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Period: 1940s
The Man With the Golden Arm, 1949, Nelson Algren as the Dealer, Silver Gelatin
Located in Chicago, IL
In the novel "The Man with the Golden Arm" by Nelson Algren, the main character is a card shark. Here Art has taken a twist on that title by showing Algren as the dealer in one of A...
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Contemporary 1940s Photography

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Silver Leaf

Vivien Leigh
Located in Chatsworth, CA
This piece is an original vintage photograph by Laszlo Willinger taken circa 1940. It depicts "Old Hollywood" actress, Vivien Leigh. This piece is hand signed by the photographer. Th...
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Other Art Style 1940s Photography

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Photographic Paper

Vintage Black and White Photo, F718 Pueblo of Taos NM
Located in Agoura Hills, CA
Vintage photograph from the 1940s. Signed and title written by the photographer. Mounted on 14 x 11 matboard.
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1940s Photography

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Photographic Paper

Weegee "Distortion: Stripes"
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Innovative, provocative, inimitable - these are just a few of the words to describe America's boldest photographer. Arthur Fellig, better known as Weegee (1899-1968) was a ground-b...
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American Modern 1940s Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Dance Marathon
Located in Brooklyn, NY
From a vintage photograph c.1940 This image can be printed to any custom size.
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Naturalistic 1940s Photography

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Archival Pigment

Fashion in Color - American Vogue Cover, 15 May 1941
Located in Miami Beach, FL
Fashion in Colour - American Vogue Cover, 15 May 1941 by Horst P. Horst Archival Pigment Print Image size: 65.7 in. H x 50 in. W Sheet size: 76 in. H x 59.4 in. W, Edition 10/10 Un...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Color, Archival Pigment

NON-FICTION
Located in Portland, ME
Gwathmey, Robert. NON-FICTION. Color screenprint, 1941 (Williams, 5). Signed "Gwathmey" in ink within the image, lower left. Edition size not known. 16 7/8 x 13 1/2 inches, 427 x 34...
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1940s Photography

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Screen

Stockings (1946) - Silver Gelatin Fibre Print
Located in London, GB
Stockings (1946) - Silver Gelatin Fibre Print (Photo by Kurt Hutton/Picture Post/Getty Images) 1946: Three pairs of stockinged legs. Original Publication: Picture Post. Additional...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Silver Gelatin, Black and White

Slim Aarons Estate Print - Lucky For Some 1949
Located in London, GB
Slim Aarons Estate Print - Lucky For Some 1949: Sicilian-born gangster Charles ‘Lucky’ Luciano (1897 – 1962) walking down a street in his native Sicily, followed by local children m...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White, Silver Gelatin

Children Playing Marbles, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Located in Dallas, TX
Signed, titled, and dated in pencil on print verso. Jack Delano, born Jacob Ovcharov, moved from his native Russian to New York in 1923, at the age of 9. He went on to study illustr...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Fashion in Color - American Vogue Cover, 15 May
Located in Miami Beach, FL
Fashion in Colour - American Vogue Cover, 15 May 1941 by Horst P. Horst Archival Pigment Print Image size: 53.1 in. H x 40.6 in. W Sheet size: 63.4 in. H x 50 in. W Edition 7/10 Un...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Color, Archival Pigment

Rodeo (Cowgirl)
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 60 Signed and numbered in pencil on print verso. Harold “Doc” Edgerton was born in 1903, in Fremont, Nebraska. During his summers as a teenager, he worked in his uncle’s ...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Log on Beach
Located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
Original silver gelatin print signed on front of mount by the artist. Artist's label and stamp on back. Printed circa 1948. Currently matted archivally to 16 x 20 inches which will b...
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1940s Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Trailer - Camp Children, Richmond, California
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Ansel Adams (United States, b. 1902-1984) Trailer - Camp Children, Richmond, California, c. 1944, printed 1977 Signed in pencil on mount recto; Titled & dated in ink with artist's co...
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1940s Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Marbles Championship, Central Park, New York (children playing)
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A group of boys competing in a marble championship in Central Park, New York City, 1947 Slim Aarons Marbles Championship Lambda Print 4 sizes available Slim Aarons Estate Edition 4...
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Realist 1940s Photography

