Tag Archives: NYC

Feb 21 2019 Auction in the Big Apple

Toronto. Swann Auction Galleries in NYC will be holding their latest Photographs: Art & Visual Culture auction on February 21, 2019 at 1:30 pm. The items can be viewed in person or online. Click the Photographs: link above to see … Continue reading

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Nina Leen, Photographer – Erin Levitsky

Toronto. PHSC, Wed, Feb 20 2019 at 7:30 pm In the BURGUNDY ROOM of Memorial Hall Nina Leen: Snake Charmer with a Camera – Erin Levitsky Our speaker for February is Erin Levitsky. She holds an MA in Photographic Preservation … Continue reading

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Swann Auction of Posters, Books, Graphics

Toronto. Nick Lowry at Swann Auction Galleries in the big apple sent me a note Friday saying Swann is hosting a poster auction on February 7th, 2019. The advertising editorial material says, “Our winter sale features tantalizing, rare Art Nouveau … Continue reading

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through the glass darkly

Toronto. As a kid I often saw ads for a Kalart after market rangefinder. This little gadget was bolted on the side of a Speed Graphic.  I never thought of Kalart as a camera maker. At our Show and Tell … Continue reading

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Canadian Pacific spans the world

Toronto. Our friends at Swann Auction Galleries in the Big Apple are doing another great travel poster auction. This is a great chance to augment your photgraphica collection with some great poster art! The example I show here is a … Continue reading

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Swann Galleries Photo Auction

Toronto. Now the NAFTA heat and rhetoric have lessened, maybe it’s time to visit the Big Apple again. Our friends at Swann Galleries are conducting their periodic photograph auction beginning Thursday, October  18, 2018 at 1:00 pm. Have a look-see … Continue reading

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Daguerreian Society Seminar Tours in NYC start Sep 13th

Toronto.  The Daguerreian Society is excited to share information about the tours that have been arranged for their 30th Symposium in New York City. Please note that tours are booked on a first-come basis. Given limited availability, each individual is initially … Continue reading

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high and mighty

Toronto. This photo of the big apple reminds me of PHSC member, the late Boris Spremo in his heyday a top the CN tower to shoot Toronto. In 1952, the RCA TV tower was the world’s highest TV antenna high … Continue reading

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Weegee in comics

Toronto. Arthur Fellig was a cigar smoking, messy, rumpled NYC night crime scene  photographer in the 1930s and 40s. He was the subject of many articles as a Speed Graphic camera toting shameless self promotor. Now he has been immortalized … Continue reading

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NY Photo Fair this Sat and Sun

Toronto. Heading for the big apple this weekend? Drop by the New York Photography Fair sponsored by our friends at the Daguerreian Society. In fact if you are there Friday,  take in the AIPAD shadow fair at the same locale … Continue reading

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