Bloomsbury Photographs Auction – London, Thursday May 21st

Bloomsbury Auctions London will be selling nineteenth and twentieth century fine art photographs on Thursday, May 21st at 2pm.

Eleven out of 269 lots feature works of the African diaspora. Among the lots are photographs of jazz greats Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington; dancer, Berto Pasuka of Ballet Negre (by Angus McBean); and photographs by Malick Sidibe, Colin Jones, and Charlie Phillips. There are also several images, produced by George Rodger, of the Korongo and Kordofan tribe in Sudan [Lots # 144-146].

Angus McBean (1904-1990)  Berto Pasuka, dancer, 1947.  Three vintage silver bromide print.
Angus McBean (1904-1990) Berto Pasuka, dancer, 1947. Three vintage silver bromide prints.
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