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Lambda

Kelp, Point Lobos, 1940 (China Cove, Point Lobos, 1940)
Located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
Titled with artist's reference number and signed in pencil by Cole Weston with Edward Weston's facsimile signature on back of mount. Printed by Cole Weston from the original negative...
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1940s Photography

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Silver Gelatin

French poet, artist, and filmmaker Jean Cocteau with actress Ricki Soma
Located in New York, NY
French poet, artist, and filmmaker Jean Cocteau with actress Ricki Soma and dancer Leo Coleman New York City, 1949/printed later Estate stamp in black ink, verso Archival pigment p...
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Contemporary 1940s Photography

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Archival Pigment

Chicago 48
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Aaron Siskind (1903-1992) started his career as a documentary photographer and a member of the Photo League. He and his colleagues were interested in photography as a tool to rec...
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1940s Photography

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Silver Gelatin

"Race Order" by Bert Hardy
Located in London, GB
"Race Order" by Bert Hardy Maserati racing cars in the pit during a road race at at St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands, May 1947. Original publication: Picture Post - 4364 - Road Ra...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

"Heavyweight" by Felix Man
Located in London, GB
"Heavyweight" by Felix Man Eighteen-year-old animal trainer Zabuna lying under one of her performing elephants. This stunt forms part of her act for the Chessington Circus, currentl...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

Fluid Patterns
Located in Dallas, TX
Signed, dated and numbered. Portfolio "Twelve Photographs", No. 13 György Kepes was a Hungarian artist born in 1906. He studied painting at Budapest’s Academy of Fine Arts. In 1937,...
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Bauhaus 1940s Photography

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Silver Gelatin

"Martin And Sinatra" by J Wilds
Located in London, GB
"Martin And Sinatra" by J Wilds American singers and actors Dean Martin (1917 - 1995) (centre) and Frank Sinatra (right) arriving at London airport, their friend and famed Beverly H...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

"Dominion Monarch" by Harry Todd
Located in London, GB
"Dominion Monarch" by Harry Todd The 26,263 ton Shaw Savill liner Dominion Monarch dwarfs the surrounding houses in Saville Road from her dry dock at the King George V docks in Lond...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

"Fill Her Up" by Bert Hardy
Located in London, GB
"Fill Her Up" by Bert Hardy 24th May 1947: Pit staff filling up Louis Chiron's (1899 - 1979) Maserati. Original Publication: Picture Post - 4364 - Road Racing In Jersey - pub. 1947 ...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

"Gorbals Boys" by Bert Hardy
Located in London, GB
"Gorbals Boys" by Bert Hardy Two boys in the Gorbals area of Glasgow. The Gorbals tenements were built quickly and cheaply in the 1840s, providing housing for Glasgow's burgeoning p...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

"Dinner Jazz" by Slim Aarons
Located in London, GB
"Dinner Jazz" by Slim Aarons 1949: American Jazz trumpeter and singer Louis Armstrong (1898 - 1971) enjoys a plate of spaghetti in Rome. Unframed Paper Size: 40" x 40'' (inches) Pr...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

"Backless Fashion" by Bill Brandt
Located in London, GB
"Backless Fashion" by Bill Brandt 5th November 1949: Paris's latest fashion items place the accent on necklines, using roses, frills, and feathers to emphasize necks and bosoms. Thi...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

"Standing Proud" by Herbert Mason
Located in London, GB
"Standing Proud" by Herbert Mason St Paul's cathedral standing above the surrounding burning buildings during the London blitz. Unframed Paper Size: 30" x 40'' (inches) Printed 202...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

"Italian Party" by Bert Hardy
Located in London, GB
"Italian Party" by Bert Hardy September 1949: A party given by the mayor of Positano for Mercy Haystead (right), an 18-year old London student, on holiday in Italy as an official gu...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

