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SA Auction #92 begins on 08 Jul 2021

US Auction #7 begins on 17 Jun 2021

Photography (albums) - US Auction #4 Results

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Lot 2

Queen VICTORIA (1819-1901). - Francis FRITH & Co. (photographers).

Album, titled on upper cover "The Queen's Jubilee Procession. London. June 21st. 1887"

ex-Royal United Services Intstitute copy

Lot 17

A.-A.-E. DISDÉRI, R. J. BINGHAM, F. RANDEGGER & Monsieur FERRET, photographers.

An album celebrating the life of Madame Henriette Biedermann Kann (1837-1865)

with a hand-painted Vienna porcelain portrait plaque by Josef Zasche (1821-1881)

Lot 18

G. W. WILSON, Francis FRITH & others (photographers).

A mid-19th century album with 68 later 19th-century photographs, of the United Kingdom & elswhere

accompanied by a letter noting the gift of the album, dated 1842

Lot 23

[JAPAN, unidentified 19th-century photographer]

A small concertina album of 50 mounted hand-colored photographs

Including 25 images of Japanese women in traditional dress and 25 topographical views of Japan

Lot 71

[THE CARIBBEAN]. - [Unidentified 20th-century photographer].

An album containing 29 photographs: candid images and daily life, in Suriname and other Caribbean countries

Many titled on the verso, most of these dated early in 1961

Lot 72

[AMERICA, c.1905-1930] - the BROWN, BURDINE, PETERSEN & PUTNAM families

Two albums of family snapshots, over 680 photographs

One compiled by William Brown of Chicago (featuring the Brown and Petersen family); the other from Harriet Putnam of Worcester, Mass.

Lot 77

[GRENOBLE, France]. - P. GAUDE and others (photographers).

An album, mostly snapshots, recording life, friends and special events at an all-girls school in France

includes professional images by Gaude, three of which have a blindstamp

Lot 82

Neil Cunliffe IMON (surveyor, civil engineer and compilor)

An album apparently compiled by Civil Engineer Neil Imon, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Includes images of college life (hazing), surveying, drilling and black road builders

Lot 89

PHILIPPINES, World War II. - [Various photographers].

An album, compiled in 1945, by a serving soldier or airman, who was aboard USS Sigourney (DD643) at the time

The contemporary notes give fascinating context to the images.

Lot 96

Hildegarde D. BECHER (compilor)

A fine album documenting the life, friends, relations and travels of Hildegarde & Eugen Becher

Including an accidental forerunner of Futurism, and covering a period from 1909-1914, most images taken in New York state

Lot 101

FLICKINGER, of Bethlehem, PA. , Mary SNYDER and others (photographers).

An album chronicling life at the Moravian Seminary and College for Women and elsewhere

Complied by Ursula L. Vogt, of Utica. NY, an alumna

Lot 104

Reginald ARNDT (photographer, and electrical engineer).

A fine album of photographs by Arndt, recording his life and times: disasters, friends, colleges, professional life

The majority of the images date to 1912-1914, but a few from the 1920s are also included.

Lot 124


Color Slides of Gagaku: Dances and Music of the Japanese Imperial Court

Lot 182


(Industrial America) 200 photographs of textile machines.

Archival collection

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