Drilling Copper Ore for Blasting

Large-format toned gelatin-silver print mounted to board circa 1930s, with period overmat glued down (now loose) bearing print title "Drilling Copper Ore for Blasting - Anaconda Copper Mining Company". Together with period thin copper picture frame and framer's label for New York Frame & Picture Company. Print size 14.5 x 11.5 inches (37x29 cm).   Price: $750.   ( Inventory# ia132 )

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A dramatic, high-quality industrial print in the manner of Margaret Bourke-White, found paired with lot 86. There is some browning and glue residue visible in the white border area surrounding print under mat, and a few fragments of the overmat attached at edge of print area on right under mat, could be easily removed. The visible print itself is in excellent condition, light silvering-out in the shadows.

 

Last updated May 8, 2017

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