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    Martin Elkort (American, 1929-2016)
    A Group of Five Photographs, 1951
    Gelatin silver
    7-1/2 x 9-1/2 inches (19.1 x 24.1 cm)
    Two signed in pencil mount verso; three signed in pencil in Life Contest label affixed to mount verso.

    Titles include: Shopping Area, East Side, First Avenue, 1951; Grapefruits with Sign, Shopping Area, First Avenue, East Side, New York, 1951; Girl on Carousel Horse from series on Coney Island, 1950-51, Coney Island (Boardwalk and Signs), circa 1951; Man Displaying Fabric in Front of Poultry Store, First Avenue, East Side, New York, 1951.


    Condition Report*: Minor edge wear and bumps with associated creasing to a few corners; a few small spots of possible retouching; some small indentations and handling creases noticeable in raking light; minor silver mirroring.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    18th Monday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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