"Cafe De Flore, Paris In 19" by Keystone-France
Located in London, GB
"Cafe De Flore, Paris In 1948" by Keystone-France Cafe De Flore, Paris, France, 1948. Unframed Paper Size: 16" x 16'' (inches) Printed 2022 Silver Gelatin Fibre Print
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

"Elizabeth Taylor At Home" by Earl Theisen
By Earl Theisen
Located in London, GB
"Elizabeth Taylor At Home" by Earl Theisen LOS ANGELES - CIRCA 1947: Actress ElizabethTaylor helps at the dinner table at home circa 1947 in Los Angeles, California. Unframed Paper...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

"Ascari At Silverstone" by Express
Located in London, GB
"Ascari At Silverstone" by Express 25th August 1949: Italian motor racing driver Alberto Ascari (left) approaching Stowe Corner in a Ferrari during the Daily Express Motor Rally at ...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

"Juan Manuel Fangio" by Evening Standard
Located in London, GB
"Juan Manuel Fangio" by Evening Standard Argentinian racing driver Juan Manuel Fangio in a Ferrari at Silverstone racetrack. Unframed Paper Size: 30" x 40'' (inches) Printed 2022 ...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

"Sundial Hat" by Gerry Cranham
Located in London, GB
"Sundial Hat" by Gerry Cranham British dancer Rosemary Andree wearing a sunhat with a clock face design on a summer's day at the Roehampton Pool. Unframed Paper Size: 40"x 30'' (in...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

"Jazz Dancers" by Charles Hewitt
Located in London, GB
"Jazz Dancers" by Charles Hewitt A series of images showing British jazz trumpeter Humphrey Lyttelton playing while the wife of band member Mick Mulligan dances with a partner, 12th...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

"Jeannette Altwegg" by Chris Ware
Located in London, GB
"Jeannette Altwegg" by Chris Ware February 1948: British figure skater Jeannette Altwegg at the Winter Olympics in St Moritz, Switzerland, the winner of the bronze medal that year, ...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

"Taylor In London" by Keystone Features
Located in London, GB
"Taylor In London" by Keystone Features November 1948: The actress Elizabeth Taylor on Westminster Bridge in London. Unframed Paper Size: 16"x 12'' (inches) Printed 2022 Silver Ge...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

"Dangerous Perch" by Fox Photos
Located in London, GB
"Dangerous Perch" by Fox Photos Evacuee Barrie Peacop enjoys an ice cream as he sits on a mine washed up on the beach at Deal in Kent, 7th February 1940. Unframed Paper Size: 20"x ...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

"Rockefeller Center" by George Enell
Located in London, GB
"Rockefeller Center" by George Enell circa 1945: The Rockefeller Center in midtown Manhattan, New York City. Designed by Raymond Hood, it was completed in May 1933. Unframed Paper ...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

"Thames Divers" by H F Davis
Located in London, GB
"Thames Divers" by H F Davis Two divers jumping off the Embankment into the River Thames in London, near Westminster Bridge. Unframed Paper Size: 30" x 40'' (inches) Printed 2022 ...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

Vintage Black and White Photo, 0/11 Devils Tower NM Wyoming
Located in Agoura Hills, CA
Vintage photograph from the 1940s. Signed and title written by the photographer. Mounted on 14 x 11 matboard.
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1940s Photography

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Silver Gelatin, Photographic Paper

Saguaro Cactus, Sunrise, Arizona by Ansel Adams Vintage print
Located in London, GB
Saguaro Cactus, Sunrise, Arizona 1946 by Ansel Adams A cactus appears to tower over the rest of the landscape of Arizona. Unframed Matted Overall size : 12 x 16" inches / 31 x 41 c...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

Slim Aarons 'Jazz Scooter'
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Jazz Scooter 1949 (printed later) Silver gelatin print estate signature stamped edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity Lucille Brown takes control of the Vespa...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Silver Gelatin

