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A treasure trove of news photographs from the archives of William Randolph Hearst's first newspaper, The San Francisco Examiner. There are over 10,000 news service, wire and Examiner staff photos in this mind-boggling collection, with many dating from the 20's, 30's and 40's. At a glance one will find: promotional photographs of starlets from Hollywood's golden age; UCLA's well rounded athlete turned actor from the 50's, Paul Cameron; the Indonesian island of Java in the 1930's; Thor Heyerdahl's Kon Tiki voyage in the 60's; beautiful brides from the 1930's; Princess Juliana of the Netherlands from the 30's to the 60's; mass graves from Boznia-Herzegovina during the 1990's; classic sports images with tennis, track & field, football and more; Beautiful photos of actress Fay Bainter from the 20's and beyond including a stunning example of in painting that has transformed a fine portrait onto a work of art. Sizes run the gamut but average 7 x 9". Condition ranges from VG to MT. There are literally thousands and thousands more, endlessly fascinating and high quality images to discover here. Enjoy!
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Summer/August 2006 Catalog
November 2007 Catalog