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    Gordon Parks (American, 1912-2006)
    Group of 5 Photographs of Black Americans in Wartime, 1942-1943
    Gelatin silver prints, printed later
    9-1/2 x 7 inches (24.1 x 17.8 cm); and the reverse (images)
    10 x 8 inches; and the reverse (sheets)

    Titles include: Portrait of Ella Watson, government charwoman, at work, Washington, D.C.; Ella Watson at home with three of her five children; Female welders at the Landers, Frary, & Clark plant, New Britain, Connecticut; Shopper on a Saturday afternoon, Washington, D.C.; A woman and her dog look out the window in Harlem, New York.


    More information about Gordon Parks, also known as Parks, Gordon, Gordon Parks, Parks, Gordon Alexander Buchanan.

    Condition Report*: Group in overall excellent condition with no visible defects. Sheets are loose; not framed.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    August, 2021
    11th Wednesday
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