25/10 View from Rockefeller-Center Building
Located in Agoura Hills, CA
Vintage photograph from the 1940s. Signed and title written by the photographer. Mounted on 14 x 11 matboard.
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1940s Photography

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Photographic Paper

New York (laughing women)
Located in New York, NY
11 x 13 7/8 inch gelatin silver print. Signed, titled, and dated on verso. Provenance - from the James Agee Family Collection Helen Levitt was a true master of the street, one whose ...
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1940s Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Untitled (Martha's Vineyard) 1947
Located in Miami, FL
Great Price! Vintage print. 1947 pencil signed and dated verso The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
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Abstract Expressionist 1940s Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Original Gordon Abbott Photograph Silver Gelatin Print Framed Museum
Located in Buffalo, NY
A stunning original Gordon Abbott photograph depicting Central American in the 1940's. Signed on the mat and reverse. Abbott was a twentieth century American photographer born in 1...
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1940s Photography

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Silver Gelatin

'Backstage At La Scala' 1948 Slim Aarons Limited Edition Estate Print- Oversize
Located in London, GB
'Backstage At La Scala' 1948 Slim Aarons Limited Edition Estate Print- Oversize A chorus girl reads a movie magazine in a dressing room at La Scala opera house, Milan, November 19...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White, Silver Gelatin

Spirit of St. Louis at the Circus
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Photo by H.A. Atwell. Taken in c1940s. This reproduction can be printed at any size.
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1940s Photography

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Archival Pigment

"High School Beach" - Venice Beach, California
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Photo by Max Yavno, taken 1949, printed c.1970s. Signed on recto. Vintage silver gelatin print
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1940s Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Eifeltower, Paris, 1955
Located in Nümbrecht, DE
Silver Gelatine Print by Erich Andres, 1955. Andres was born 1905 in Germany and passed away 1992. He started his career as a photographer in 1920. He was one of the first photograph...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Mushroom Watercolor - 1
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Watercolors by Frederic Porchet France, 1940 This image can be printed to any custom size.
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Naturalistic 1940s Photography

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Archival Pigment

Mission San Xavier del Bac, Tuscon, Arizona
Located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
Original vintage gelatin silver photograph printed circa 1944 by Ansel Adams. Signed in pencil lower right on the front of the mount. Very good vintage condition: some silvering top ...
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1940s Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Surreal Mid Century Female Nude Study by Bill Brandt Vintage print
Located in London, GB
Surreal Mid Century Female Nude Study, circa 1940 by Bill Brandt 1950's Vintage Surreal Woman England Photo Gravure Plate BILL BRANDT. This sheet fed photogravure print was origina...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Black and White

Rita Hayworth
Located in Chatsworth, CA
This piece is an original photograph shot by George Hurrell in 1941 and printed at a later date. This image depicts Rita Hayworth, an American actress and dancer. She achieved fame d...
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Modern 1940s Photography

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Photographic Paper

Honeymoon Couple
Located in London, GB
Honeymoon couple Hilda and George Mulholland travel to the top of the Jungfrau mountain in Switzerland by cable-car, 1948 (Photo Bert Hardy) A beautiful Limited Edition (ed size ...
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1940s Photography

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Silver Gelatin

[Sammy Fuchs and Ethel, queen of the Bowery, Sammy’s on the Bowery, New York]
Located in New York, NY
[Sammy Fuchs and Ethel, queen of the Bowery, Sammy’s on the Bowery, New York] c. 1943/printed later Estate stamp in black ink, verso Archival pigment print 6 x 6 inches (15.24 x 1...
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1940s Photography

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Archival Pigment

V&A Museum London 'HRH Princess Elizabeth' by Cecil Beaton
Located in London, GB
'HRH Princess Elizabeth' by Cecil Beaton (1904-80) Princess Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth II, in a Norman Hartnell gown, Buckingham Palace, England, 1945. © Victoria and Albert Mu...
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1940s Photography

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Silver Gelatin

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