Oct 19, 2017 - Sale 2458

Sale 2458 - Lot 330

Price Realized: $ 1,875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
Approximately 150 photographs related to criminal acts and judicial proceedings.
Comprised of graphic photographs of victims of violence, trial photographs (including those related to the case of Dr. Sam Shepherd), photographs of evidence and crime scenes, and other various (mostly violent) crimes. Silver prints, the images measuring 3 3/4x4 3/4 to 11x7 1/2 inches (9.5x12.1 to 27.9x19.1 cm.), and the reverse, the sheets slightly larger, some with period retouching, on recto, and nearly all with various press agency hand stamps, notations, and captions, on verso. 1930s-70s

WITH--A real photo postcard depicting the body of someone identified as a "rich Igorote," in the Philippines; an invitation to the hanging of George Webster in Spokane, Washington, with a small silver print mounted recto; and a set of 35mm negatives in the original Sun Times envelope, depicting a messenger being hit by a car. 1899, 1919, and 1984.

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