Significant attic find of the skylight photography studio of James Ellery Hale.  Mr. Hale was a photographer in Geneva, NY 1892-1920 and his studio was sealed away in the attic / studio for over 100 years. He took photos of Susan B. Anthony and other NY Women Suffragists of that era including Elizabeth “Libby” Smith Miller, Anne Fitzhugh Miller, etc. The collection includes Hand Painted Backdrops, Background Scenery, Hundreds of Photographs including some framed, New Old Stock Frames, Mr. Hale’s 2 Cameras, plus much  more!!

You can view many publications written including The Smithsonian Magazine, CNN, Etc.. about this find, as well as photos, and audio on the Facebook page:
J.E. HALE / SUSAN B. ANTHONY COLLECTION.

***Catalog purchase is required to reserve a seat.***
Catalogs will be available for purchase in the coming weeks.

The auction will be online and live in our studio in Canandaigua, NY

 

Accomodations:

The Lake House On Canandaigua
Chalet Of Canandaigua Bed & Breakfast
Bed & Breakfast at Oliver Phelps
The Bella Ella Bed & Breakfast
Holiday Inn Express Canandaigua
1840 Inn on the Main Bed and Breakfast
Super 8 By Wyndham Canandaigua
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Canandaigua
Budget Inn Farmington
Comfort Inn & Suites Farmington/Victor

 

Attractions:

Susan B. Anthony House
George Eastman House
Sonnenberg Gardens
Corning Museum of Glass
Ganondagan State Historic Site
Memorial Art Gallery
Museum of Play at The Strong
Rochester Museum and Science Center
Genesee Country Village & Museum
The Rockwell Museum

 

ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLE BOOK AND EPHEMERA ONLINE AUCTION

September 10, 2021 6:00 PM EST


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