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Unique and highly important – by far and away the finest and most comprehensive collection of World War II bombing and reconnaissance photographs we have ever encountered, an expensively custom bound album of 159 photographs, each with detailed pastedown typescript captions, as well as a location map and index, clearly made by the British Royal Air Force (RAF) for…
A seemingly unrecorded portrait of a Croatian philanthropist, industrialist and nobleman Šandor Alexander Sesvetski (1866-1929) from a prominent Zagreb Jewish family. Cabinet card with albumen print and lettering in the lower margin and verso, contemporary signature in black ink in the lower right corner 16,4 x 10,7 cm (6.4 x 4.3 inches) (minor staining, corners slightly bumped, overall in…
A set of original fotos of Yugoslavian president Josib-Broz-Tito was made by Yugoslav official photographers, for the central agency, which distributed the copies to the national and international newspapers.
A fascinating and lovely artefact from the Siege of Mafeking (1899 - 1900), the highest profile event of the Second Anglo-Boer War and one of the greatest global media spectacles of the fin de siècle era, being a set of 37 diapositive glass photographic slides made from contemporary photos apparently by Frank Whiteley, the Mayor of Mafeking and one…
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