Salas photo archive
Lot 5253
CUBA—PHOTOGRAPHY. SALAS, OSVALDO. Group of 23 photographs,
US$ 1,000 - 1,500
£580 - 880
Lot Details
CUBA—PHOTOGRAPHY.
SALAS, OSVALDO. Group of 23 photographs, gelatin silver prints, 9 x 7 and 8 x 10 inches, 1950s, all with Salas' inkstamp on verso and most captioned in ink or pencil.

PHOTOGRAPHS BY THE CELEBRATED CHRONICLER OF CASTRO'S CUBA. Images include: Castro giving a speech; electoral campaign of Havana Mayor Nicolás Castellanos, later leader of the Cuban National Party (several shots); rare shot of Alan Robert Nye, ex-US Marine hired by the CIA to assassinate Castro, leaving prison in 1959 after his failed attempt; Antonio Prio campaigning for mayor; Eloy Gutierrez Menoyo, organizer of the anti-Government paramilitary organization Alpha 66; Celia Sanchez, rumored lover of Castro; a rally.
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