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Ken Heyman, American, (1930–12/10/2019)
Man lifting two girls crossing the road, Hong Kong, 1965
Gelatin silver print on paper
12 x 8 3/4 in. (30 x 22 cm)

Object Type: Photography
Technique: Gelatin silver Process
Credit Line: Gift of Sally Strauss and Andrew E. Tomback
Accession Number: 2017.12.33


Signed, dated, situated, annotated “vintage” and with credit stamps on verso

1 3/4” below the top edge is a double-sided arrow along the width of the photograph with a 3 3/8” written between the lines.
Directly under that are two stamps done in blue ink that are side by side. The one to the left reads, “Please Credit: Ken Heyman, sixty-four, east fifty-fifth St. New York, N.Y, 10022, HA-1-4512” which has been crossed out in pencil and has a red inked “P” on it.
Directly under this stamp is, “Hong Kong Photo ‘65 Print ‘65 with the artist signature written in a column.
The stamp to the right reads, “Photograph by: Ken Heyman, 43 West 13th St. New York, NY 10011, Email: 212-627-1090.” A “293” written in pencil has also been included in the stamp.
A “65-7-HS” and “#5A” has also been written in pencil at a diagonal, causing it to be written on the stamp.
Another stamp occurs 6 ½” above the bottom edge in the center of the piece, done in red and black ink, and reads, “Please Credit Photo By Ken Heyman.” “Meridian (red ink), 64 East 55th St. N.Y. 22 N.Y. HA-1-4512 (black ink)” has been crossed out in pencil. “When reordering please return to File Number _____65-7H_____, Roll____5____, Frame____5A____” is written within the stamp in pencil and black ink. Directly under this is “Vintage” written in black ink.
A 4th stamp in black ink is found 1.5” above the lower right corner that reads, “Please Credit and Return To: KEN HEYMAN 2 Charlton Street, Suite 16H, New York, NY 10014, 212-366-5555, FAX 212-360-5200.
1.5” from the right edge is a line with the “19”” written in green colored pencil, with a squiggly pencil line over that.
Written sideways is a ‘76’ and an ‘X’ done in pencil and 1” from the left edge.
An upside down ‘5’ occurs .5” from the bottom left edge.
Written in black ink, sideways, 2.5” from the left side is a ‘123’ that has been circled and crossed out, with the word, ‘OVER’ underneath it.
More scribbles in pencil appear .5” from the bottom edge.
On the lower right corner is ‘5000/ KH-2416/2017.12.33” written in pencil and in a column.

vintage gelatin silver print

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