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Saudi Arabia--Richie, Robert Yarnall
PHOTOGRAPH PORTRAIT OF IBN SAUD. [C.1946]
Large SILVER PRINT (visible area 335 x 260mm.), mounted, stamped on the reverse "Photograph for Arabian American Oil Co. by Robert Yarnall Richie", slight spotting to mount
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A FINE AND RARE LARGE VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPH OF KING ABDULAZIZ IBN SAUD (1875-1953).
Robert Y. Richie (1908–84) worked as a freelance commercial and industrial photographer, in Texas and worldwide. His work is significant for its artistic qualities, and he produced a lot of work for the Arabian American Oil Company. His photographs were published in many leading magazines including FortuneLifeScientific AmericanTime, and National Geographic.

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