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    Arthur Rothstein (American, 1915-1985)
    A Group of Five Photographs of Rural Farmers (5 works), 1936-1942
    Gelatin silver, 1970s
    9-1/2 x 7 inches (24.1 x 17.8 cm), or the reverse and slightly smaller

    Titles include: Operator of a Bean Harvester Wears a Dust Mask During Dry Weather, Seabrook Farms, Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1942; Vernon Evans of Lemmon, South Dakota, near Missoula, Montana, on Highway 10, 1936; A Pair of Bandidos, Charro Days Fiesta, Brownsville, Texas, 1942; A Member of the Musical Drake Family, Weslaco, Texas, 1942; and, Hired Hand with Corn used in Test for Yield, Fred Ukro Farm, Grundy County, Iowa, 1939.

    Estimate: $600 - $800.

    Condition Report*: Sheets are loose; each sheet measures 8 x 10 inches or the reverse; minor corner bumps to the margins.
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    This lot is in: 1 - Photography Session
    (Lots 97001-97118) - 3:00 PM Central Time, Wednesday, December 18, 2019.
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