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  • (MADONNA.) Eric Kroll

    Madonna backstage at the Danceteria. New York: Eric Kroll, 1982

    Signed and numbered 3/10 and with Kroll’s inkstamp dated 1982.

    This photograph shows Madonna backstage at the legendary Danceteria in New York in 1982, at the dawn of her career


  • (KENNEDY, JOHN F.) Clark, Edward

    Senator John Kennedy with his baby daughter Caroline. Georgetown, 1958

    Signed and inscribed by Edward Clark. Clark was one of the leading American magazine photographers of the twentieth century.



    Washington Irving. Mr. Bryant’s address on his life and genius. Addresses by Everett, Bancroft, Longfellow, Felton, Aspinwall, King, Francis, Greene. Mr. Allibone’s sketch of his life and works. With eight photographs. New York: Putnam, 1860

    First edition. Presentation copy inscribed by the published to S. Austin Allibone, who contributed the sketch of Irving’s life and works. Allibone ewas a leading American editor, author, and bibliographer who is best known for his Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors. Other contributors include Longfellow, Bryant, Everett, and Bancroft.


  • (ARLINGTON.) Photographer unidentified

    General Irvin McDowell and Staff, Arlington House. Arlington House, 1862

    Gen. Irvin McDowell at Arlington House, Robert E. Lee’s home.


  • (CIVIL WAR HOSPITAL.) Photographer unidentified

    Hospital ward in a convalescent camp at Alexandria, Virginia. Alexandria, Virginia, c. 1863

    This unusual Civil War interior photograph shows a hospital ward at a famous military convalescent camp near Alexandria Virginia.


  • (Union Navy.) Moore, Henry P

    Deck of USS Wabash off Port Royal. Port Royal, South Carolina, May 1863

    Henry P. Moore, a photographer from Goffstown, New Hampshire, photographed the 3rd New Hampshire Regiment during their occupation of Hilton Head, South Carolina, in 1862 and 1863. A contemporary called Moore’s images “the most remarkable collection of views I have seen in a long time” (Getty Museum).

    During this period Moore made several photographs aboard USS Wabash, a frigate serving in the Charleston blockade and seeing action in shore bombardments and in attacks at sea.



    Portrait Miniature of George and Martha Washington. American, 19th century



    Photograph signed by Carter and Begin. Robert A. Cumins, 1979

    Signed by Carter and Begin. Menachem Begin was awarded the 1978 Nobel Peace Prize, together with Anwar Sadat, “for their work in laying a foundation for future peace” in the Middle East. The framework, reached at Camp David, was facilitated by Jimmy Carter. The Nobel award called Carter “the masterbuilder responsible for the bridge that had to be built between Egypt and Israel.”



    The Supreme Court. Washington, D.C.: Ed Clark, 1956

    Completed in 1935, the magnificent neoclassical Supreme Court Building features the motto “Equal Justice Under the Law” on the west facade. This splendid, enormous color photograph was taken by famed LIFE magazine photographer Ed Clark: “Black Church Leaders pray on the Supreme Court steps for integration to succeed” (Herrera, Frank, Ed Clark: Decades).


  • (PONTOON BRIDGE.) Photographer unidentified

    Pontoon bridges across the James River at Richmond, Virginia. Richmond, 1865

    This rare photograph shows two parallel pontoon bridges stretching across the James River at Richmond, Virginia, near war’s end. The Army Corps of Engineers constructed these bridges after retreating Confederate forces burned the bridges in 1865. The Dunlop Mills are seen on the other side of the river.