Item #339695 Collection of William Faulkner press photos. William Faulkner.

A rare collection of William Faulkner press photographs from the Philadelphia Inquirer

Collection of William Faulkner press photos.

Price: $2,500.00


About the item

Ten photographs; [3] 5.5" x 7" portraits, 9" x 5.75" Kentucky Derby photo, 9.5" x 7" Nobel Prize photo, 6" x 5" 1950 article portrait, 3" x 2" 1931 portrait, and [3] 8" x 10" Rowan Oak photographs. A rare collection of William Faulkner press photographs from the Philadelphia Inquirer. All photos are dated have publication details on verso; overall very good.

Item #339695

This is a collection of ten press photographs pertaining to William Faulkner used by the Philadelphia Inquirer and from their archives. The photos range from the author's early fame in the early 1930's following The Sound and the Fury (1929) and As I Lay Dying (1930), through his receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1950, and into the mid-1950s with three images taken at his home in Oxford, Mississippi. All of the images have an A.P. stamp with information and are date stamped on verso. It includes:

3" x 2" author portrait of Faulkner with his name on recto, date stamped with manuscript mark on verso. [4/1/1931]

5.5" x 7" author portrait, cropped with paint and embellished for print, date stamped with typescript article pasted down on verso. [3/30/1935]

5.5" x 7" photograph at Faulkner standing next to a plane at the Memphis airport, date stamped with manuscript details on verso. [4/3/1935]

6" x 5" portrait cropped with article text beneath, date stamped with manuscript on verso. [11/13/1950]

5.5" x 7" photograph of Faulkner deboarding a flight at LaGuardia airport in New York where he stopped over for a few days on his journey to receive the Nobel Prize in Stockholm. Date stamped and info pated down on verso. [12/6/1950]

9.5" x 7" photograph of Faulkner receiving the Nobel Prize with article to the side, date stamped with manuscript text on verso. [12/8/1950]

9" x 5.75" photograph of Faulkner meeting famed jockey Eddie Arcaro at the Churchill Downs in Louisville. Date stamped with article pasted down on verso. [5/4/1955]

[2x] 8" x 10" photographs taken at Faulkner's Rowan Oaks. One being from the walkway leading to the front of the home, the other being of Estelle Faulkner at the base of the stairs. Date stamped with pasted down articles to verso. [5/22/1955]

8" x 10" photo from the interior of Rowan Oak, date stamped on article pasted down to verso. [6/1/1955].