|Andrew J. Russell, United States Military Rail Road Photographic Album, 107 albumen prints, 1863-64.|
|Edwin Hale Lincoln, Wild Flowers of New England Photographed From Nature, one of only perhaps 50 copies, Massachusetts, 1910-14.|
Contemporary art also did well. Aaron Siskind's portfolio Viterbo Broom
, containing 18 abstract photographs, sold for $48,000. It was the portfolio's first time at auction.
|Aaron Siskind, Viterbo Broom, portfolio containing 18 photographs, 1967.|
The top lot among individual photographs was a striking Peter Beard photograph. Fayel Tall / El Molo Bay, Lake Rudolf
, a mixed media silver print with applied blood and feather in Beard's signature style, attracted several bidders and brought $36,000.
|Peter Beard, Fayel Tall / El Molo Bay, Lake Rudolf, 1987, printed 1997.|
Labels: Aaron Siskind, Andrew J. Russell, Daile Kaplan, Edwin Hale Lincoln, Peter Beard, Photobooks and Photographs