The Miller-Plummer Collection of Photographs

Christie's
8 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 08.10.2009

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HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON (1908-2004)

HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON (1908-2004)
Siphnos, 1961
HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON (1908-2004) Siphnos, 1961 gelatin silver print, printed 1970-1975 signed in ink (in the margin) 9 3/8 x 14in. (24 x 35.5cm

Lot #: 501

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON (1908-2004)

HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON (1908-2004)
Hyères, 1932
HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON (1908-2004) Hyères, 1932 gelatin silver print, printed 1970-1975 signed in ink (in the margin) 9½ x 14in. (24 x 35.5cm

Lot #: 502

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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ROBERT FRANK (B. 1924)

ROBERT FRANK (B. 1924)
Times Square, 1961
ROBERT FRANK (B. 1924) Times Square, 1961 gelatin silver print signed, credit, date in ink, 'Robert Frank Archive' and copyright credit stamps (on the verso) 8¼ x 12 3/8in. (21.1 x 31.5cm

Lot #: 503

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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HARRY CALLAHAN (1912-1999)

HARRY CALLAHAN (1912-1999)
Multiple Exposure Tree, Chicago, 1956
HARRY CALLAHAN (1912-1999) Multiple Exposure Tree, Chicago, 1956 gelatin silver print, printed later signed in pencil (in the margin) 8 7/8 x 8 5/8in. (22.6 x 22cm

Lot #: 505

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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ANNA ATKINS (1799-1871)

ANNA ATKINS (1799-1871)
Polypodium Dryopteris , 1850-1854
ANNA ATKINS (1799-1871) Polypodium Dryopteris , 1850-1854 unique cyanotype photogram title (in the image) 12¾ x 8 7/8in. (32.5 x 22.5cm

Lot #: 506

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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BRASSAÏ (1899-1984)

BRASSAÏ (1899-1984)
Bijou au Bar de la Lune, Montmartre, c. 1932
BRASSAÏ (1899-1984) Bijou au Bar de la Lune, Montmartre, c. 1932 gelatin silver print, printed 1968-1975 signed, annotated 'Pl.384' in red ink, titled, dated in pencil and copyright credit stamp (on the verso) 9 1/8 x 10½in. (23.4 x

Lot #: 507

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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MILTON H. GREENE (1922-1985)

MILTON H. GREENE (1922-1985)
Marilyn Monroe with Mandolin, c. 1953
MILTON H. GREENE (1922-1985) Marilyn Monroe with Mandolin, c. 1953 gelatin silver print, possibly unique signed, dated in ink and credit stamp (on the reverse of the flush-mount) 5 x 4 5/8in. (12.5 x 11.7cm

Lot #: 508

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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CINDY SHERMAN (B. 1954)

CINDY SHERMAN (B. 1954)
Untitled, 1975
CINDY SHERMAN (B. 1954) Untitled, 1975 gelatin silver print signed and dated twice in pencil (on the verso) 16 3/8 x 11¼in. (31.6 x 28.5cm

Lot #: 509

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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SUMNER W. MATTESON (1867-1920)

SUMNER W. MATTESON (1867-1920)
Jumbo, Died at Denver City Park, 1900
SUMNER W. MATTESON (1867-1920) Jumbo, Died at Denver City Park, 1900 platinum print 1¼ x 1 7/8in. (3.2 x 4.8cm

Lot #: 510

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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FREDERICK H. EVANS (1853-1943)

FREDERICK H. EVANS (1853-1943)
A Pillar of Chartres, 1906
FREDERICK H. EVANS (1853-1943) A Pillar of Chartres, 1906 platinum print signed and titled in pencil (on the mount) 9 7/8 x 4 5/8in. (25 x 11.7cm

Lot #: 513

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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EDWARD WESTON (1886-1958)

EDWARD WESTON (1886-1958)
Belle Grove Plantation House, Louisiana, 1941
EDWARD WESTON (1886-1958) Belle Grove Plantation House, Louisiana, 1941 gelatin silver print initialed and dated in pencil (on the mount); signed, titled and dated in pencil (on the reverse of the mount) 9 5/8 x 7 5/8in. (24.5 x

Lot #: 514

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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WALKER EVANS (1903-1975)

WALKER EVANS (1903-1975)
Alabama, 1936
WALKER EVANS (1903-1975) Alabama, 1936 gelatin silver print, printed c. 1950 signed and dated in pencil (on the mount); title, date in pencil and 'Old Lyme' copyright credit reproduction limitation stamps (on the reverse of the mount) 6.3x 6.3in. (17 x 17cm

Lot #: 515

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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EDWARD WESTON (1886-1958)

EDWARD WESTON (1886-1958)
Johnny, 1944
EDWARD WESTON (1886-1958) Johnny, 1944 gelatin silver print initialed, dated and copyright insignia in pencil (on the mount); signed, titled and dated in pencil (on the reverse of the mount) 7½ x 9½in. (19.2 x 24.1cm

Lot #: 516

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN

PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN
Chepstow Castle, ca. 1855
PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN Chepstow Castle, ca. 1855 mammoth plate albumen print title, date and annotation in an unknown hand in pencil (on the mount) 11.38 x 14¾in. (29 x 37.7cm.) (oval

Lot #: 518

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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FÉLIX TEYNARD (1817-1892)

FÉLIX TEYNARD (1817-1892)
Séboun - Temple Ensablé avec Avenue des Colosses et de Sphinx (No. 90, Nubie ), 1851-1852
FÉLIX TEYNARD (1817-1892) Séboun - Temple Ensablé avec Avenue des Colosses et de Sphinx (No. 90, Nubie ), 1851-1852 salted paper print proof, unmounted title in French in pencil (on

