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Automatic Drilling, Bay City, Texas

Inscription

Blind stamp, bottom ctr.: File Copy / Do not remove. Verso, typed label, ctr.: Lee Automatic Drilling #30 of Humble Oil & Refining Company, Sugar Valley Field, near Bay City, Texas July ‘48 / 59781 M-8. Stamped in black ink, u.l.: D74. stamped in red ink, bottom ctr: Please credit / Standard Oil Co. (N.1) / Photo by Russell Lee. Stamped in red ink, l.r. (slightly blurred): Return unused photos to / Standard Oil Co., (N.1.) / Public Relations Dept. / 30 ? Rockefeller Plaza / New York, 20, New York.

Provenance

Mack Lee, Winchester, MA; gift to MFA December 1995.

Credit Line

Gift of Mack and Paula Lee

1948

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.51 x 24.13 cm (6 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1995.836

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print, ferrotyped

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