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Margaret Bourke-White (American, 1904-1971) Dry End of Paper Machine, Union Bag & Paper Co., Savannah, Georgia

Auction:
2977B
Lot:
165
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2977B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 27, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Margaret Bourke-White (American, 1904-1971)

Dry End of Paper Machine, Union Bag & Paper Co., Savannah, Georgia, 1937. Inscription describing subject in pencil on the verso u.c., stamped "PHOTO BY/MARGARET BOURKE-WHITE" in red ink on the verso at center, Life Picture Service reproduction permission stamp in black ink on the verso l.l. Gelatin silver print, image/sheet size 9 7/8 x 13 1/8 in. (25.0 x 33.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Cracks in the emulsion l.l. corner, minor loss in u.r. corner, scattered minor losses at edges, subtle crease l.l.

Provenance: A private New York collection.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Union Bag & Paper Co., Bourke, Emulsion, Gelatin silver process, Margaret Bourke-White, Matter, Photograph, Verso, Visual arts, Women in World War II, Savannah

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