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20th Century Photographers

25 [Victorian Mounted Rifles] c1900
Group of three albumen paper photographs, numbered "2827" or "2821" in negative lower right, one annotated "Victoria Mounted Rifles, 194 FGOS" in negative lower centre, 27.6 x 21.4cm (approx. each). Slight stains to images, creases and surface loss to corners and edges, laid down on old backing.

The Victorian Mounted Rifles (VMR) was a regiment composed of Australian forces that served in the Second Boer War. It was first raised by Colonel Tom Price in the mid-1880s, and was composed of voluntary forces and several contingents, the most notable being the 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles. Ref: Wiki.
The group $4,400

26 Australian Imperial Camel Corps, No. 2 Company, Sollum, Western Frontier, Egypt [WWI] c1916
Vintage silver gelatin photograph, caption in letterpress label affixed to backing below image, 15.4 x 24cm. Slight foxing and minor silvering overall, laid down on original card.
Caption continues "T. Henley, MP, riding along front. No. 1 [in] front row: Liet. T.W. Morgan, Sydney."
$1,650

27 Laurence Aberhart New Zealand b.1949
Taranaki, From Oeo Road, Under Moonlight, 1999. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, captioned, signed, dated "1999" and numbered "2" in ink in lower margin, 19.7 x 24.5cm. Minor foxing and scuffing to image lower centre and right.
Caption continues "27-28 Sept. 1999." Held in University of Auckland Art Collection; and in AGNSW with the comment "Laurence Aberhart is considered one of New Zealand's most important contemporary artists. His work has been exhibited widely with solo exhibitions in New Zealand, Australia and Hong Kong...Aberhart's work was included in a photographic collection survey at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2002. Aberhart has travelled widely throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. As well as participating in artist residencies at Tylee Cottage, Wanganui, New Zealand, and Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand, Aberhart has been awarded numerous QW II Arts Council Grants (1981, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988) including a Fullbright Cultural Grant in 1987 and a Moet & Chandon Fellowship in 1994. His work is in all major New Zealand public collections, in addition to those in Australia, USA and France."
$8,800

28 Ansel Adams American 1902-1984
Moon And Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California, 1960/1981. Silver gelatin photograph, signed, captioned "Yosemite" and dated "6.19.81" by Adams, signed by printer Alan Ross in ink and
authentication stamp with title verso, 24 x 18.3cm. Laid down on acid-free backing.
Stamp includes "Special edition photographs of Yosemite by Ansel Adams. Printed by Alan Ross from Ansel Adams' original negative under his supervision. Sold only through the Ansel Adams Gallery, Yosemite National Park, California." Illustrated in Adams, Yosemite and the Range of Light, 1979, plate 115.
$6,600

29 Peter Adams Australian b.1943
Edouard Boubat, France, 1986. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled, dated and signed in ink in lower margin, 16.8 x 16.5cm.
Illustrated in Who Shot That? A Few Of The World's Legendary Photographers, 2005, p13, listed with date "1987." See item #35 for info on Adams. A non-vintage version of this photograph is available on request for $990.
$2,200

30 Peter Adams Australian b.1943
Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Mexico, 1987. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled, dated and signed in ink in lower margin, 23.5 x 23.6cm.
Illustrated in Who Shot That? A Few Of The World's Legendary Photographers, 2005, p15, listed with date "1989." See item #35 for info on Adams. A non-vintage version of this photograph is available on request for $990.
$2,200

31 Peter Adams Australian b.1943
Sabastião Salgado, Paris, 1987. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled, dated and signed in ink in lower margin, 23.8 x 23.6cm.
Illustrated in Who Shot That? A Few Of The World's Legendary Photographers, 2005, p95, listed with date "1989." See item #35 for info on Adams. A non-vintage version of this photograph is available on request for $990
$2,200

32 Peter Adams Australian b.1943
Jan Saudek, Prague, 1987. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled, dated and signed in ink in lower margin, 22.8 x 22.6cm.
Illustrated in Who Shot That? A Few Of The World's Legendary Photographers, 2005, p97. See item #35 for info on Adams. A non-vintage version of this photograph is available on request for $990
$2,200

