New York: April 16, 1935. Read More about Portrait photograph of Thomas Hart Benton
New York: n.d., [ca. 1920s]. A great candid shot of “Long Jim” Barnes, who won the first US PGA Championship in 1916, wrote several books on golf technique, and was one of the great early stars of the game. Read More about Photograph of Jim Barnes conversing with other golfers [with:] Photograph of two unidentified...
[New York: c. 1913]. Includes photographers of these Trophies:8 Photos of Silver plates for the Winner Joyant for Larchmont Race Weeks Series 1911 ; Manhasset Bay Yacht Club Race 1911; Manhasset Bay Cup Races; Interstate Races Marblehead; Larchmont Yacht Club Series 1912; New York Yacht Club Cruise 1912 Won by..... Read More about Album of Gorham Silver Plates, Trophies, etc., most made for Black, Starr & Frost
[Los Angeles: n.d., 1920s]. A very good and representative photograph album from the home of Zane Grey, documenting some of the best selling author’s outdoor trips, including sailfish off Catalina Island, California, a trip to the grand Canyon, and a pack trip into the hills of Arizona after wild turkey..... Read More about Photograph album. Catallina Island, Grand Canyon, and Wild Turkey Hunting in the Tonto basin,...
New York: Underwood & Underwood, 1902-1904. Read More about Group of 25 stereographs depicting the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone
c.1910. This livery stable, owned by Henry A. Bunkenburg, was located at 413 W. 44th street (New York) in 1907, according to the Trow Business Directory of that year.By 1926, many of the livery stables in New York City had been replaced by other businesses, including a good number of..... Read More about H. Bunkenburg Livery Stable: photo of building with employees in front
New haven: 1865. James Hadley (March 10, 1821 - November 14, 1872), American scholar, was born in Fairfield, Herkimer County, New York, where his father was professor of chemistry at Fairfield Medical College.At the age of nine an accident left him lame for life. He graduated from Yale University in..... Read More about From the Yale Yearbook 1865 Photograph, Signed. WITH: on reverse an unidentified portrait
[Carmel, Calif: ca. 1930]. Charles Erskine Scott Wood (1852-1944) was a writer, poet, soldier, corporate lawyer, associate of Clarence Darrow, and a lover of books. He was a founder of Portland's Public Library and the Portland Art Museum, self-proclaimed anarchist, atheist, regular contributor to radical journals of the day, and..... Read More about Portrait photograph of Charles Erskine Scott Wood
[Cambridge: Harvard University, 1867]. A distinctive portrait of the young Lowell reading, possibly from his Harvard 1867 photographic yearbook. Lowell wrote a history of the French Revolution and practiced law. Read More about Portrait of historian Edward J. Lowell, reading
v.p., Hawaii, Los Angeles, Kentucky, et al: c. 1903-1914. “The first aviation meet in Honolulu”. A pair of family photo albums, the first focusing mostly on the young Betty Fisher and her family, included Betty's Kindegarten Class at Norwood School, Los Angeles; Betty at Grandfather’s house in Louisville, Ky; Waipio..... Read More about Two photo albums of the Evan Thomas Fisher family, containing a photo of the first aviation meet...
New York: 3 April, 1933. Variant of the portrait published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Heifetz Portrait, 1933. Read More about Portrait photograph of Jascha Heifetz
Lewiston, Maine: Flagg and Plummer, The Leading Studio, c. 1900. Read More about Original photograph of 7 variously sized Ice Boats on frozen lake in Maine, largest has three in...
n.p: 1931. A fine portrait showing the artist seated in an armchair holding a book, inscribed to the prominent photographer Merle Le Voy, who took this and other photographs of his friend Jackson. Read More about Fine black and white photograph of William H. Jackson, famed Western artist, inscribed "To...
New York (“at Random House”): July 9, 1937. Fine, half-length portrait in profile of the poet, published in Van Vechten's PORTRAITS (1978). Read More about Portrait photograph of Robinson Jeffers
[New York: 1974]. Inscribed to Hugh Wheeler. Inscribed by the actress and singer to HUGH WHEELER, who wrote the book for Sondheim's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC. Johns won a Tony for he role as Desiree in the musical - Sondheim wrote the song "Send in the Clowns" with her especially..... Read More about Color photograph of Glynis Johns receiving a Tony award in 1974 for A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, with...
[Washington: n.d., 1960s]. A fine informal photograph of President Johnson with author and hunter Robert Ruark. Read More about Photograph of the President, seated in a chair beside author Robert Ruark and another official,...
New York: December 10, 1934. Beatrice Kaufman (1895-1945) was the wife of wife George S. Kaufman, a playwright in her own right, and the East Coast representative of Samuel Goldwyn Pictures. It was Beatrice who, upon reading the galleys of Steinbeck’s OF MICE AND MEN sent to her by Steinbeck’s..... Read More about Portrait photograph of Beatrice Kaufman
Maine: August 1962. Kennedy Photograph by Senator Edmund Muskie. Intimate and candid image of the President relaxing with a book while sailing off the coast of Maine, taken by Maine Senator Edmund Muskie a little over a year before JFK’s assassination.Accompanied by an AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED (“Ed Muskie”) from EDMUND..... Read More about Color Photograph of the President lying on a sailboat, reading , presented to Evelyn Lincoln, the...
Washington, D.C: Harris & Ewing, n.d., ca. 1915. Robert Lansing (1864-1928) was confirmed as Woodrow Wilson’s Secretary of State in June 1915 and served until 1920. This is an informal group portrait at the State Department, depicting Lansing before a cabinet of maps and surrounded by junior associates Wilbur J...... Read More about Photograph of Secretary of State Robert Lansing and His Colleagues: Wilbur J. Carr, Breckinridge...
New York: 4 April, 1940. Variant portrait from that published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Read More about Portrait photograph of Charles Laughton
New York: January 5, 1938. Published in Portraits: The Photography of Carl Van Vechten (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Read More about Portrait photograph of Sinclair Lewis
Washington, D.C: John H. Littlefield; Wm. Terry, Printer, 1866. A published photograph of Littlefield's hyper-realistic Lincoln death-bed painting, each figure meticulously rendered from photographs. Littlefield studied law under Lincoln in 1858, stumped for him in his Presidential bid, and was rewarded with a position in the Treasury Department. After Lincoln's..... Read More about Death-Bed of Lincoln, April 15, 1865
[Edinburgh: August, 1962, printed ca. 1990’s]. Candid portrait photograph of Colin MacInnes, taken at the 1962 International Writers’ Conference held at McEwan Hall, Edinburgh. The conference — which was on the subject of “The Novel Today” — was organized by the publisher John Calder and featured seventy writers from twenty..... Read More about Photograph of Colin MacInnes at the 1962 International Writers Conference
Fine portrait of Jim Deren on the Madison River in Montana, in silhouette with his arm and rod extended, against a sunset sky, the river in middle ground reflecting the sunlit clouds.Inscribed by photographer Larry Madison, whose books include Trout River (1988), to his friend, the proprietor of the Anglers..... Read More about Jim Deren on the Madison River [Photograph
[Edinburgh: August, 1962, printed ca. 1990’s]. Candid portrait photograph of Norman Mailer, taken at the 1962 International Writers’ Conference held at McEwan Hall, Edinburgh. The conference — which was on the subject of “The Novel Today” — was organized by the publisher John Calder and featured seventy writers from twenty..... Read More about Photograph of Norman Mailer at the 1962 International Writers Conference