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Period: 1930s
Jean Harlow Signed Photograph
Located in Soquel, CA
Black and white photograph of Jean Harlow (American, 1911-1937), Autographed original silver print circa 1930 signed by Jean Harlow. Photos of Harlow's house, hand prints the Graum...
Category

Art Deco 1930s Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

Rhine snake sculpture at shore of Rhine Duesseldorf, Germany 1937 Printed Later
Located in Nümbrecht, DE
One of the photographers at Mauritius Publishing based in Berlin was Karl Heinrich Lämmel. Born on 30 July 1910 in Riesa, Saxony, he has been missing since April 1945. In the thirtie...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

'Commissionaire’s Dog' Limited Edition Silver Gelatin Print
Located in London, GB
'Commissionaire’s Dog' Kurt Hutton, 1938 A hotel commissionaire talking to a small dachshund dog in Piccadilly Circus, London, 1938. A beautiful image of a commissionaire dressed ...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White, Silver Gelatin

Bette Davis
Located in Chatsworth, CA
This piece is an original photograph, shot by George Hurrell in 1939 and printed at a later date. It depicts Bette Davis, who was an American actress of film, television, and theate...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper

'Commissionaire’s Dog' 1938 Limited Edition Fibre Print
Located in London, GB
'Commissionaire’s Dog' by Kurt Hutton A hotel commissionaire talking to a small dachshund dog in Piccadilly Circus, London, 1938. A beautiful image of a commissionaire dressed in u...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White, Silver Gelatin

Set of two Horst P. Horst late prints, from the series Fashion in Colour
Located in Miami Beach, FL
Set of two Horst P. Horst late prints, from the series Fashion in Colour Dress by Jean Desses and Ensembles by Nettie Rosenstein, Jewelry by Tiffany and Company, 1940 by Horst P. Hor...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper, Color, Archival Pigment

Swan In A Car (1936) - Silver Gelatin Fibre Print
Located in London, GB
Swan In A Car (1936) - Silver Gelatin Fibre Print (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images) 6th April 1936: A tame swan named Leila is given a lift in the back of a car. Additional Info...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White, Silver Gelatin

Fashion in Color - Helen Bennett, Muriel Maxwell, and Bettina, Vogue 1 Nov 1939
Located in Miami Beach, FL
Fashion in Colour - Helen Bennett, Muriel Maxwell, and Bettina Bolegard, Vogue 1 November 1939 by Horst P. Horst Archival Pigment Print Image size: 53.1 in. H x 40.6 in. W Sheet size...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper, Color, Archival Pigment

New York (consoling woman)
Located in New York, NY
11 x 14 inch gelatin silver print. Image size 7.25 x 10.75 inches. Signed on verso Helen Levitt was a true master of the street, one whose poetic vision, humor, and inventiveness tr...
Category

1930s Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

Portrait of Christian Bérard, 1930s - Cecil Beaton (Portrait Photography)
Located in London, GB
Portrait of Christian Bérard, 1930s - Cecil Beaton (Portrait Photography) Signed Silver gelatin print, printed c. 1970s 9 x 6 1/2 inches Cecil Beaton (1904-1980) had a brilliant aes...
Category

1930s Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

'Commissionaire’s Dog' (Limited Edition)
Located in London, GB
'Commissionaire’s Dog' by Kurt Hutton A hotel commissionaire talking to a small dachshund dog in Piccadilly Circus, London, 1938. A beautiful image of a commissionaire dressed in u...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White, Silver Gelatin

Untitled (Barefoot Woman on Bench with Cat)
Located in Dallas, TX
John Albok Untitled (Barefoot Woman on Bench with Cat), 1938 Vintage gelatin silver print, 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. Signed and dated in ink on mount margin by John Albok Born in Munkacs, H...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

