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Oscar Graubner

Margaret Bourke-White atop the Chrysler Building (close up)

Oscar Graubner

Oscar Graubner

Margaret Bourke-White atop the Chrysler Building (close up)

Margaret Bourke-White atop the Chrysler Building (close up)

Oscar Graubner

1897-1977

Margaret Bourke-White atop the Chrysler Building (close up)


ferrotyped gelatin silver print, signed and inscribed 'To Edna Robb Webster with best regards' in ink on the image, framed, circa 1930

image: 11 7/8 by 9 in. (30.2 by 22.9 cm.)

frame: 20 1/4 by 16 1/4 in. (51.4 by 41.3 cm.)

This ferrotyped gelatin silver print is in generally very good condition. As is typical with ferrotyped prints, there are scattered faint scratches, pitting, and some handling creases. Impressions made from handwriting on the reverse are visible on the front throughout. The corners are bumped. The reverse is soiled. There are copious reproduction guides and notations in ink, graphite, and crayon on the reverse in unidentified hands, including 'Margaret Bourke-White at work on the roof of the Chrysler Building, tallest in the world, New York' in ink.


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This photograph is dedicated to writer Edna Robb Webster, an early explorer of Mayan ruins on the Yucatán Peninsula.