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Margaret Bourke-White (American, 1904–1971)
LOT ID: 70314
Holland Tunnel, ie. circa 1930

Silver Print, gelatin silver print
9.25 х 13.25 in. (23.5 x 33.66 cm.)
Stamped, with credit stamp on verso: "Photo by Margaret Bourke-White"; "Life Picture Collection" stamped on verso; "New Jersey entrance to Holland Tunnel" inscribed in pencil on verso; "Tunnels NY Holland Traffic Congestion NYC" inscribed in marker on verso; archive numbers stamped and inscribed on verso.
Lot description
This is a rare, possibly unique vintage print.

Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971), one of the original staff photographers at Fortune, Life, and Time magazines, was noted for her coverage of World War II, particularly of the invasion of Russia and the liberation of Italy and of German concentration camps. Her series depicting the rural South during the depression, mining in South Africa, Korean guerrilla warfare, and American industry, and her portraits of world leaders are also widely acclaimed.
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