

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(ASIA, EGYPT, and EUROPE) Album containing more than 95 photographs of Japan, Hong Kong, Gibraltar,

Lot 7: (ASIA, EGYPT, and EUROPE) Album containing more than 95 photographs of Japan, Hong Kong, Gibraltar,

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Description: (ASIA, EGYPT, and EUROPE) Album containing more than 95 photographs of Japan, Hong Kong, Gibraltar, Malta, Italy, and Pt. Said, with 3 multi-part panoramas; 3 of the single photographs are hand-colored. With 62 views of Japan, several attributed to beato, including Yokohoma after the typhoon, Kanasaw tea houses, geishas, Odawarra Castle, the Chief executioner, "The tea house where Mr. Richardson was murdered," Daishie, Tokyo, Atango-yama, Uweno, Kyoto, Nagasaki, Hakodadi, and other villages; as well as 6 compelling studies of the Aino; a 3-part panorama of Hong Kong by floyd and ahfong (sp?); a 2-part panorama by rosati; a 2-part panorama of a military encampment; numerous military views of the Royal Marine Battalion in Yokohama and in Gilbraltar, with pictures of H.M.S. "Monarch," including Frith Series views of Gibraltar; 9 Italian tourist scenes; and an unidentified and uncredited panoramic view of a harbor. Albumen prints, 9x11 1/2 inches (22.9x29.2 cm.), and the reverse, and smaller, mounted recto only; most of the Japanese views with a caption in the negative; many of the remaining prints with an identifying caption, in ink, on mount recto. Oblong folio, green morocco, with Fong Chow's handwritten notations, in pencil, on the front free endpaper and on several caption cards inserted into the album, edgewear; all edges gilt; one leaf detached. Mid-1870s

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(CHINA) john thomson, et alia Mini-collection of 78 rare cartes-de-visite portraits in

Lot 8: (CHINA) john thomson, et alia Mini-collection of 78 rare cartes-de-visite portraits in "en plein air" or studio settings

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Description: (CHINA) john thomson, et alia/span Mini-collection of 78 rare cartes-de-visite portraits in "en plein air" or studio settings by various photographers, including John Thomson (Hong Kong) and Yi Yung (Hong Kong); On-Qua (Shangahi), Ye Chung (Shanghai), and Hing-Qua (Shanghai). The range of subjects includes street tradesmen, religious figures, women, and mandarin officials in locations throughout China, including Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Soochow; 44 are hand-colored, and many contain a handwritten caption on mount verso identifying the person's trade or a calligraphic hand stamp (in Chinese); with Fong Chow's notations, in pencil, including his translations (in English and Chinese), on the mounts or mats. 1860s-1870s

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(CHINA) thomas child and felice beato Group of 14 picturesque prints, comprising

Lot 9: (CHINA) thomas child and felice beato Group of 14 picturesque prints, comprising

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Description: (CHINA) thomas child and felice beato Group of 14 picturesque prints, comprising 12 scenes of Peking attributed to Child, including a street view, the Imperial City, a City Wall, the Observatory (with instruments on the terrace), Tsung Li Yamen (Foreign Office), a view from the front gate, as well as views of the Great Wall, ancient ruins, the Principal Palace Yeunming Yuen, and Tien-Ning-Szu Pagoda, as well as two delicately hand-colored views, one depicting rice irrigation (with a printed caption) and the second of laborers handling rickshaws, both are attributed to Beato. Albumen prints, each approximately 8x10 inches (20.3x25.4 cm.), 6 with Childs' caption and credit in the negative or on the accompanying caption label. 1875-1876

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(CHINA) Detailed three-part panorma of Hong Kong.

Lot 10: (CHINA) Detailed three-part panorma of Hong Kong.

