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Lot 43
PETER STACKPOLE | 2ND MARINE DIVISION, SAIPAN
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PETER STACKPOLE | 2ND MARINE DIVISION, SAIPAN

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD

PETER STACKPOLE | 2ND MARINE DIVISION, SAIPAN

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD

Lot Sold:8,125USD

Lot Details

Description

PETER STACKPOLE

1913 - 1997

2ND MARINE DIVISION, SAIPAN


mounted, signed in pencil on the mount

gelatin silver print

11⅜ x 8⅞ in.; 28.9 x 22.5 cm

1944, printed in 1993.


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Condition Report

This gelatin silver print is in generally excellent condition.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Catalogue Note

Peter Stackpole was one of the original four staff photographers for Life magazine along with Margaret Bourke-White, Alfred Eisenstaedt, and Thomas McAvoy. In 1944 he was sent to cover the Battle of Saipan for the magazine. He documented many quiet moments between battles, including Marines finding time to bathe themselves in the Pacific Ocean.

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