SS President Grant in New York Harbor with Returning Troops 1919 Photograph P860

Wonderful picture of troop ship overflowing with soldiers after the end of World War One. The ship is the SS President Grant, originally the 1903 Servian, purchased by Hamburg Amerikanische Paketfahrt Actien-Gesellschaft renamed the SS President Grant in 1907, interned and seized on U.S. entry into WW I,  in which it served as USS President Grant(SP-3014), ...

Cardenell Vincent Co. Sepiatone Panoramic Photograph Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco 1915 P838

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The Palace of Fine Arts is still almost more of an apparition than architecture, a dream building. This period photograph, taken when it was new, adds another layer of enchantment to it. Price on request. Cardinell Vincent Co. Cardinell Vincent was a prominent publisher in San Francisco in the early 1900’s and published views of California via many ...

Pair of Hand-tinted Photographic Views of Sidi Bel-Abbés in Algeria 1920s P844

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Two charmers from the long sunset of Empire in the early twentieth century. An outpost of France in North Africa, and home of the Foreign Legion. The city, on the Wadi Mékerra River, developed around a French camp built in 1843. In 1849 a planned agricultural town was established around the existing military post. From the 1830s ...

Wallace Nutting “Summer Wind” P788

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  Wallace Nutting (1861-1941) was a central figure in the Colonial Revival movement whose work both fascinates and fuels controversy in the museum field.  A former Congregational minister, he changed careers to become an artist-photographer, house restorer, collector of antiques, antiquarian, noted author, and furniture manufacturer.  His influence was enormous, similar to that of Martha Stewart ...

The Golden California Show October 12th, 13th at the Glendale Civic Auditorium

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Its that time of year again for the fabulous Golden California Show held annually at the Glendale Civic Auditorium October 12th 10 am - 6 pm and October 13th 10- 4pm. We have reserved some very special pieces for the show this year and I know our vendors have too. Below you will find some ...

“Dick” Whittington Beverly Vogue Girdle Counter Card 1938 AP415

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"Dick" Whittington's portfolio was extremely large and varied, very little he and his studio didn't turn their hand to, photographically. Here is a prime example of the science of glamor photography applied to merchandising. And it's charming. Price on request. The "Dick" Whittington Studio was the largest and finest photography studio in the Los Angeles area from ...

Joan Crawford in Peasant Blouse Signed Studio Portrait by Bert Six 1950 AP373

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Bert Six (1902-1967). His eye created many of the most iconic images of Hollywood's Golden Age in his capacity as one of Warner Brothers' cadre of ace studio photographers. Joan Crawford made a very successful comeback at Warner Brothers after MGM playing some of the toughest dames ever to sear celluloid. Signed to her friend, ...

Signed Studio Portrait of Joan Crawford Covered in Mink (Bert Six) 1950 AP374

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Bert Six (1902-1967). His eye created many of the most iconic images of Hollywood's Golden Age in his capacity as one of Warner Brothers' cadre of ace studio photographers. Joan Crawford made a very successful comeback at Warner Brothers after MGM playing some of the toughest dames ever to sear celluloid. Signed to her friend, ...

Joan Crawford Signed Studio Portrait by Bert Six from “The Damned Don’t Cry” 1950 AP375

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Bert Six (1902-1967). His eye created many of the most iconic images of Hollywood's Golden Age in his capacity as one of Warner Brothers' cadre of ace studio photographers. Joan Crawford made a very successful comeback at Warner Brothers after MGM playing some of the toughest dames ever to sear celluloid. Signed to her friend, ...

William Henry Jackson (1843 – 1942) Photograph Mission San Luis Rey P701

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William Henry Jackson  (1843 - 1942) photograph Mission San Luis Rey. Photograph measures 17" x 22". Born in Keesville, New York, William Jackson became an important artist, illustrator, and pioneer photographer of the American West.  Most of his paintings were completed after he retired in the 1930s, and are based on earlier sketches and photographs created during ...

James Walter Collinge Photograph “Wine? Or Dance?” 1920s P671

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A superb genre photograph by one of California's great pioneering fine arts photographers. Framed 23 1/2" x 22". Signed. James Walter Collinge b. Glendive, Montana 1883 d. Santa Barbara, California 1964 J. Walter Collinge, Santa Barbara's master photographer of the early 1900's, captured the spirit and natural beauty of the region and its people in his exquisite collection of black and ...

Black & White Photograph of William S. Hart 1870-1946 A541

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An original signed photograph of William S. Hart, one of the first Western movie stars in Hollywood. Already a distinguished stage actor, he embraced and pioneered the new medium as a director. producer and screenwriter as well as an actor, becoming not only one of its first great stars, but also a true icon. Passionately ...

George Hurrell portrait of Marion Davies for MGM 1929 P632

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Spectacular original photograph by Hurrell. Beautiful condition: With studio notation. Marion Davies (January 3, 1897 – September 22, 1961) was an American film actress, producer, screenwriter, and philanthropist. Davies was already building a reputation as a popular film comedienne when newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst, with whom she began a relationship, took over management of her career. ...

Edward S Curtis Framed Photogravure: A Koeksotenok House Front P613

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This is a plate from his magnum opus, "The North American Indian".  Copyright E S Curtis 1915, Still in its original studio matte. Photogravure : brown ink ; 13.6 x 18.6 cm [image size], 18 x 22 cm [plate size] Original photogravure produced in Boston by John Andrew & Son Call for pricing. The Indigenous peoples of the Pacific ...

The Ann Rutherford Files: Ann on a McCormick-Deering Trac-Tractor AP278

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We are delighted to have come into possession of a portion of the movie star Ann Rutherford's personal archive of photographs: a golden age time capsule of motion picture PR centered on one of Hollywood's most delightful personalities. Ann of a Thousand Rides. $200. “Whatever happened to McCormick-Deering?” The name was used on farm implements until some time ...

The Ann Rutherford Files: Ann and a 1938 Packard 120 Convertible AP276

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We are delighted to have come into possession of a portion of the movie star Ann Rutherford's personal archive of photographs: a golden age time capsule of motion picture PR centered on one of Hollywood's most delightful personalities. Ann backs it up to the bumper of a '38 Packard 120 Convertible. Price on request. We ship using UPS ...

The Ann Rutherford Files: Ann Boarding United Airlines Coast-To-Coast 1940s AP277

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We are delighted to have come into possession of a portion of the movie star Ann Rutherford's personal archive of photographs: a golden age time capsule of motion picture PR centered on one of Hollywood's most delightful personalities. Peripatetic Career Gal Ann in a chic traveling ensemble complete with a briefcase: we approve. $150.