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 )
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