Lot 101 of 419:
Original Russell Lee Photograph  

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Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
Negro Family & Their Old Home
Author:
Lee, Russell
Place:
Washington, D.C.
Publisher:
Farm Security Administration
Date:
c. 1937
Description:
Vintage silver print photograph, approximately 8x10". Matted and framed, overall dimensions in frame 17¾x15½". Titled by hand on rear and with stamps of the Farm Security Administration (framed with glass on both sides so that stamps and title are visible). In the fall of 1936 Russell Lee became a member of the team of photographers assembled under Roy Stryker for the federally sponsored Farm Security Administration documentation project. Lee is responsible for some of the iconic images produced by the FSA. After the FSA was defunded in 1943, and after his own service in World War II, Lee continued to work under Stryker, producing public relations photographs for Standard Oil of New Jersey.
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Condition:
Fine
 
Item number:
203520
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