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Mrs. Lindberg, after the Abduction of her Son

Opening: $150
Hammer Price: $150
Skylight Gallery 13
September 2001

Vintage gelatin-silver with period overpainting, ca. 1933. Dimensions 7 x 5 inches (17x13 cm). Copyright stamp for Keystone, Paris, backstamp for Le Petit Parisien, handwritten and typescript notations indicating "Mrs. Lindberg... Her first [public appearance?] since the abduction... "   ( Inventory# gb58.b )

Created for use in a somewhat lurid publication "Le Petit Parisien" during the 1930s, images such as this reflect popular fascination with criminality and its victims.

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