"Dining Out" by Kurt Hutton
Located in London, GB
"Dining Out" by Kurt Hutton 10th December 1938: Diners at the former Prince Edward Theatre, now the London Casino, where they enjoy a full course meal and entertainment. Original Pu...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Golf Lesson" by Reg Speller
Located in London, GB
"Golf Lesson" by Reg Speller 14th October 1937: Keith Dalby giving a golf lesson at Finchley golf club. Unframed Paper Size: 20" x 24'' (inches) Printed 2022 Silver Gelatin Fibre ...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Skating Waiter" by Horace Abrahams
Located in London, GB
"Skating Waiter" by Horace Abrahams 8th January 1938: A waiter skates across the ice at St. Moritz carrying a tray of drinks for his customers. Unframed Paper Size: 60" x 40'' (in...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Pride And Joy" by Fox Photos
Located in London, GB
"Pride And Joy" by Fox Photos A driver polishes his new streamlined lorry upon its arrival at Wembley, London. The lorry is mounted on a 'Commer' two-ton chassis. Unframed Paper Si...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Cheetah Who Shops" by B C Parade
Located in London, GB
"Cheetah Who Shops" by B C Parade American silent film actress Phyllis Gordon (1889 - 1964) window-shopping in Earls Court, London with her four-year-old cheetah who was flown to Br...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Penny Farthing Bugle" by Fox Photos
Located in London, GB
"Penny Farthing Bugle" by Fox Photos 17th October 1932: Edwin Davey, riding a penny farthing bicycle over Lambeth bridge in London, and blowing a bugle to warn of his approach. Unf...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Boat Bearers" by Gerry Cranham
Located in London, GB
"Boat Bearers" by Gerry Cranham 30th July 1938: Two swimsuited girls are carrying their canoe on their heads. Unframed Paper Size: 20" x 24'' (inches) Printed 2022 Silver Gelatin ...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Racing Yacht" by E. Dean
Located in London, GB
"Racing Yacht" by E. Dean 6th August 1935: Mr Andrea steers racing yacht 'Candida' along a heavily inclined wave during a race at the Cowes Regatta. Unframed Paper Size: 20" x 24''...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Model Boats" by Norman Smith
Located in London, GB
"Model Boats" by Norman Smith 20th June 1937: Three competitors for the 'Scrutton' Medals carrying their model sailing boats to the starting point at the Forest Gate Yachting Lake. ...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Spiral Staircase" by Fox Photos
Located in London, GB
"Spiral Staircase" by Fox Photos May 1937: The spiral staircase at St Paul's Cathedral, London. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images) Unframed Paper Size: 24" x 20'' (inches) Printed...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Canine Caddie" by Fox Photos
Located in London, GB
"Canine Caddie" by Fox Photos 21st November 1931: Vera White at Surbiton golf club with her dog 'Barney' who acts as her caddie. Unframed Paper Size: 20" x 24'' (inches) Printed 20...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Shooting Party" by Reg Speller
Located in London, GB
"Shooting Party" by Reg Speller 10th October 1936: A woman takes aim with her shotgun during a shooting party at Borthwicks Farm, Hatfield, Hertfordshire. The group are perfectly fr...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Fair Fun" by Kurt Hutton
Located in London, GB
"Fair Fun" by Kurt Hutton Two young women enjoying themselves on the 'Caterpillar' ride at Southend Fair, Essex, October 1938. Original Publication: Picture Post - 409 -October Mont...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Sun Beams Into Grand Central Station" by Hal Morey
Located in London, GB
"Sun Beams Into Grand Central Station" by Hal Morey Beams of sunlight streaming through the windows at Grand Central Station, New York City, circa 1930. Unframed Paper Size: 40" x ...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Cotton Club Marquee In NY" by George Karger
Located in London, GB
"Cotton Club Marquee In NY" by George Karger Taxis line up out side of the Cotton Club at Broadway and 48th Street circa 1938 in New York City, New York. Unframed Paper Size: 40" x...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Animal Friends" by Fox Photos
Located in London, GB
