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A List of Auction Houses and Appraisers That Specialize in Photography

The appraisers listed below have agreed to allow the Library to include their names on this list. Before hiring an appraiser, you may wish to inquire about their qualifications and fees. The Library does not endorse or guarantee their work in any way. (NOTE: Addresses of relevant Internet sites have been given, when appropriate. The Library of Congress does not maintain these sites. Users should direct concerns about these Web sites to their respective site administrators or Webmasters.)

Auction Houses

Judith Eurich, Director
Bonhams & Butterfields
220 San Bruno Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94103

Joshua Holdeman, International Director, Photographs
20 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10020
(212) 636-2330

Joseph Kraeutler, Head of Photographs
Phillips de Pury & Company
450 West 15th Street
New York, NY 10011

Denise Bethel, Senior Vice-President and Director, Photographs
1334 York Avenue at 72nd Street
New York, NY 10021
(212) 894-1149

Daile Kaplan, Vice-President, Director of Photographs
Swann Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY 10010
(212) 254-4710, ext. 21

Professional Organizations for Appraisers

American Society of Appraisers
(703) 478-2228
(800) 272-8258

Appraisers Association of America
(212) 889-5404

Independent Appraisers

ACMS (Archive Consulting and Management Services)
Robert Garbo and Sarah Morthland
511 West 25th Street, Suite 609
New York, NY 10001
(212) 242-7967, (212) 242-7797 (FAX)

Lorraine Anne Davis (fine art photography appraisals and curatorial services)
P.O. Box 1074, Deep River, CT 06417; (860) 526-9987
P.O. Box 2472, Santa Fe, NM 87504; (505) 984-3288

Penelope Dixon and Associates (appraiser and consultant; appraisals for donation, insurance and fair market value for sales purposes, specializing in estates and archives)
4040 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33137
(305) 571-8080 or toll free: 1-877-APPRAISE(2777)
(305) 571-2666 (FAX)
New York: (212) 254-3104

Terry Etherton, President (dealer/appraiser, 19th, 20th, and 21st century photography)
Etherton Gallery
135 South 6th Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 624-7370, (520) 792-4569 (FAX)

Monika Half (photography appraisals for tax, insurance, and resale purposes)
One Garrett Place 3E
Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 961-0480 (tel/fax)

Clifford Krainik (dealer/appraiser, 19th century historical photographs, negatives, literature, and equipment)
Krainik Gallery
P.O. Box 527
Warrenton, VA 20188-0527
(540) 341-4062, (540) 905-5096 (cell)
(540) 341-4063 (FAX)

Lee Marks Fine Art (dealer/insurance appraiser of 20th century photographs)
2208 E. 350 North
Shelbyville, IN 46176
(317) 398-9212, (317) 398-2242 (FAX)

Martin & Stapp (appraisers, 19th and 20th century photographs and photographica)
Marie Martin
P.O. Box 448
St. Michaels, MD 21663
(301) 907-0371
Will Stapp
611 E Street, SE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 543-0964

David Scheinbaum
Scheinbaum & Russek Ltd.
369 Montezuma Avenue, #345
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 988-5116, (505) 988-4346 (FAX)

John Adam Staszyn (appraiser and consultant, 19th, 20th, and 21st century photographs, negatives, and photographic ephemera)
325 East 21st Street, Suite 11
New York, NY 10010
(212) 260-6350

Dale W. Stulz (appraiser and consultant, fine art and historical photographs and related material)
Stulz Consulting & Appraisals
5441 West 138th Place
Hawthorne, CA 90250
(310) 643-0202, (310) 643-0292 (FAX)

Prepared by: Carol Johnson, Curator of Photography. Last updated: 31 May 2007

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