Description

    HANK SIMONS (American, 20th Century)
    Impression of the French Quarter, New Orleans, circa 1955
    Vintage gelatin silver
    13-1/4 x 9-3/8 inches (33.7 x 23.8 cm)
    Titled and annotated in ink with Artist's stamp 'Credit Photo by Hank Simons Reorder # One-Time Publication Rights Only'; and 'Photo Researchers, Inc. label 8F4175' adhered along with typed caption adhered with non-archival tape on verso.

    Caption reads: Bourbon Street after dark is a jumble of neon signs and lights. This triple exposure was made to symbolize the brassy gaiety of the French Quarter of New Y Orleans. Photo by Hank Simons.


    Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Unmounted and matted; minor edge chipping scattered around all sides; two diagonal cracks in the emulsion in the upper left corner, only visible in raking light; general wear commensurate with age.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    2nd Saturday
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