Alexander Keighley, British, 1861-1947, "Peace," This is a very rare original photograph by British photographer Alexander Keighley, titled "Peace." The sight size of this photo is 22 3/4 x 15 inches; it was created in 1904 as the Royal Commission for the St. Louis Exhibition, and won the grand prize for photography in that event. It comes in the original art deco oak frame with the original label from the St. Louis Exhibition, as well as the customs label from 1904 on the back...
Fernando Uicab Pech, a potter who uses the ancient coil technique to produce earthenware vessels. Ticul, Yucatan, Mexico, 1971. This original black and white photograph is part of the publication by Macduff Everton entitled "The Modern Maya: Incidents of Travel and Friendship in the Yucatan," University of Texas Press, 2012.
Dario Tuz Caamal planting his milpa with the repetitive moves of a practiced dancer. Taken in 1974 in Chichimila, Yucatan, Mexico. This original black and white photograph is part of the publication by Macduff Everton entitled " The Modern Maya: Incidents of Travel and Friendship in the Yucatan," University of Texas Press, 2012. Available as individual prints or as a triptych.
Photographed in the village of Dzitnup, Yucatan State, Mexico, 1975. Christmas Day as celebrated in the Maya village of Dzitnup. The devil sweeps through the village, stealing something from every household. The dancer is followed and the loot is eventually recovered and given to the church. Small boys play the masked roles, which helps assure that the villagers control the amount the devil takes. Tribute is usually paid in corn...
Unique photographic abstraction by California artist and lithographer, Victor von Pribosic [1909 - 1959]
Created in the 1940's, this image measures app. 13 1/2" x 16 1/2".
Condition - excellent.
Matted and shrink wrapped.
This is a lovely and scarce original photograph by Albert Steiner 1877-1965 a well know Swiss photographer.He did a summer and winter version of this view in at least 3 sizes. This is the middle size at 9 by 11 3/8ths.it is mounted on a thin paper board that is 18 3/4 by 15 1/2.It is signed and titled on the board in pencil by Steiner and is in excellent condition...
On an ancient street in the ancient city of Cuzco, Peru. A classic single frame narrative, taken by the artist in 2002.
The somber elegance of the ancient Maya site of Copan, in Honduras, is definitively captured in this 1988 image by Mario Algaze. It shows structure 10L-22 as restored in 1935-1942 by the Carnegie Institution under the guidance of Field Director Gustav Stromsvik.
An unframed hand coloured and signed photograph print by Wallace Nutting. Nutting was famous for his tinted photos, and those in our listings (four in total) are all sought after interior scenes. This 9-5/8" X 7-5/8" photo is mounted on a signed 10-1/2" X 7-3/4" mat and it is titled "Nursing the Fire", and it is copyrighted 1912...
An unframed hand coloured and signed photograph print by Wallace Nutting. Nutting was famous for his tinted photos, and those in our listings (four in total) are all sought after interior scenes. This 9-3/8" X 7-3/8" photo is mounted on a signed 9-1/2" X 8-1/4" mat and it is titled "An Elaborate Dinner", and it is copyrighted 1909. The signature and title is in pencil rather than in pen, which is more common on early Nuttings, and far rarer than the pen signatures...
Michael Gora, The Peoples Jerusalem, 2012, Photography, ed. 1/5. $300 Framed size 21 1/4" x 29 1/4", Unframed 12" x 16 1/2".
Michael Gora, Beit Alpha Synagogue, 2012, Photograph, $300 Framed size 21 1/4" x 29 1/4", $200 Unframed 12 x 16 1/2". ed. 1/5
RARE old mission photo, A beautiful western lady wearing a traditional Chinese robe , holding a see throught hand fan, standing under a big leaf tree, in the southern China. Taken in 1910.
Unframed. 4 inches x 8, photo size ,
5 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches overall . excellent condition, this photograph looks better in person than these photos show because they were
An original sepia toned photograph of two nudes in a landscape. Classic artist quality typical of the best Hesser photos. Measuring approx. 8 x 10 in excellent condition from the estate of the photographer.
Hesser belonged to the generation of photographers who saw the marriage of image and performance as the future of the art. Born in New Jersey and apprenticed in photography in New York City, Hesser became smitten with the potentials of the art form...
A Chimbu Province man named "Yame" is wearing a circular forehead ornament made from the base of a conus shell. Strands of nassarius shells hang down on either side of his red painted nose. The red and black feathers of a Pesquet's Parrot and the green feathers of a lorikeet are positioned in a whisker-like manner. Part of the "Man as Art" series taken in highland Papua New Guinea between the years of 1967-1980.