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    Sale 7434

    Photographs

    13 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 59

    ARNOLD GENTHE (1869-1942)

    A Mixed Crowd, Old Chinatown, San Fransisco, 1895-1906

    Price Realised  

    ARNOLD GENTHE (1869-1942)
    A Mixed Crowd, Old Chinatown, San Fransisco, 1895-1906
    gelatin silver print
    signed and titled in pencil on mount
    12¾ x 10 1/8in. (32.3 x 25.6cm.)


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    Provenance

    With Prakapas Gallery, New York;
    acquired by present owner, c.1982.


    Literature

    Tchen, Genthe's Photographs of San Francisco's Old Chinatown, Dover, 1984, p.110, pl.110, for an uncropped variant, there titled 'A Corner Crowd'.