Lot #: 519

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN

PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN
Richmond, Virginia, after the Civil War, c. 1865
PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN Richmond, Virginia, after the Civil War, c. 1865 14 albumen prints the majority titled in pencil (on the mount) varying sizes from 6 7/8 x 8 7/8in. (17.5 x 22.5cm.) to 3 5/8 x 4 7/8in. (9.3 x 12.5cm

Lot #: 520

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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ALEXANDER GARDNER (1821-1882)

ALEXANDER GARDNER (1821-1882)
Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War , Volumes I and II
ALEXANDER GARDNER (1821-1882) Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War , Volumes I and II Washington D.C.: Philip & Solomons, 1866. 100 albumen prints, bound in two oblong folio volumes, with gilt

Lot #: 521

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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ROBERT CORNELIUS (1809-1893)

ROBERT CORNELIUS (1809-1893)
Captain Charles John Biddle, c. 1847
ROBERT CORNELIUS (1809-1893) Captain Charles John Biddle, c. 1847 quarter-plate daguerreotype with hand-coloring credit stamped (on the brass mat) 4¼ x 3¼in. (10.8 x 8.3cm.) (oval

Lot #: 522

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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MARCUS AURELIUS ROOT (1808-1888)

MARCUS AURELIUS ROOT (1808-1888)
Albert Pritchard Root Asleep by the Flag, c. 1850
MARCUS AURELIUS ROOT (1808-1888) Albert Pritchard Root Asleep by the Flag, c. 1850 quarter-plate daguerreotype 3½ x 4¼in. (8.3 x 10.8cm

Lot #: 523

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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LÁSZLÓ MOHOLY-NAGY (1894-1946)

LÁSZLÓ MOHOLY-NAGY (1894-1946)
Woman on Deck, Finland, c. 1930
LÁSZLÓ MOHOLY-NAGY (1894-1946) Woman on Deck, Finland, c. 1930 gelatin silver print 9 5/8 x 6 7/8in. (24.5 x 17.6cm

Lot #: 525

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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LEWIS W. HINE (1874-1940)

LEWIS W. HINE (1874-1940)
Workers on the Empire State Building, c. 1930
LEWIS W. HINE (1874-1940) Workers on the Empire State Building, c. 1930 gelatin silver print 'Hastings on Hudson' blindstamp (on the recto) 10½ x 13 5/8in. (27 x 34.5cm

Lot #: 526

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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AARON SISKIND (1903-1991)

AARON SISKIND (1903-1991)
Martha's Vineyard 112, 1954
AARON SISKIND (1903-1991) Martha's Vineyard 112, 1954 gelatin silver print, flush-mounted 6½ x 5 1/8in. (16.5 x 12.9cm

Lot #: 527

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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BRETT WESTON (1911-1993)

BRETT WESTON (1911-1993)
Mexico, 1926
BRETT WESTON (1911-1993) Mexico, 1926 gelatin silver print signed and titled in pencil (on the verso) 3¾ x 2 7/8in. (9.5 x 7.4cm

Lot #: 528

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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IRVING PENN (B. 1917)

IRVING PENN (B. 1917)
Cigarette No. 86, New York, 1972
IRVING PENN (B. 1917) Cigarette No. 86, New York, 1972 platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted on aluminum, printed June 1975 signed, initialed, dated, numbered '12/37' in pencil, copyright credit reproduction limitation and edition stamps (on

Lot #: 529

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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RAY METZKER (B. 1931)

RAY METZKER (B. 1931)
Philadelphia #39, from City Whispers , 1963
RAY METZKER (B. 1931) Philadelphia #39, from City Whispers , 1963 gelatin silver print signed and numbered '1/25' in pencil (on the verso) 6 x 9¾in. (15.2 x 22.4cm

Lot #: 530

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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LÁSZLÓ MOHOLY-NAGY (1894-1946)

LÁSZLÓ MOHOLY-NAGY (1894-1946)
Untitled photogram, Dessau, 1925
LÁSZLÓ MOHOLY-NAGY (1894-1946) Untitled photogram, Dessau, 1925 gelatin silver print 9 3/8 x 7in. (23.8 x 17.8cm

Lot #: 531

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$80,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT (1800-1877)

WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT (1800-1877)
The Pencil of Nature
WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT (1800-1877) The Pencil of Nature London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, 1844. 11 salted paper prints from calotype negatives; Parts I (plates I-V), III (plates XIII-XV) and IV (plates XV-XVIII), each with

Lot #: 532

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT (1800-1877)

WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT (1800-1877)
Sun Pictures in Scotland
WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT (1800-1877) Sun Pictures in Scotland London, 1845. 23 calotypes, bound into a large 4to volume; each with plate number (on the mount); varying sizes from 6 3/8 x 7¾in. (16.1 x 19.8cm.) to 3¼ x 4½in. (8.5 x

Lot #: 533

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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MARCUS AURELIUS ROOT (1808-1888)

MARCUS AURELIUS ROOT (1808-1888)
Anthony Pritchard, c. 1850
MARCUS AURELIUS ROOT (1808-1888) Anthony Pritchard, c. 1850 quarter-plate daguerreotype 4¼ x 3¼in. (14 x 10.8cm

Lot #: 534

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009

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MATHEW BRADY (1823-1896)

MATHEW BRADY (1823-1896)
Samuel Morse with His Recorder, 1857
MATHEW BRADY (1823-1896) Samuel Morse with His Recorder, 1857 salted paper print signed and dated in pencil (on the mount) 17 7/8 x 15 3/8in. (45.5 x 39cm

Lot #: 535

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 8 Oct 2009