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Unidentified Photographer

[Unidentified Woman with Camera]

Date ca. 1935
Dimensions Image: 13 7/16 x 10 1/2 in. (34.1 x 26.7 cm)
Paper: 13 7/8 x 10 15/16 in. (35.2 x 27.8 cm)
Print medium Photo-Gelatin silver

Probably intended as an advertisement for a photographer's studio or for a new product, this large hand-colored portrait shows a female photographer holding a bulky Speed Graphic, the camera of choice for news photographers in the 1930s.

Credit line

Daniel Cowin Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005

Feedback Accession No. 437.2005