Auction No. 106

Letters by A. Einstein and Other Illustrious Personalities, Zionism, Jewish Art, letters of Rabbis and Rebbes and Collection of letters to Sir Moses Montefiore from the archive of the late Rabbi Avraham Shisha - London - Buyer's commission 22%

March 6, 2018
Opening $ 1,000
Estimate $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
Sold for $ 1,342
Including buyer's premium

Collection of approximately [10] original press photographs taken of Albert Einstein between 1929-1934 in Germany, England and the United States.

1. Photograph of Albert Einstein on his 50th birthday, with his wife Elsa and his daughter Margot. Berlin, March 14, 1929

2. Einstein and Lord Robert Cecil in the Reichstag building, Berlin. 6.4.1929. Lord Robert Cecil was a British lawyer, politician and diplomat who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1937.

3. Einstein standing on a boat - a gift for his 50th birthday. The Wannsee River, Berlin, 10.06.1929. [Einstein was born on 3.14.1879.]

4. Einstein on his boat, received as a gift for his 50th birthday, on the Wannsee River, Berlin. Beside him is the engineer, Harms. 06.10.1929.

5. Albert Einstein on his arrival in London to participate in a dinner at the Savoy Hotel, held on behalf of the British Joint Distribution Committee of the organizations ORT and Oz, to promote the economy and well-being of the Jews of Eastern Europe. 10.28.1930.

6. 6. 66n66Albert Einstein with his daughter Margot and her husband Dimitri Marianoff on their wedding day. Berlin, 11.29.1930

7. Prof. Einstein leaving Germany forever. December, 1932.

8. Albert Einstein and his wife at a conference of Nobel Prize winners to commemorate the centenary of Alfred Nobel's birth. Roosevelt Hotel, 12.18.1933.

9. Prof. Einstein shaking hands with Governor A. Harry Moore during a meeting with the House of Representatives of the State of New Jersey. Trenton, New Jersey, 4.10.1934.

10. Einstein informally discussing his theories after giving a lecture at the American Organization for the Advancement of Science conference, 12.28.1934.
The conference was held at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, 12.27.1934 - 1.2.1935.

Condition: Overall fine to very fine.

Letters by A. Einstein and Other Illustrious Personalities