"Animal Friends" by Fox Photos 15th July 1931: Two women in bathing suits share a snack with a couple of sea lions during a display in Paris. Unframed Paper Size: 30" x 40'' (inche...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"1st Class Travel" by Fox Photos
Located in London, GB
"1st Class Travel" by Fox Photos September 1934: Mrs C Wylds behind the wheel with her pet pig at Terling in Essex. Unframed Paper Size: 16" x 20'' (inches) Printed 2022 Silver Ge...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Swan In A Car" by Fox Photos
Located in London, GB
"Swan In A Car" by Fox Photos 6th April 1936: A tame swan named Leila is given a lift in the back of a car. Unframed Paper Size: 30" x 40'' (inches) Printed 2022 Silver Gelatin Fi...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Hungry Elephant" by Fox Photos
Located in London, GB
"Hungry Elephant" by Fox Photos An elephant named Mae West accepts an apple from a passing tram driver while taking her morning exercise along Gray's Inn Road, London, 16th December...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Stirrup Cup" by J. Gaiger
Located in London, GB
"Stirrup Cup" by J. Gaiger 28th February 1931: At Cowdray park, Midhurst, Sussex handing round a 'stirrup cup' at a hunt meet during 'coming of age' festivities for Lord Cowdray's h...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Mauretania" by Topical Press Agency
Located in London, GB
"Mauretania" by Topical Press Agency The Cunard superliner Mauretania being refitted in the dry dock at Southampton. Unframed Paper Size: 60"x 40'' (inches) Printed 2022 Silver Ge...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Prince Alexander Of Yugoslavia At Eto" by Keystone-France
Located in London, GB
"Prince Alexander Of Yugoslavia At Eton College 1937" by Keystone-France UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 23: Prince Alexander Of Yugoslavia (2Nd From Left), The Son Of Regent Prince Paul...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Chorus Formation" by Sasha
Located in London, GB
"Chorus Formation" by Sasha 14th February 1933: The Albertina Rasch chorus girls who are appearing in 'Wild Violets'. Unframed Paper Size: 24" x 20'' (inches) Printed 2022 Silver ...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Bluebird Press Photos" by Central Press
Located in London, GB
"Bluebird Press Photos" by Central Press 9th January 1935: Cameramen filming British racing driver Malcolm Campbell as he poses with a new Bluebird which he will use in an attempt t...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Tennis Leap" by Douglas Miller
Located in London, GB
"Tennis Leap" by Douglas Miller 22nd August 1932: Three young competitors leaping over the boundary between two tennis courts at the Essex Junior Championships at Westcliff-on-Sea. ...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Penguins Decoration" by Fox Photos
Located in London, GB
"Penguins Decoration" by Fox Photos 4th May 1936: Three king penguins march past workmen painting their area at London Zoo and take no notice of them. Unframed Paper Size: 16" x 20...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Marquees Venues" by Michael Ochs
Located in London, GB
"Marquees Venues" by Michael Ochs Archives Marquees Venues (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives). Unframed Paper Size: 12" x 16'' (inches) Printed 2022 Silver Gelatin Fibre Print
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Dukeries District" by Topical Press Agency
Located in London, GB
"Dukeries District" by Topical Press Agency A German Opel racer leaving Welbeck Abbey, the seat of the dukes of Portland in Nottinghamshire, during the Prince Henry Cup Tour. Unfra...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Table Tennis Stars" by John Kobal Foundation
Located in London, GB
"Table Tennis Stars" by John Kobal Foundation American actors and friends Henry Fonda (1905 - 1982, left) and James Stewart (1908 - 1997) play a game of table tennis, 1937. Unfram...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Gerde's Folk City" by John Kobal Foundation
Located in London, GB
"Gerde's Folk City" by John Kobal Foundation Gerde's Folk City. Unframed Paper Size: 20" x 24'' (inches) Printed 2022 Silver Gelatin Fibre Print
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Clark's Great Escape" by John Kobal Foundation
Located in London, GB
"Clark's Great Escape" by John Kobal Foundation 17th October 1933: American actor Clark Gable (1901 - 1960) sitting in front of his car planning his journey with a map in front of h...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

