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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.
Provenance: W.A. Pennell estate.
$4,400

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.
Provenance: W.A. Pennell estate.
$4,400

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.
Illustrated in Brandt, The Photography of Bill Brandt, 1999, plate 242. Held in V&A; Tate. One of Brandt's most sought-after images.
$6,600

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 affecting image.
Buckle also photographed this same scene with the model undressed. Both versions are held in the AGNSW.
$1,650

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.
Text 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, 1979.
$2,900

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.
Illustrated in Henri Cartier-Bresson: Photographer, 1992, plate 108. Held in International Center of Photography, NY.
$3,300

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.
Variant image, titled Sydney Surfing, is illustrated in Bullock (ed.), Harold Cazneaux: Artist in Photography, AGNSW, 2008, p76.
$11,000

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.
$4,400

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.
Labels 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.
$4,400

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.
Inscription 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; NGA.
$8,800


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.
$1,250

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.
Image 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.
$1,100

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.

Stamp includes 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.
Stamp 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.
$1,100

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 right.
Stamp includes address "35 Washington Ave., Dee Why West, NSW. Ph: 98-8187."
$1,100

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.
Stamp reads "Beverley Clifford, Photographer, 35 Washington Ave., Dee Why West, NSW. Ph: 98-8187."
$1,100

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.
Studio 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.
$9,900

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.
$11,000

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.
Printed by Roger Scott. Held in NPG, Canberra.
$6,600

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.
Provenance: Olive Cotton estate. Shows Max Dupain photographing model Noreen Hallard. Illustrated in Olive Cotton: Photographer, 1996, p28. Held in NGA; NLA.
$8,800

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