Lot 123: LEWIS WICKES HINE, (AMERICAN 1874-1940), "MADONNA OF ELLIS ISLAND"
December 14, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
LEWIS WICKES HINE
"MADONNA OF ELLIS ISLAND"
1907, printed later. Inscribed with artist and title in pencil, silver gelatin print, oval image
Image size: 9 1/4 x 6 11/16 in. (23.5 x 17cm)
Sheet size: 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3cm)
Scattered light surface wear with various scuffs and scratches throughout, wear especially evident along extreme edges and at corners, tape hinges in two places at top horizontal edge verso. With remnants of previous hinging evident verso in three places along the bottom horizontal edge and attendant skinning from previous hinging as well.
Not subject to return.
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