Los Angeles — The U.S. experienced a number of major changes during the first half of the 20th century: new infrastructure, progressive social reforms, increased immigration, economic booms, and the Great Depression. Seeking to capture the shifting world around them, printmakers and photographers of the time employed innovative techniques to disseminate the vitality of the urban American
Join us on October 3rd and 4th for two important evening sales of historic daguerreotypes and modern photography starting at 6:00pm each night, at their auction gallery at 117 Elliott Street, Beverly, Massachusetts. Over 200 daguerreotypes and thermoplastic cases are from a single 30 year collection from Rochester, New York.
Though I have always been a reader, I did not become a serious collector of books until I was in my mid-30s. I have always loved "things," however, and it was not without reason that my mother called me a magpie for all the junk I hoarded as a kid. My earliest pursuits as a child were rocks, an interest I have retained to this day, especially while walking on beaches, and postcards, which I kept