33 Peter Adams Australian b.1943
Helmut Newton, 1987. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled, dated and signed in ink in lower margin, 23 x 22.7cm. Minor glue remnants to image upper left.
Illustrated in Who Shot That? A Few Of The World's Legendary Photographers, 2005, p85. See item #35 for info on Adams. A non-vintage version of this photograph is available on request for $990.
$2,200

34 Peter Adams Australian b.1943
Robert Doisneau, Paris, 1987. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled, dated and signed in ink in lower margin, 23.5 x 23.3cm. Minor crinkles and dents.
Illustrated in Who Shot That? A Few Of The World's Legendary Photographers, 2005, p19, listed with date "1989." See item #35 for info on Adams. A non-vintage version of this photograph is available on request for $990
$2,200

35 Peter Adams Australian b.1943
Marc Riboud, 'Klaus Barbie Trial', Lyon, France, 1987. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled, dated and signed in ink in lower margin, 23.6 x 23.4cm. Minor cracks to left edge of image, slight foxing to lower margin.
Depicts Magnum photojournalist Marc Riboud (French, 1923-2016), who at the time of this photograph, had left Magnum and was taking images relating to the trial of Klaus Barbie, the head of the Gestapo in Lyons, who was responsible for the deaths of Riboud's relatives. In 1983 Peter Adams embarked on a project to photograph international and Australian master photographers, creating a collection of about 500 portraits over a 30 year period. Adams stated that at times it was challenging to photograph various photographers while they were on assignment and that "to work with him [Marc Riboud] I had to sleep in a train corridor and travel with him to Lyon. I wasn't planning to but the train left early and I got stuck on it!" Ref: Who Shot That? A Few Of The World's Legendary Photographers, 2005, p87; Telegraph (UK), 6.9.16. A non-vintage version of this photograph is available on request for $990.
$2,200

36 Peter Adams Australian b.1943
Willie Ronis, Paris, 1989. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled and signed in ink in lower margin, 22.9 x 22.6cm.
Illustrated in Who Shot That? A Few Of The World's Legendary Photographers, 2005, p91. See item #35 for info on Adams. A non-vintage version of this photograph is available on request for $990.
$2,200


37 Peter Adams Australian b.1943
Alfred Eisenstaedt, "Time-Life" Building, NYC, 1991. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled, dated and signed in ink in lower margin, titled and signed in ink verso, 18.4 x 18.2cm.
Illustrated in Who Shot That? A Few Of The World's Legendary Photographers, 2005, p23. See item #35 for info on Adams. A non-vintage version of this photograph is available on request for $990.
$2,200

38 Peter Adams Australian b.1943
Eddie Adams, USA, 1991. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled, dated and signed in ink in lower margin, 22.9 x 22.6cm. Minor stains to centre of image.
Illustrated in Who Shot That? A Few Of The World's Legendary Photographers, 2005, p7. See item #35 for info on Adams. A non-vintage version of this photograph is available on request for $1,100
$2,850

39 Peter Adams Australian b.1943
Yousuf Karsh In His Studio, Ottawa, Chateau Laurier Hotel [Canada], 1991. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled, dated and signed in ink verso, 23.1 x 17.9cm.
Armenian-born Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002), a Canadian portrait photographer, was considered to be one of the great portrait photographers of the 20th century. See item #35 for info on Adams. A non-vintage version of this photograph is available on request for $990.
$2,200

40 Peter Adams Australian b.1943
Ralph Gibson, New York, 1992. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled, dated and signed in ink in lower margin, 23.5 x 19cm.
Illustrated in Who Shot That? A Few Of The World's Legendary Photographers, 2005, p41. See item #35 for info on Adams. A non-vintage version of this photograph is available on request for $990
$2,200

41 Peter Adams Australian b.1943
Annie Leibovitz, New York, 1992. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled, dated and signed in ink in lower margin, 23 x 22.7cm.
Illustrated in Who Shot That? A Few Of The World's Legendary Photographers, 2005, p63. See item #35 for info on Adams. A non-vintage version of this photograph is available on request for $990
$2,200

42 Peter Adams Australian b.1943
Mary Ellen Mark, USA, 1992. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled, dated and signed in ink in lower margin, 17 x 16.6cm. Minor creases to lower margin.
Illustrated in Who Shot That? A Few Of The World's Legendary Photographers, 2005, p65. See item #35 for info on Adams. A non-vintage version of this photograph is available on request for $990.
$2,200