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Description: (CHINA) Detailed three-part panorma of Hong Kong. Albumen prints, each approximately 8x10 3/4 inches (20.3x27.3 cm.), overall size 8x33 inches (20.3x83.8 cm.), unmounted. 1875

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(KOREA) Album containing 38 photographs, with 25 relating to the

Lot 11: (KOREA) Album containing 38 photographs, with 25 relating to the

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Description: (KOREA) Album containing 38 photographs, with 25 relating to the native peoples, rich culture, and international diplomatic community in Seoul, Korea, including a young man in court dress, palace dancing girls, a pre-historic tablet, architectural views of the British, Japanese and Russian legations, the Queen's funeral procession on East Street, the Palace gate, and suburbs of Seoul, as well as 13 miscellaneous photographs of India and Egypt, including foreign emissaries and native peoples. Albumen and printing-out paper prints, sizes ranging from 3x4 to 10 1/2x8 inches (7.6x10.2 to 26.7x20.3 cm.), and smaller, each of the prints is captioned, in ink, in a period hand; also with the handwritten notations "A. St. Jordan, Seoul, February 1899" on the front pastedown. Oblong black cloth, light wear. 1899

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(JAPAN) A stunning Japanese album, with 100 hand-colored photographs of landscapes, architecture, and occupational scenes,

Lot 12: (JAPAN) A stunning Japanese album, with 100 hand-colored photographs of landscapes, architecture, and occupational scenes,

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Description: (JAPAN) A stunning Japanese album, with 100 hand-colored photographs of landscapes, architecture, and occupational scenes, including Mount Fuji, Tokyo, Yokohama, Kyoto, temples, gates, stores, parks, roads, geishas, store proprietors, and domestic scenes, as well as a composite of babies, a toy shop, and an arch-topped scene of a Japanese funeral; several unusual images, and many with delicate hand-coloring. Hand-colored albumen prints, each approximately 8x10 inches (20.3x25.4 cm.), and the reverse, all but 15 with a caption and inventory number in the negative; with the original tissue guards. Oblong folio, elaborate floral patterned leather binding; all edges gilt; with the original cloth box, split at seams. 1890s

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(JAPAN) A lovely album with 72 hand-colored photographs depicting the cities, landscapes, sacred sites, and natural beauty of Japan,

Lot 13: (JAPAN) A lovely album with 72 hand-colored photographs depicting the cities, landscapes, sacred sites, and natural beauty of Japan,

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Description: (JAPAN) A lovely album with 72 hand-colored photographs depicting the cities, landscapes, sacred sites, and natural beauty of Japan, including Nagasaki, Kobe, Buddhas, Kyoto, Mount Fuji at dusk, Yokohama, and Tokyo, most with figures included. Hand-colored albumen prints, each approximately 7 5/8x10 inches (19.4x25.4 cm.), and the reverse, approximately 55 with captions and inventory numbers in the negative, and 17 with handwritten captions, in ink, on slips affixed to the mounts just below the image; with the original tissue guards, scattered foxing. Oblong folio, matte finish covers with ivory inlay and gilt-highlights depicting a figure pulling a woman in a cart, this cover also with a signature "D. Palumbo Japan July 1893," in gold ink, and the rear cover with a striking representation of Mount Fuji; leather backstrip; all edges gilt; in the original cloth box. 1893

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(JAPAN) A beautiful album with 50 delicately hand-colored photographs, including 17 scenes of landscapes, temples, and buildings,

Lot 14: (JAPAN) A beautiful album with 50 delicately hand-colored photographs, including 17 scenes of landscapes, temples, and buildings,

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Description: (JAPAN) A beautiful album with 50 delicately hand-colored photographs, including 17 scenes of landscapes, temples, and buildings, and the remaining elegant occupational scenes and portraits. Hand-colored albumen prints, measuring approximately 7 1/2x9 1/2 to 8x10 inches (19.1x24.1 to 20.3x25.4 cm.), and the reverse, 16 (all but one of the landscape images) with a caption and inventory number in the negative and a few with just a small inventory number in the negative; most pages with the original tissue guards; just scattered foxing. Oblong folio, striking black lacquer covers with gilt highlights and ivory inlay depicting a storm diety, three figures, and a cart in the midst of a storm, and the back cover with a floral motif; leather backstrip; all edges gilt. 1880s

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BEAL, JOSHUA H. (active 1860s-1870s)

Lot 15: BEAL, JOSHUA H. (active 1860s-1870s) "Beal's Photographic View of New York."

