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MacKaye, Percy (1875-1956) An Archive Containing Assorted Photographs and Other Related Material.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
61
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

MacKaye, Percy (1875-1956) An Archive Containing Assorted Photographs and Other Related Material.
Including fifteen photographs by Arnold Genthe (1869-1942), mostly of MacKaye and his family, many signed; five photographs of MacKaye and his wife, Marion Homer Morse MacKaye, by Doris Ulmann (1882-1934), matted and signed on the mat by Ulmann; one photograph of MacKaye by Pirie MacDonald (1867-1942) signed by MacKaye; a group of approximately twenty-five photographs illustrating the early days of the Penland School, in North Carolina, c. 1935, including the raising of log buildings, weaving, pottery, spinning, and jewelry instruction with Clyde P. Miller, and some images of Penland founder Lucy Calista Morgan (1889-1981); a small archive of material related to early film and stage actress Maud Hosford, including a signed letter, carte-de-visites, and other paper; and other material related to MacKaye, including other portraits, early 20th century photography, and ephemera related to some of his plays.

From the collection of Percy MacKaye (1875-1956), by descent to Marion MacKaye Ober.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Percy MacKaye, Doris Ulmann, Penland School, Arnold Genthe, Marion Homer Morse, film and stage actress, Clyde P. Miller, Lucy Calista Morgan, Maud Hosford, Marion MacKaye

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