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Beverly, MA, United States
DoneThu, Oct 4, 2012 10:00 PM GMT

Photography and Book Auction Day 2

Our Oct 4th Auction features collections of 19th century and modern photography, as well as, the Estate of Walker Hancock, 20th-century American sculptor and teacher. The 19th century portion of our auction features a daguerreotype of Allen Kramer, pioneer banker (Kramer & Nash) of Pittsburgh, Penn., a daguerreotype of Thaddeus Hyatt, and mammoth albumen of Yosemite National Park by Carlton Watkins. Modern photographers include New York scenes by Bernice Abbott and vintage Clarence John Laughlin photos of New Orleans. The second half of our auction features the Estate of Walker Hancock, including his library, records, and correspondence documenting his involvement in returning stolen works of art after WWII and his distinguished career as a sculptor, including a third scale model of his James Madison statue.