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Howard Sochurek (American)
LOT ID: 79670
Communist in Malaya, 1952

Silver Print, gelatin silver print
14 х 11 in. (35.56 x 27.94 cm.)
Signed, and titled with archive numbers, printing notations and date in pencil on the verso: "1952, Communist in Mayala, Howard Sochurek, AC 2 Glossy, 3-7456 C-7 25." Stamped on the verso: "37456 Dec 22 1954 Life Photo by Howard Sochurek"
Print/Casting Year ie. circa 1952
Lot description
Howard Sochurek was a photographer for Life Magazine on assignment throughout the world. Later in his life, he became a pioneer in computer-assisted imaging. This photo, taken by Sochurek in 1952 while he was still working for Life, shows a dead Communist in Malaya, thus displaying the dangerous and difficult times during which the Federation of Malaya fought for its independence.
Communist in Malaya by Howard Sochurek
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