98 211 BONFILS, FELIX. Wailing Place of the Jews Jerusalem (Western Wall). “Mur ou vont Pleurer les Juifs.” Large albumen vintage print (8.5 x 11 inches) mounted on heavy card stock (total measures 13.5 x 17 inches) captioned in manuscript below. Alès, c. 1875. $1000 - $1500 ❧ This impressive vintage albumen print, printed from the original glass negative, captures a small group of Jews in prayer at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. This is an especially memorable photograph by French-born photographer Félix Bonfils. 212 FOLBERG, NEIL. Group of three gelatin silver prints featuring Lubavitcher Hassidim. * Pidyon HaBen, Brooklyn. * Father and son in shul, Montreal. * Hassidim singing at a farbrengen, Brooklyn. Each 6.5 x 9.5 inches. Matted. c. 1980. $1000 - $1500 Lot 212 Lot 211 213 NELSON, LUSHA. Rabbinical Scholars. Gelatin silver print. Signed on the mat. Approx. 7 x 7 inches. Framed. (New York, 1934). $600 - $800 ❧ Latvian-born Lusha Nelson (1907-38) was a protégé of Edward Steichen, and working for Conde Nast’s Vanity Fair and Vogue magazines was known for captivating, iconic images of celebrities. In 1934 he was hired, along with Steichen, by the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies for whom he took the present photograph. See Philbrook Museum of Art Catalogue, Lusha Nelson Photographs (2017). 214 SHAHN, BEN. Lower East Side. Two gelatin silver prints. 6 x 9 inches. Framed. New York, 1936 (printed later). $1000 - $1500 ❧ Although Shahn’s photography work was primarily for documentary purposes, a few of his images are known to have served as models for his paintings. See Kao, Katzman & Webster, Ben Shahn’s New York: The Photography of Modern Times (2000) pp. 249-50. Lot 213 Lot 214 — Ph o t o g r a p h s —