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Description: BEAL, JOSHUA H. (active 1860s-1870s) "Beal's Photographic View of New York." Remarkable 3-part panorama from the Brooklyn Bridge Tower depicting Lower Manhattan. Albumen prints, overall size 9 1/2x41 inches (24.1x104.1 cm.), flush mounted. 1876

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WATKINS, CARLETON E. (1829-1916)

Lot 16: WATKINS, CARLETON E. (1829-1916) "Bridal Veil, 900 ft., No. 16" * "Valley from Ferry's End." Together, 2 photographs.

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Description: WATKINS, CARLETON E. (1829-1916) "Bridal Veil, 900 ft., No. 16" * "Valley from Ferry's End." Together, 2 photographs. Mammoth albumen prints, the first 20 1/2x15 1/2 inches (52.1x39.4 cm.), with a handwritten title on verso; the second 15 1/2x21 inches (39.4x53.3 cm.), mounted to a contemporary board and with two overmats (one is period), and with Watkins' (?) handwritten title, in ink. 1865-1866 and 1878-1881

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WATKINS, CARLETON E. (1829-1916) Yosemite, on the Road to Yosemite Falls. Mammoth albumen print,

Lot 17: WATKINS, CARLETON E. (1829-1916) Yosemite, on the Road to Yosemite Falls. Mammoth albumen print,

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Description: WATKINS, CARLETON E. (1829-1916) Yosemite, on the Road to Yosemite Falls. Mammoth albumen print, 21 1/4x15 1/2 inches (54x39.4 cm.), on the original letterpress mount. 1878-1881

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

Lot 18: BENTLEY, WILSON A. (1865-1931) Suite of 6 studies of snow crystals.

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Description: BENTLEY, WILSON A. (1865-1931) Suite of 6 studies of snow crystals. Gold-chloride toned photomicrographs from glass plate negatives, one 4x3 inches, and the remaining 5 are trimmed to the image area, approximately 2 3/4x2 1/2 inches (10.2x7.6 and 7x6.4 cm.). Circa 1903-1910

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BENTLEY, WILSON A. (1865-1931) A select group of 4 photographs, comprising 2 frost studies and 2 early snow crystals.

Lot 19: BENTLEY, WILSON A. (1865-1931) A select group of 4 photographs, comprising 2 frost studies and 2 early snow crystals.

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Description: BENTLEY, WILSON A. (1865-1931) A select group of 4 photographs, comprising 2 frost studies and 2 early snow crystals. Gold-chloride toned photomicrographs from glass plate negatives, the frost studies each 4x3 inches (10.2x7.6 cm.) and the snow cyrstals with a sheet size of 3 1/2x3 inches (8.9x7.6 cm.). Circa 1903-1910

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CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952)

Lot 20: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "At the Old Well of Acoma."

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Description: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "At the Old Well of Acoma." Orotone, 7 3/4x9 3/4 inches (19.7x24.8 cm.), with Curtis' signature in the plate; in the original frame with two of Curtis' Seattle Studio and caption labels on verso. 1904

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CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952)

Lot 21: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "Prayer to the Stars."

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Description: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "Prayer to the Stars." Orotone, 9 1/2x7 1/2 inches (24.1x19.1 cm.), with Curtis' signature and copyright in the plate; in an original Curtis frame with the caption label on verso. 1909

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CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952)

Lot 22: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "The North American Indian," Portfolio #1.

