We have been collectors and dealers of antique photographic images for over 40 years. We offer a broad range of original images that have intrinsic historical and/or aesthetic interest to collectors and institutions.
We also maintain significant collections of photographic material in specialty areas that are available for licensed usage in books, videos, etc. Areas of specialty include New York City; Ballooning and Airships; Hudson Valley Region of New York State; Walt Whitman; African American; Gymnastic Weight Training and Indian Clubs; Tight-Rope Ascensions; Photographica; Human Oddities; & General Americana.
The above listing is not exhaustive and we invite inquiries regarding your interests.
Here are some of the projects we have participated in:
Brooklyn Public Library, Main Branch, Grand Army Plaza, Enshrined Memories: Brooklyn and the Civil War, 2007.
Ric Burns, Steeplechase Films, Inc. New York: A Documentary Film, 1999.
Ric Burns and James Sanders, with Lisa Ades. New York An Illustrated History. NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.
Scott Christianson. Notorious Prisons: An Inside Look at the World’s Most Feared Institutions. London: PRC Publishing, 2004.
Green Umbrella LLC. American Experience: Atlantic Cable, 2004.
The Historic Chapel at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn NY. Honoring Their Sacrifice, 2011.
Harold Holzer, ed. Lincoln and New York. New York Historical Society, 2011.
Marvin Mondlin & Roy Meador. Book Row: An Anecdotal and Pictorial History of the Antiquarian Book Trade. NY: Carroll & Graf, 2004.
Pamplin Historical Park, Petersburg, Va. Beyond Brady: Photography in the Civil War Era, exhibition Oct. 2008 through 2009.
Jeffrey I. Richman. Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery: New York’s Buried Treasure. Brooklyn, NY: Green-Wood Cemetery, 1998.
Jeffrey I. Richman. Final Camping Ground: Civil War Veterans at Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery, in their own Words. Brooklyn, NY: Green-Wood Cemetery, 2007.
Ed Folsom, ed. Walt Whitman Quarterly Review. Volume Twenty-nine, Number One, Summer 2011. The University of Iowa. A Previously Unknown Whitman Photograph.
Wide-Eyed Entertainment. Civil Warriors, 2011.
Bob Zeller. The Blue and Gray in Black and White: A History of Civil War Photography. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2005.
Bob Zeller and John J. Richter. Lincoln in 3-D. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2010.
WGBH, Boston. American Experience, Ulysses S. Grant, 2001.
Miramax Prouctions. The Gangs of New York, 2002.
Ric Burns, Steeplechase Films, Inc. American Experience, Death and the Civil War, 2012.
Ross J. Kelbaugh. Maryland’s Civil War Photographs: The Sesquicentennial Collection, Baltimore, Maryland: Maryland Historical Society, 2012.
The Biscuit Factory. Civil War 360. The Smithsonian Channel, 2013.
Geoff Dibb. Oscar Wilde: A Vagabond with a Mission. The Story of Oscar Wilde’s Lecture Tours of Britain and Ireland, London: The Oscar Wilde Society, 2013.
Samuel Negus, “Conduct unbecoming of an officer”: Fraudulent enlistment practices at U.S. Navy recruitment rendezvous during the American Civil War. Appeared in The Northern Mariner, Vol. XXII, No. 1 (January, 2012), pgs. 27-52.
David Eckroth. Colonel Stanley and Lt. Col. Custer’s Expedition on the Yellowstone 1873. A project of the Frontier Heritage Alliance for the American Battlefield Protection Program, April, 2013.
Shades of the Departed, The Toys Issue, p. 8, December, 2013.
Michael Martin. The Wreck of the U.S. Transport North America. Amery, Wisconsin: Bayonet Books, 2013.
Joanna Ebenstein and Colin Dickey, eds. The Morbid Anatomy Anthology. Brooklyn, NY: Morbid Anatomy Press, 2014.
The True North in 3D-Canadian Stereoscopic Art and Photos.
Visualizing 19th Century New York, Digital Publication. Prosperous Partnership: Edward and Henry Anthony’s Production of “Instantaneous Views,” by Virginia Spofford, September, 2014.
Prof. Peter Wutz. Daguerres große Entdeckung [Daguerre’s great discovery]. Early unique photography in the collection of Maria Wallpott, 2014 (Written in German). A superbly researched, carefully designed, informational, educational and picture book about one of the finest methods which photography has ever produced. (http://www.saarland.de/109665.htm)
Lisa R. Lindell. “All calls promptly attended to, day and night:” Women Doctors in Southern Dakota Territory. South Dakota History. Vol. 45, No. 1. Spring 2015.
Robert Lansdale. A Second Look. The story of the finding of the only known stereoview by Carlo Gentile in existence. Photographic Canadiana, Volume 41, Number 4. Feb.-Mar.-Apr. 2016.
The New York Times, Feb. 18, 2016. Remembering a Vile Civil War Act, on Fifth Avenue, by David W. Dunlap.
We have been featured in the following publications:
Ulster Publishing Almanac, Sept. 8, 2011: Seeing Double.
Hudson Valley Magazine, April, 2013 Issue: Double Vision.
We exhibit at several photographic shows each year.