Auction 031321 The Pamela Rankin-Smith Photograph Collection
Mar 13, 2021
 1412 NY-213 High Falls, NY 12404
A Newly Discovered Signed Photograph Collection of 20th Century Celebrity Figures is being presented at Scott Daniel's Auction on March 13th, 2021
Pamela Rankin-Smith ( -2013), American Photographer. Member Friend of Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Photographic Adminstrs., Inc., Actors Equity Association, American Society Media Photographers Ikebana International, Municipal Art Society, National Arts Club, Camera Club New York, Circle of Confusion, Society Scribes.

The collection is from a family member of the late photographer. The photographer was published. One of the books featured iconic figures from the 1960s through the 1980s. The photos are of noted artists such as LeRoy Neiman, political figures including Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi, Jimmy Carter. Fashion icons like Oleg Cassini. Science legends such as Jacques-Yves Cousteau. Actors including Yul Brynner, Elizabeth Taylor.
Each and every one is signed by the subject being photographed!

​Just some of the 150 plus celebrity original photographs:
Andy Warhol - Jackie Kennedy - Jacques-Yves Cousteau - Elizabeth Taylor - Sidney Poitier - Al Pacino - Indira Gandhi - Luciano Pavarotti - Tennessee Williams - Ansel Adams - Liv Ullmann - Jimmy Carter - Benjamin Spock - Barbara Walters - Kurt Vonnegut - Roy Lichtenstein - Yul Brynner - Liberace - Isaac Asimov - Barbara Jordan - Oleg Cassini - Betty Friedan - Mikhail Baryshnikov

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LOT 2:

Photo by Pamela Rankin - Smith
Sidney Poitier: Signed Photo Portrait

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Sold for: $75
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$ 10
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Sidney Poitier: Signed Photo Portrait

B/W photo of Sidney Poitier by P.Rankin- Smith mounted on board and signed on the margin by Sidney Poitier. The signature is authentic with provenance.

Image size : 9.5 x 8 inches. Mount size: 11 x14 inches. Minor bend to upper left corner noted. Please refer to images for the best determination of the condition. 

Actor, Diplomat, Activist: Sidney Poitier KBE is a Bahamian-American actor, film director, and ambassador. In 1964, Poitier won the Academy Award for Best Actor becoming the first black male and Afro-Bahamian actor to win that award. He is the oldest living and earliest surviving Best Actor Academy Award winner. Wikipedia

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