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Description: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "The North American Indian," Portfolio #1. Featuring 39 photogravures from Curtis' seminal study of Native Americans, including many of his best-known images such as "The Vanishing Race," his portrait of Geronimo, and "Canyon de Chelly." Photogravures on Van Gelder paper, each approximately 11 3/4x15 3/4 inches or less (29.8x40 cm.), and the reverse, with Curtis' credit, title, date, plate number, and the printer's credit on recto. Elephant folio, morocco over cloth folding case with ties and the gilt-lettered number, lightly worn; contents loose as issued; 12 of the prints are handsomely framed. 1907

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CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952)

Lot 23: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "Oasis in the Badlands." Platinum print, 5¾x7½ inches (14.6x19.1 cm.), with Curtis'

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Description: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "Oasis in the Badlands." Platinum print, 5 3/4x7 1/2 inches (14.6x19.1 cm.), with Curtis' signature, in ink, and his embossed copyright blind stamp on recto, and his inventory number in the plate. 1905

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CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952)

Lot 24: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "Canyon de Chelly."

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Description: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "Canyon de Chelly." Platinum print, 5 5/8x7 1/2 inches (14.3x19.1 cm.), with Curtis' signature, in ink, and his embossed copyright blind stamp, on recto. 1904

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GENTHE, ARNOLD (1869-1942) Family group, Chinatown, San Francisco * Asian child holding the hand of an adult, San Francisco.

Lot 25: GENTHE, ARNOLD (1869-1942) Family group, Chinatown, San Francisco * Asian child holding the hand of an adult, San Francisco.

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Description: GENTHE, ARNOLD (1869-1942) Family group, Chinatown, San Francisco * Asian child holding the hand of an adult, San Francisco. Together, 2 photographs. Warm-toned silver print, one oversize measuring 13 1/4x10 and a smaller print measuring 5x4 1/4 inches (33.7x25.4 and 12.7x10.8 cm.), each is affixed to the original mount, with Genthe's signature and notation "N.Y.," in pencil, on mount recto. Circa 1905

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STRUSS, KARL (1886-1981) A portfolio titled

Lot 26: STRUSS, KARL (1886-1981) A portfolio titled "Karl Struss: A Portfolio, 1909/29,"

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Description: STRUSS, KARL (1886-1981) A portfolio titled "Karl Struss: A Portfolio, 1909/29," with 15 photographs spanning the early decades of Struss' career. Platinum prints, sizes ranging from 2 3/4x3 1/2 to 4 3/8x3 5/8 inches (7x8.9 to 11.1x9.2 cm.), and the reverse, each tipped to stiff mounts, with Struss' signature, in pencil, on print verso, and with the edition notation 19/75, also in pencil, on mount recto. Tall 4to, black clamshell box with Struss' gilt-lettered monogram; the colophon with Struss and Phil Davis' (the printer) signatures, and the edition number, in ink; contents loose as issued. 1909-1929; printed 1979

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CAMERA WORK. Number 40.

Lot 27: CAMERA WORK. Number 40.

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Description: CAMERA WORK. Number 40. Edited by Alfred Stieglitz. Illustrated with 14 (of 14) photogravures by Baron Adolph De Meyer. 4to, original gray wrappers, backstrip perished and binding separated, but the plates are excellent. New York, 1912

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STIEGLITZ, ALFRED editor 291. Numbers 1-12.

Lot 28: STIEGLITZ, ALFRED editor 291. Numbers 1-12.

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Description: STIEGLITZ, ALFRED editor/span 291. Numbers 1-12. The rare series of 12 numbers in 9 issues, comprising Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5/6, 7/8, 9, 10/11, and 12, illustrated with reproductions of art work and typographical compositions by important artists, including picabia, john marin, picasso, maurice de zayas,/span and others; nos. 1 and 4 with pink, bright blue, and gold hand applied color, apparently by the corresponding artist. Folios, folded self-wrappers, nos. 1-9 on heavy paper and 10-12 on a glossy paper, slightly worn; lacks "The Steerage." first and only edition./span New York, New York: '291,' March 1915-February 1916

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(CRIME) Warden's Book, San Quentin, November through December 1917.

