Apr 20, 2017 - Sale 2443

Sale 2443 - Lot 328

Price Realized: $ 1,062
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,400 - $ 1,800
Group of approximately 75 American press photographs that are artfully overpainted or airbrushed.
With colorful images of escaped convicts and bank robbers; humorous images of children and animals; tragic pictures relating to local fires, mining disasters, and murders; the nefarious Joseph McCarthy and Roy Cohn; and fashionable ladies and accessories of the era; as well as Thomas Edison and Presidents Eisenhower and Johnson. Silver prints, the images measuring 5x4 to 10 1/2x8 1/2 inches (12.7x10.2 to 26.7x21.6 cm.), and the reverse, with captions, hand stamps and notations on verso. 1940s-60s