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The George Washington Bridge

Margaret Bourke-White established her career with the photographic recording of the American Machine Age. The images she made in the late 1920s and early 1930s for corporate reports and for Fortune and Life magazines are irrefutable symbols of modern industrialization. By tilting the front and...

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Inscription

Stamp, verso, top center, in black ink: "A/MARGARET BOURKE-WHITE/PHOTOGRAPH"

Provenance

William L. Schaeffer, Chester, CT; purchased January 1988.

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund

Copyright

© Estate of Margaret Bourke-White/ Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

1933

Dimensions

Image: 34.0 x 22.2 cm (13 3/8 x 8 3/4 in.) Sheet: 34.3 x 22.5 cm (13 1/2 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.2

Medium or Technique

Photograph, matte gelatin silver print with black ink borders

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