51 Hu Boxiang Chinese 1896-1989
[Shanghai Harbour, Showing Wharves], c1925. Vintage silver gelatin
photograph, 28.4 x 37cm. Slight soiling and foxing to upper portion
of image, some creases and tears to edges, uneven margins.
W.A. Pennell estate.
52 Hu Boxiang Chinese 1896-1989
[Street Scene With Shoe Seller And Man Dressed In Rags], c1925.
Vintage silver gelatin photograph, 34.4 x 20.7cm. Slight creases
and minor soiling to uneven margins.
W.A. Pennell estate.
53 Bill Brandt British 1904-1983
London (Nude With Bent Elbow),1952/later printing. Silver gelatin
photograph, signed in ink in lower margin, 34.5 x 29.7cm. Slight
indentations to image centre, stains and crinkles to image lower
left and margins.
in Brandt, The Photography of Bill Brandt, 1999, plate
242. Held in V&A; Tate. One of Brandt's most sought-after
54 William Buckle Australian 1894-1949
[Woman Looking At Picture Of Nude In Ornate Frame], c1940-1945.Vintage
silver gelatin photograph, 18.3 x 15cm. Old tape to margins not
also photographed this same scene with the model undressed. Both
versions are held in the AGNSW.
55 Henri Cartier-Bresson French 1908-2004
Behind The Gare Saint-Lazare, Paris, 1932/c1979. Silver gelatin
photograph, press print, photographer's name, title, date and
text in label affixed verso, 15.8 x 10.5cm.
in label includes "This exhibition, organized by the International
Center of Photography, New York, is curated and circulated by
Robert Delpire, Paris, and is made possible by a grant from the
American Express Foundation." Ref: Delpire, Henri Cartier-Bresson,
56 Henri Cartier-Bresson French 1908-2004
Hungary, 1965/later printing. Silver gelatin photograph, signed
in ink with photographer's copyright blind stamp in lower margin,
24.3 x 35.9cm.
in Henri Cartier-Bresson: Photographer, 1992, plate 108.
Held in International Center of Photography, NY.
57 Harold Cazneaux Australian 1878-1953
Surf Shooters Catching A Wave, Bondi, c1929. Vintage silver gelatin
photograph, signed and titled ink by Cazneaux and annotated "Coogee"
in pencil in another hand with numeric stamp verso, 29.1 x 18.5cm.
Slight creases with cracking to corners of image. Framed.
image, titled Sydney Surfing, is illustrated in Bullock (ed.),
Harold Cazneaux: Artist in Photography, AGNSW, 2008, p76.
58 Harold Cazneaux Australian 1878-1953
[Young Girl], c1930s. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, signed
in pencil on backing below image, 23 x 17.8cm. Slight foxing
to lower portion of image, tipped to original backing. Framed.
59 Harold Cazneaux Australian 1878-1953
The Fair Balloonist [Jan Crossing], c1933. Vintage silver gelatin
photograph, titled and signed in pencil on backing below image,
six American camera club exhibition labels attached to backing
verso, 34.5 x 26.4cm. Slight retouching to edges and image centre,
laid down on original backing.
are from The Camera Club of New York (1950), Dyckman Camera Club,
Western Union Camera Club, Staten Island Camera Club, Equitable
Life Camera Club, and Teaneck Camera Club. Held in NLA.
60 Harold Cazneaux Australian 1878-1953
Spirit Of Endurance, 1937. Vintage silver gelatin photo graph,
titled and inscribed in pencil on backing below image and verso,
9.3 x 11.1cm.
reads "To Carmen & Ralph, best wishes and good cheer
for 1940-1. From Cazzie family". "In September 1941
Cazneaux's only son, Harold Ramsay Cazneaux, was killed accidentally
in Egypt while serving as a corporal with the 9th Division Australian
Corps of Signals...He was said to have had a copy of his father's
famous photograph of the Wilpena river red gum with him when
he died. It is not known why Cazneaux named the photograph Spirit
of Endurance, but it may have been a general response to the
death and suffering of the war." Ref: Colloff, Flooded Forest
and Desert Creek..., CSIRO, 2014, p208. Cazneaux called this
photograph his "most Australian picture." Held in AGNSW;
61 Beverley Clifford Australian active 1950s-1970s
[Seated Sun Bather], c1950s. Vintage silver gelatin photograph,
annotated "box 4, neg. 19" in pencil verso, 24.8 x
19.4cm. Slight scuffing.