Lot 29: (CRIME) Warden's Book, San Quentin, November through December 1917.

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Description: (CRIME) Warden's Book, San Quentin, November through December 1917. With approximately 80 photographs on 75 leaves (150 pages), with three pictures per page, primarily men in hats, suspenders, and jackets, as well as one page with three sailors all in row, all convicted of sodomy; each image with accompanying typed text including the convicted person's name, their crime, weight, complexion, distinquishing marks, occupation (including upholsterers, ranchers, chauffers, a painter, laborers, and cooks), and ethnicity or origin, as well as other details regarding their imprisonment (including their terms, some stamped as transfered to Folsom). Oblong folio, 12x17 inches (30.5x43.2 cm.), 1/2 leather over ribbed cloth with a mounted paper title label "San Quentin," and twin-bolt binding, soiled; contents very good. 1917

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(CRIME) Group of 70 eerie police photographs, apparently by H.R. Mack, which have a

Lot 30: (CRIME) Group of 70 eerie police photographs, apparently by H.R. Mack, which have a

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Description: (CRIME) Group of 70 eerie police photographs, apparently by H.R. Mack, which have a distinctive, affectless representation of domestic interiors or rural scenes in which crimes have occurred; with approximately 40 bloody graphic views of murder victims and grisly depictions of post-mortems. Silver prints, 8x10 inches (20.3x25.4. cm.), and the reverse, a few with a typewritten date and caption information on verso. 1946

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STEICHEN, EDWARD (1879-1973) Red Cross nurses, World War I.

Lot 31: STEICHEN, EDWARD (1879-1973) Red Cross nurses, World War I.

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Description: STEICHEN, EDWARD (1879-1973) Red Cross nurses, World War I. Sepia-toned silver print, 11 1/8x14 1/4 inches (28.3x36.2 cm.), with Steichen's signature, date (in Roman numerals), and "A.E.F." (American Expeditionary Forces), in red pencil, and with an embossed blind stamp reading "Photographic Section Air Services AEF," on print recto. 1919

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ULMANN, DORIS. Roll, Jordan, Roll.

Lot 32: ULMANN, DORIS. Roll, Jordan, Roll.

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Description: ULMANN, DORIS. Roll, Jordan, Roll. Text by Julia Peterkin. A lavish title illustrated with 90 full-page, hand-pulled copper photogravures after photographs by Ulmann depicting former slaves and their descendents on the Gullah coastal region of South Carolina. Large 4to, 1/2 gilt-lettered white linen over embossed brown boards, scattered staining and wear; off-setting, but overall the plates are clean and bright; top edge gilt. Roth 78; Parr/Badger I 135. one of 350 copies signed and numbered by ulmann and peterkin on the colophon. New York: Robert O. Ballou, (1933)

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KERTÉSZ, ANDRÉ (1894-1985) Distortion #128.

Lot 33: KERTÉSZ, ANDRÉ (1894-1985) Distortion #128.

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Description: KERTÉSZ, ANDRÉ (1894-1985) Distortion #128. Warm-toned silver print, 9 1/4x7 inches (23.5x17.8 cm.), with Kertész's numerical notation and hand stamp on verso. 1931-1933

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MAN RAY (1890-1976)

Lot 34: MAN RAY (1890-1976) "Lampshade."

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Description: MAN RAY (1890-1976) "Lampshade." Real photo postcard (carte-postale), overall dimensions 5 1/4x3 1/2 inches (13.3x8.9 cm.), with Man Ray's credit, the title, and copyright "S©A," printed on recto and "Société Anonyme, Inc., 19 East 47th Street, N.Y." printed on verso. 1920

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MAN RAY (1890-1976) Marcel Duchamp's

Lot 35: MAN RAY (1890-1976) Marcel Duchamp's "A Regarder d'Un Oeil, De Prés Pendant Presque Une Heure."

