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The Spectre of Coca-Cola

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Clarence John Laughlin's career, which spanned the 1930s through the 1960s, was inextricably entwined with the South, particularly the city of New Orleans. Laughlin was fascinated by the sometimes disorienting aspects of everyday things, in this case the spectral image encountered in an old...

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Inscription

Below image in black ballpoint L. to R.: title, date, signature verso: photographer's stamp and annotations

Provenance

Nancy R. Moss, New Orleans, LA; purchased March 1983.

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund

Copyright

The Historic New Orleans Collection, accession no. 1981.247.1.1373.

1962, printed 1973

Dimensions

Image: 34.29 x 24.76 cm (13 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.155

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print, ferrotyped

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