A Collection of Three Early Views of Canton (Guangzhou) Landmarks.. Canton, ca. 1870
This collection of photographs offers early views of three of Canton’s most revered landmarks by the great 19th century Chinese photographer Lai Fong, whose work is distinct for its artfulness and high quality.
Israel’s War of Independence and the Early Days of the IDF - 58 photographs presented to Israel Ber, IDF officer and later convicted spyISRAEL
(English) Israel’s War of Independence and the Early Days of the IDF. Israel, 1948 -1949
This splendid collection of dramatic photographs documents the activity of the IDF during the second stage of the War of Independence, following the second cease-fire.
CLINTON, WILLIAM JEFFERSON
(English) Photograph of Bill Clinton and Benjamin Netanyahu seated in the White House, signed and inscribed “To the people of Israel—with gratitude for the ties that bind us. Bill Clinton.”. Washington, late 1990s
A splendid photograph of Bill Clinton and Benjamin Netanyahu seated in the White House, signed and inscribed “To the people of Israel—with gratitude for the ties that bind us. Bill Clinton.” Netanyahu was Prime Minister from 1996 to 1999 during the second Clinton administration.
Eleven Early Photographs of the Oldest Military Installation in the Continental United States and the Catholic Church in the Oldest Parish in the United States(ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA.) Unknown photographer
(English) A collection of 11 photographs including 8 superb photographs of Castillo San Marcos, the oldest military structure in the continental United States and 3 of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine first built in 1565 and rebuilt in the 1790s. St. Augustine, c. 1874
This remarkable collection of early Florida photographs documents two of the most important early structures in Florida history: the fort Castillo de San Marcos and the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine. Built in 1672 the fort is the only extant 17th-century military structure in the continental United States. The church, located in the oldest parish of the United States (founded in 1565), was built in the 1790s.
the collection: : $7,500
(ISTANBUL.) Sebah & Joaillier.
(English) Panorama of Constantinople, Taken from the Galata Tower.. Istanbul: Sebah & Joaillier, c. 1880s
This magnificent pair of panoramic photographs of Istanbul, measuring 11 ft. and 8 1⁄2 ft. respectively, provides sweeping views of the great buildings, monuments, and geographical features of the city.
GRANT ,ULYSSES S
Mammoth Plate Portrait, “Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A.” by T. R. Burnham. Washington D. C, June 5, 1868
This splendid mammoth portrait shows U. S. Grant fifteen days after receiving the Republican presidential nomination. In the summer of 1866, a year after the war’s conclusion, Congress established the grade of General of the Army, which was conferred upon Grant, who wore its four-star insignia. In this iconic portrait Grant is seated in military uniform with four-star shoulder boards.
“An uncommonly gifted, innovative photographer whose unquestioned masterpiece is The Acropolis of Athens.”(GREECE.) STILLMAN ,WILLIAM
View of the Acropolis from the Musaeum Hill. London: S. F. Ellis, 1870
This photograph is the first view from W. J. Stillman’s The Acropolis of Athens, a series of 25 photographs taken in 1869 and published the following year. Stillman has been called “an uncommonly gifted, innovative photographer whose unquestioned masterpiece is The Acropolis of Athens.”