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Description: MAN RAY (1890-1976) Marcel Duchamp's "A Regarder d'Un Oeil, De Prés Pendant Presque Une Heure." Real photo postcard (carte-postale), overall dimensions 5 1/4x3 1/2 inches (13.3x8.9 cm.), with Duchamp's credit, the title, and copyright "S©A," printed on recto and "Société Anonyme Inc., 19 East 47th Street, N.Y." printed on verso. 1920

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BRAVO, MANUEL ALVAREZ (1902-2002)

Lot 36: BRAVO, MANUEL ALVAREZ (1902-2002) "Parábola óptica" (Optical Parable).

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Description: BRAVO, MANUEL ALVAREZ (1902-2002) "Parábola óptica" (Optical Parable). Silver print, 9 1/2x7 1/8 inches (24.1x18.1 cm.), with Bravo's initials, in pencil, on verso. 1931; printed 1990s

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HOYNINGEN-HUENE, GEORGE (1906-1999)

Lot 37: HOYNINGEN-HUENE, GEORGE (1906-1999) "'Divers,' Horst with model, Paris."

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Description: HOYNINGEN-HUENE, GEORGE (1906-1999) "'Divers,' Horst with model, Paris." Silver print, 18x13 3/4 inches (45.7x34.9 cm.), with the Hoyningen-Huene Horst embossed copyright blind stamp on recto, and Horst's signature and R.J. Horst's notations, in pencil, on verso. 1930; printed 1980s

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EISENSTAEDT, ALFRED (1898-1995) Marlene Dietrich.

Lot 38: EISENSTAEDT, ALFRED (1898-1995) Marlene Dietrich.

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Description: EISENSTAEDT, ALFRED (1898-1995) Marlene Dietrich. Silver print, 10 3/8x13 3/8 inches (26.4x34 cm.), with two Life hand stamps with Eisenstaedt's credit, and the title, date, and various notations, in pencil and in ink, in an unknown hand, on verso. 1928; printed 1952

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EISENSTAEDT, ALFRED (1898-1995) George Bernard Shaw.

Lot 39: EISENSTAEDT, ALFRED (1898-1995) George Bernard Shaw.

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Description: EISENSTAEDT, ALFRED (1898-1995) George Bernard Shaw. Silver print, 13 3/8x10 3/8 inches (34x26.4 cm.), with a Life hand stamp with Eisenstaedt's credit, and various notations, in pencil and in ink, in an unknown hand, on verso. 1932; printed circa 1970

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

Lot 40: WESTON, EDWARD (1886-1958)/WESTON, COLE (1919-2003) "Pepper No. 30."

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Description: WESTON, EDWARD (1886-1958)/WESTON, COLE (1919-2003) "Pepper No. 30." Silver print, 9 1/4x7 1/2 inches (23.5x19.1 cm.), with Cole Weston's inscription "Negative by Edward Weston, Print by," in pencil, and his signature, in ink, and caption and inventory notations, in pencil, on mount verso. 1930; printed 1960s

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

Lot 41: WESTON, EDWARD (1886-1958)/WESTON, COLE (1919-2003) "Dunes, Oceano."

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Description: WESTON, EDWARD (1886-1958)/WESTON, COLE (1919-2003) "Dunes, Oceano." Silver print, 7 1/2x9 3/8 inches (19.1x23.8 cm.), with the Negative by Edward Weston hand stamp with Cole Weston's signature, in pencil, and the title, date, and negative number, also in pencil, on mount verso. 1936; printed 1980s

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WESTON, EDWARD (1886-1958)/WESTON, BRETT (1911-1993)

Lot 42: WESTON, EDWARD (1886-1958)/WESTON, BRETT (1911-1993) "Rock Pt. Lobos."

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Description: WESTON, EDWARD (1886-1958)/WESTON, BRETT (1911-1993) "Rock Pt. Lobos." Silver print, 9 1/2x7 1/2 inches (24.1x19.1 cm.), with Brett Weston's signature, title, and negative date, in pencil, on mount verso. 1930; printed 1955

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KERTÉSZ, ANDRÉ (1894-1985)

Lot 43: KERTÉSZ, ANDRÉ (1894-1985) "Melancholic Tulip."