43 Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon British b.1930
Notting ham Playhouse In Rehearsal [1], c1963. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, "Lord Snowdon" copyright stamp verso, printed caption on accompanying slip, 27.8 x 36.9cm. Slight creases to corners, minor chips to edges of image.
The "new" Nottingham Playhouse was opened in 1963 by Lord Snowdon with a gala performance of Coriolanus. Ref: Nottingham Playhouse.
$2,650

44 Sid Avery American 1918-2002
Paul Newman And Joanne Woodward "Admiring" Their Awards, 1958/later printing. Silver gelatin photograph, titled, signed and editioned 18/70 in pencil, "Sid Avery" studio line, date and "file number 70-13" stamped verso, 37.8 x 48.1cm. Minor stains.
Title continues "his for not having received an Oscar, yet, and hers for The Three Faces of Eve." Studio line includes "Sid Avery 820 N. La Brea, LA, CA 90038, 213, 465-7193." Image taken for the Saturday Evening Post. Held in AGNSW.
$2,200

45 Cecil Beaton British 1904-1980
[Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy], 1959. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, autographed "Alexandra" and dated in ink on image lower left, numbered "518/15" in pencil with photographer's stamp on backing verso, 15.8 x 10.9cm. Minor surface loss to image upper right, laid down on original card.
Provenance: Inspector Edward Richards (Canberra). The sister of the Duke and Prince Michael of Kent, Princess Alexandra married the Hon. Sir Angus Ogilvy, second son of the Earl of Airlie, in 1963. Cecil Beaton photographed members of the royal family from 1930 to 1979. Held in V&A.
$1,650

46 Cecil Beaton British 1904-1980
[Princess Marina, Duchess Of Kent], 1964. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, autographed "Marina" and dated in ink on image lower left, numbered "742/21" in ink with photographer's stamp on backing verso, 16.1 x 10.9cm. Laid down on original card.
Provenance: Inspector Edward Richards (Canberra). Princess Marina (née of Greece and Denmark), was a member of the British royal family, the wife of Prince George, Duke of Kent, the fourth son of King George V and Queen Mary. Held in V&A.
$1,650

47 Cecil W. Bostock Australian 1884-1939
A Decoration, 1917. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, signed and titled in pencil on backing below image, 19.5 x 12.8cm. Creases and slight soiling to lower portion of image, minor chips to upper edge, foxing not affecting image, tipped to original backing.
From Bostock's A Portfolio of Art Photographs, editioned 15 out of 25. Held in AGNSW
$3,300

48 Cecil W. Bostock Australian 1884-1939
Landscape, Ryde [NSW], 1917. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled and signed in pencil on backing below image, 15.7 x 20.5cm. Creases, minor stains and chips to lower corners, slight soiling to image upper right, foxing not affecting image, tipped to original backing.
From Bostock's A Portfolio of Art Photographs, editioned 15 out of 25. Held in AGNSW.
$3,300

49 Hu Boxiang Chinese 1896-1989
[Temple Of Heaven, Beijing], c1925.Vintage silver gelatin photograph, 28.5 x 38cm. Soiling and slight scuffs overall, minor creases to uneven margins.
Provenance: W.A. Pennell estate. Hu Boxiang, a prize-winning artist and photographer, was trained in Chinese traditional painting, western lithography, watercolour and photography. He founded and became Director of the Oriental Fine Arts Society, and in 1928 co-founded the China Photography Society and the magazine China Photography. He also worked with W.A. Pennell in the advertising department at the British American Tobacco Company in Shanghai. Ref: E. J. Laing, Selling Happiness, 2004.
$3,300

50 Hu Boxiang Chinese 1896-1989
[Shipping On Shanghai Harbour], c1925. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, 28.3 x 38cm. Missing portion to upper right corner of negative, minor soiling, creases and cracks to edges of image, uneven margins.
One of the steam boats pictured is named "[Kwaido] Shanghai." Provenance: W.A. Pennell estate. An Englishman, Mr Pennell was head of the advertising department of the British American Tobacco Company in Shanghai during the 1920s and 1930s. He was an accomplished artist who taught and employed local Chinese artists. Pennell and his family emigrated to Australia in 1936.
$4,400

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