African Americana Photographs at Swann Galleries

Swann Galleries Auction is holding their annual Printed and Manuscript African Americana auction sale on Thursday, February 26th at 10:30am and 2:30pm. Some noted photographic images are “The Scourged Back,” carte-de-visite photograph of Private Gordon ($4,000-6,000), Radical members of the South Carolina legislature (est. $1,200-1,800), and portrait photography of W.E.B. DuBois by Carl Van Vechten ($1,000-1,500).

W.E.B. DuBois - African American history scholar and intellectual
W.E.B. DuBois - African American history scholar and intellectual
Radical members of the South Carolina legislature
Radical members of the South Carolina legislature
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"The Scourged Back"
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One thought on “African Americana Photographs at Swann Galleries

  1. Mike March 24, 2009 / 6:52 pm

    Very interesting historical images. Were these works produced by black photographers? others?

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