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American School, 20th Century Tossing a "Strike" for Jap Pillbox, Tarawa

Auction:
2877B
Lot:
90
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2877B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 22, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

American School, 20th Century

Tossing a "Strike" for Jap Pillbox, Tarawa, 1943. Acme Newspictures, Inc., credit stamp in red ink on the verso. Glossy gelatin silver print, 6 5/8 x 8 1/4 in. (16.8 x 21.0 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Scattered vertical cracks in the emulsion, crimps/creases c.l. and u.c.

N.B. The original press caption is affixed to the verso of the sheet.
Estimate $500-700

Sheet measures 7 1/8 x 9 in. (18.0 x 22.8 cm). Horizontal crack in emulsion c.l., minor crimp at c.r.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Tarawa, Colloidal chemistry, Colloids, Emulsion, Gelatin, Gelatin silver process, Soft matter, Verso

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