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Description: KERTÉSZ, ANDRÉ (1894-1985) "Melancholic Tulip." Silver print, 13 3/4x9 3/4 inches (35x24.8 cm.), with Kertész's signature and date, in pencil, on verso. 1939; printed 1960s

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EISENSTAEDT, ALFRED (1898-1995)

Lot 44: EISENSTAEDT, ALFRED (1898-1995) "First Lesson in the Truempy Ballet School, Berlin."

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Description: EISENSTAEDT, ALFRED (1898-1995) "First Lesson in the Truempy Ballet School, Berlin." Silver print, 16 1/4x12 1/4 inches (41.3x31.1 cm.), with Eisenstaedt's signature and edition notation 152/250, in ink, on recto, and with his credit, title, dates, and the Time Inc. copyright, in pencil, in an unknown hand, on verso. 1930; printed 1995

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EISENSTAEDT, ALFRED (1898-1995)

Lot 45: EISENSTAEDT, ALFRED (1898-1995) "Premier at La Scala, Milan."

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Description: EISENSTAEDT, ALFRED (1898-1995) "Premier at La Scala, Milan." Silver print, 17 1/4x12 1/2 inches (43.8x31.8 cm.), with Eisenstaedt's signature and edition notation AP3, in ink, on recto, and with a caption and credit, in pencil, in an unknown hand, on verso. 1933; printed 1995

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CARTIER-BRESSON, HENRI (1908-2004)

Lot 46: CARTIER-BRESSON, HENRI (1908-2004) "Trafalgar Square on the day of the Coronation of King George VI, London."

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Description: CARTIER-BRESSON, HENRI (1908-2004) "Trafalgar Square on the day of the Coronation of King George VI, London." Silver print, 14x9 1/2 inches (35.6x24.1 cm.), with Cartier-Bresson's later signature and inscription on mount verso. 1937; printed late 1950s

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CARTIER-BRESSON, HENRI (1908-2004)

Lot 47: CARTIER-BRESSON, HENRI (1908-2004) "On the Banks of the Marne."

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Description: CARTIER-BRESSON, HENRI (1908-2004) "On the Banks of the Marne." Silver print, 9 3/8x14 1/8 inches (23.8x35.9 cm.), with Cartier-Bresson's signature, in ink, and his embossed blind stamp, on recto. 1938; printed 1990s

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BRANDT, BILL (1904-1983)

Lot 48: BRANDT, BILL (1904-1983) "Tic Tac Men at Ascot Races."

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Description: BRANDT, BILL (1904-1983) "Tic Tac Men at Ascot Races." Silver print, 13 1/2x11 1/2 inches (34.3x29.2 cm.), with Brandt's signature, in ink, on mount recto. 1930s; printed late 1970s

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BRASSAÏ (1899-1984)

Lot 49: BRASSAÏ (1899-1984) "Fille de joie, Quartier Italie."

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Description: BRASSAÏ (1899-1984) "Fille de joie, Quartier Italie." Silver print, 12 3/4x8 3/4 inches (32.4x22.2 cm.), with Brassaï's signature and edition notation 2/40, in ink, on recto, and with his signature, title (partially crossed out), date, edition notation, and notations, in ink, and his 81, Faubourg St. Jacques and Tirage hand stamps, all on verso. 1932; printed 1970s

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BRASSAÏ (1899-1984)

Lot 50: BRASSAÏ (1899-1984) "A Gilded Warrior."

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Description: BRASSAÏ (1899-1984) "A Gilded Warrior." Ferrotyped silver print, 12x9 inches (30.5x22.9 cm.), with Brassaï's signature and notations, in pencil and in ink, and his 81, Faubourg St. Jacques and Tirage hand stamps, on verso. Circa 1931-1932; printed 1970s

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