Tag Archives: Photo

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1936 Oscar statuette, $50,000, Grant Zahajko

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1936 Oscar statuette, $50,000, Grant Zahajko

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The 1936 Oscar statuette awarded to art director Richard Day for his work on the 1935 film The Dark Angel sold for $50,000 at an auction held October 10th by Grant Zahajko Auctions in Davenport, Wash. Also, an authenticated autographed photo of Babe Ruth […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Nirvana signed photo, $14,323, RR Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Nirvana signed photo, $14,323, RR Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An oversized color glossy photo of the grunge rock group Nirvana, signed by the late frontman Kurt Cobain, bassist Krist Novoselic and drummer Dave Grohl, sold for $14,323 in an online auction held May 10-18 by RR Auction (www.rrauction.com). Also, a copy of the […]

Starry-Eyed: Collectible Movie Star Ads

Starry-Eyed: Collectible Movie Star Ads

Story & Photos by Donald-Brian Johnson Editor’s Note: During the infancy of Hollywood Glamour photography, the studios wanted their audience to believe that their stars were born. But in reality, they were “made” – molded, refined, packaged – by the studios that held their contract. Creating a star’s image involved producers, directors, make-up men, and […]

Collectible Photographers

Collectible Photographers

Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946) “In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” Alfred Stieglitz was the oldest of six children born to a part-Jewish German family that had emigrated to the U.S. in 1849. The civil war had come to an end when he was born in Hoboken, New […]

32nd Annual Antique Photo & Postcard Shows Collaborates with Quinn’s Auction Galleries

ARLINGTON, VA… A second consecutive year collaboration was announced today between the 32nd Annual Spring D.C. Antique Photo and Postcards Show held annually at the Holiday Inn Rosslyn, 1900 N. Ft. Myer Dr., Arlington, VA, and Waverly Rare Books, a division of Quinn’s Auction Galleries, 360 S. Washington St., Falls Church, VA. The announcement was […]