"Flooded Road" by J. A. Hampton
Located in London, GB
"Flooded Road" by J. A. Hampton A pedestrian attempts to leap across a flooded road near Hyde Park in London, 3rd August 1939. Unframed Paper Size: 40"x 30'' (inches) Printed 2022 ...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White

Bette Davis Eyes (1932) Silver Gelatin Fibre Print - Oversized
Located in London, GB
Bette Davis Eyes (1932) Silver Gelatin Fibre Print - Oversized (photo by Pictorial Press / Alamy Archives) 1932, Portrait of actress Bette Davis. Additional Information: Unfram...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin, Black and White

Bette Davis (1935) Silver Gelatin Fibre Print - Oversized
Located in London, GB
Bette Davis Eyes (1932) Silver Gelatin Fibre Print - Oversized (photo by Pictorial Press / Alamy Archives) 1935, Portrait of actress Bette Davis circa. Additional Information: ...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin, Black and White

Peek-A-Boo Beatles (1965) - Silver Gelatin Print
Located in London, GB
Peek-A-Boo Beatles (1937) - Silver Gelatin Print (Photo by R. McPhedran/Express/Getty Images) 14th June 1965: The British rock group The Beatles stand in a window at Twickenham Fil...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White, Silver Gelatin

Cary Grant And Grace Kelly In To Catch A theift(1932) Silver Gelatin Fibre Print
Located in London, GB
Cary Grant And Grace Kelly In To Catch A thief (1932) Silver Gelatin Fibre Print (Photo by Paramount/Getty Images Archive London England). Cary Grant and Grace Kelly publicity por...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White, Silver Gelatin

Embrace, Coney Island
Located in Dallas, TX
Embrace, Coney Island, 1939 Gelatin silver print, 11 x 14 in. Signed by Morris Engel
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

Notes 1939
Located in Greenwich, CT
Great example of Gyorgy Kepes much admired 'language of vision' body of works. Signed, dated and numbered.excellent condition
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

Sun Beams Into Grand Central Station (1930) - Silver Gelatin Fibre Print
Located in London, GB
Sun Beams Into Grand Central Station (1930) - Silver Gelatin Fibre Print (Photo by Hal Morey/Getty Images) Beams of sunlight streaming through the windows at Grand Central Station,...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White, Silver Gelatin

Mary Pickford Standing by a Mirrored Dresser - B&W Photo
Located in Soquel, CA
Lovely original 1921 sepia toned photograph of silent film actress Mary Pickford (Canadian-American, 1892-1979) standing in front of a mirrored dresser. the 14" x 11" photographs fro...
Category

Photorealist 1930s Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Fulton Street Fish Market, New York City, circa 1930
Located in New York, NY
Ca. 1930 Gravure print from The Limited Editions Club edition of The Bottom of the Harbor, Joe Mitchell Image: 5 x 6 inches Unsigned
Category

Other Art Style 1930s Photography

Materials

Photogravure, Silver Gelatin

Art Forms in Nature 5
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Never formally trained in photography, Blossfeldt made many of his photographs with a camera that he altered to photograph plant surfaces with unprecedented magnification. His pictur...
Category

Naturalistic 1930s Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment

'Commissionaire’s Dog' Limited Edition Silver Gelatin Print
Located in London, GB
'Commissionaire’s Dog' Kurt Hutton, 1938 A hotel commissionaire talking to a small dachshund dog in Piccadilly Circus, London, 1938. A beautiful image of a commissionaire dressed ...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White, Silver Gelatin

V&A Museum London 'Astaire And Luce' by Houston Rogers
Located in London, GB
'Astaire And Luce' by Houston Rogers (1901-70) Fred Astaire (1899-1987) and Claire Luce (1903-89) in ‘The Gay Divorce’, 1932. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London Paper size 24 x 20...
Category

1930s Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

V&A Museum London 'Markova' by Gordon Anthony
Located in London, GB
'Markova' by Gordon Anthony (1902-89) Alicia Markova (1910-2004) in the Markova-Dolin Ballet production of ‘La Bien Aimée’. King’s Theatre, London, England, 1935. © Gordon Anthony/Vi...
Category

1930s Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

Joan Crawford - Silver Gelatin Fibre Print
Located in London, GB
Joan Crawford - Silver Gelatin Fibre Print - Oversized (Photo by Pictorial Press / Alamy Archives) Joan Crawford (1905-1977) US film actress. Additional Information: Unframed Pa...
Category

Modern 1930s Photography

Materials

Black and White, Silver Gelatin

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