62 Beverley Clifford Australian active 1950s-1970s
[Surf Lifesavers' March Past At Dee Why Beach, NSW], c1960s.
Vintage silver gelatin photograph, 19.9 x 24.8cm.
shows Dee Why, North Narrabeen and Cronulla Surf Lifesaving Clubs.
Photographers Beverley Clifford and husband, Ken, lived in the
Northern Beaches area in Sydney during their professional careers.
They collaborated on various projects, and government and commercial
photographic commissions. Ken also worked as a photographer at
the University of Sydney in the medical imaging department with
friend, artist Sydney Woodward-Smith. The Cliffords contributed
images for a number of books on Australia, including Camera
in Australia published in 1970, which also illustrated work
by Max Dupain, Kerry Dundas, David Moore, and Wolfgang Sievers.
Ref: Manly Daily, 30 July 2013.
63 Beverley Clifford Australian active 1950s-1970s
[Prime Minister Robert Menzies At Far West Children's Health
Scheme, Manly, NSW], 1964. Group of six vintage silver gelatin
photographs, all with numeric annotations in ink or pencil with
photographer's stamp verso, from 19.6 x 25cm to 24.6 x 19.8cm.
Slight paper remnants, surface loss, minor discolouration or
creases to images.
address "35 Washington Ave., Dee Why West, NSW. Ph: 98-8187."
Prime Minister Menzies opened the George Moncrieff Barron Memorial
Building at the Far West Children's Health Scheme in Manly on
17 March 1964. Ref: Royal Far West.
The group $3,950
64 Beverley Clifford Australian active 1950s-1970s
[Liberal Party Absentee Voters Enquiries Here], 1964. Vintage
silver gelatin photograph, annotated "203/6" in ink
and pencil with photographer's stamp verso, 19.9 x 24.8cm. Minor
creases to upper left and lower right corners.
includes address "35 Washington Ave., Dee Why West, NSW.
Ph: 98-8187." The Coalition candidates for NSW in 1964 were
Sir Alister McMullin, Ken Anderson and Tom Bull. Ref: Wiki.
65 Beverley Clifford Australian active 1950s-1970s
[Walking Along The Manly Promenade], c1970s. Vintage silver gelatin
photograph, annotated "341/20" in pencil with photographer's
stamp verso, 19.7 x 25.3cm. Developing marks to image centre
includes address "35 Washington Ave., Dee Why West, NSW.
66 Beverley Clifford Australian active 1950s-1970s
[Teens At Freshwater Beach, NSW], c1970s. Vintage silver gelatin
photograph, annotated "337/35" in pencil with photographer's
stamp verso, 25.3 x 19.7cm. Vertical developing flaw through
centre of image, minor surface loss to upper right edge of image.
reads "Beverley Clifford, Photographer, 35 Washington Ave.,
Dee Why West, NSW. Ph: 98-8187."
67 Olive Cotton Australian 1911-2003
Morning, c1934-1941. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, handwritten
studio line and titled in ink on backing verso, 33.5 x 27.6cm.
Slight stains and creases to image upper left, lower centre and
corners, minor surface loss to edges, laid down on original backing.
line reads "Miss Olive Cotton, c/o Max Dupain, 24 Bond St.,
Sydney." This was the address of Max Dupain's first studio,
where Cotton worked from 1934 to 1941. Ref: White, Dupain's
Australians, 2003, p112.
68 Olive Cotton Australian 1911-2003
[Sand Shadows], 1935. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, signed
and dated in ink in lower margin, 16.9 x 18.8cm. Minor silvering
to upper edge of image, slight creases to lower margin.
69 Olive Cotton Australian 1911-2003
The Photographer's Shadow [Olive Cotton And Max Dupain],c1935/1998.
Silver gelatin photograph, signed in pencil in lower margin,
titled in an unknown hand verso, 16.5 x 15.8cm.
by Roger Scott. Held in NPG, Canberra.
70 Olive Cotton Australian 1911-2003
Fashion Shot, Cronulla Sandhills, c1937/1990s. Silver gelatin
photograph, titled, dated "c1937" and signed in pencil
in lower margin, 17.8 x 22.9cm.
Olive Cotton estate. Shows Max Dupain photographing model Noreen
Hallard. Illustrated in Olive Cotton: Photographer, 1996,
p28. Held in NGA; NLA.