San Gabriel – Hand-tinted Pictorialist Photograph P1399

Gauzily dreamy in the the early twentieth century pictorialist manner, this photograph conveys the charm of California's long ago San Gabriel. Pictorialism is the name given to an international style and aesthetic movement that dominated photography during the later 19th and early 20th centuries. There is no standard definition of the term, but in general it refers to ...

Union of Welsh Independents 1915 Member Portrait Poster P1378

Welsh pride and Welsh nationalism and Welsh religion are given proud witness by this composite image of the men who were the backbone, the moving spirits of their movement. We love the faces and the magic of the Welsh language as it appears garlanding these steadfast souls. 23" x 44". Price on request. The Union of Welsh Independents ...

Wallace Nutting Original Hand-Tinted Photograph “Summer Wind” P1374

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 ...

Original Antique Photograph of a 1909 Packard 30 Roadster with Chauffeur in Frame P1353

From my personal automotive collection I offer this original black and white photograph of a brand spanking new 1909 Packard 30 Runabout. I believe the gentleman to be the family Chauffeur. And if he's the Dad in the family, he's still the family chauffeur. Women of the period tended to dodge that bullet. The photo ...

Framed studio portrait of Douglas Fairbanks as The Gaucho A1091

The Gaucho (the official full title of the film is Douglas Fairbanks as The Gaucho) is a 1927 silent film starring Douglas Fairbanks and Lupe Vélez set in Argentina. The lavish adventure extravaganza, filmed at the height of Fairbanks' box office clout, was directed by F. Richard Jones with a running time of 115 minutes. Fairbanks ...

Lizabeth Scott Photograph by Bill Avery A884

This sweet piece came from Lizabeth Scott's estate along with the rare Paid in Full poster. 19.5" w x 15" h. Matte print on board. Price on request. Bill Avery Bill Avery was born in Seattle, Washington. Without formal training, he learned photography hands on at Columbia Pictures. During World War II he was a combat cameraman/photographer. Upon his ...

Dorman Bros Panoramic Photograph Bakersfield Work Crew 1916 P1131

Another name appears on the photograph in addition to the Dorman Brothers' photo credit, that of Weringer. Members of this family were active in Bakersfield in a variety of businesses, from breweries to vaudeville houses to general stores, at least from the mid 19th century. What business this particular crew was intent upon on Dec ...

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

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. $550.00. We thought we had lost this in our recent remodel, but alas, it is found again - and available for you! Cardinell Vincent Co. Cardinell ...

Wallace Nutting “Summer Wind” P788

  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 ...

“Dick” Whittington Beverly Vogue Girdle Counter Card 1938 AP415

"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

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, ...