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    MARGARET BOURKE-WHITE (American, 1904-1971)
    United States Airship 'Akron' (Zeppelin), 1931
    Gelatin silver
    17-1/2 x 23-1/4 inches (44.5 x 59.1 cm)
    Framed in the original duralumin frame, the front panel engraved 'Winner/M.A. Nearpass/Third Annual Goodyear Dealers Zeppelin Race/July-August 1931/This frame was used in the girder construction of the United States Airship 'Akron' built by the Goodyear Zeppelin Corporation'.

    LITERATURE:
    Stephen Bennett Phillips, Margaret Bourke-White: The Photography of Design 1927-1936 (New York, 2003), p. 73, another impression reproduced.


    Condition Report*: Unmounted, paper undulated along top and bottom edges; accretions to surface of photograph along upper edge; scattered handling marks on the reverse.
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    November, 2013
    2nd Saturday
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