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Ken Heyman, American, (1930–12/10/2019)
Slum residents, Hong Kong, 1959
Gelatin silver print on paper
8 3/4 x 12 in. (22 x 30 cm)

Object Type: Photography
Technique: Gelatin silver Process
Credit Line: Gift of Sally Strauss and Andrew E. Tomback
Accession Number: 2017.12.37


Illustrated: Heyman, The World's Family (Putnam, 1986), p. 47

If the photo is landscape:
Occuring 1” from the top edge is a line with a “8 5/8” written in pencil in the middle. Under this on the left side is “42/ B 77 cm, H. 54 cm” in pencil. And under that is a “38/499” which has been circled and written in pencil.
5.5” inches above the bottom right corner is written “very rare, lost negative, this is only original print, photo ‘59, print ‘59” written in pencil.
A yellow ½” piece of tape is found under that.
The artist signature and “Hong Kong” are found 3” above the bottom edge in black ink.
On the bottom right corner is “5000” “2017.12.37” “KH-2410-2” written in pencil in a column.

If the photo is portrait:
2” below the top edge is a stamp in black ink that reads, “Photography by Ken Heyman 1963 MAGNUM PHOTOS, 15 West 47th Street, N.Y.C. 36”
Under that is stamped in black ink, “Please Credit Photo By Ken Heyman” “114 East 55 St. N.Y. 22 N.Y. PL-3-6360” is a part of the stamp but has been crossed out in black ink.
“When reordoring please refer to File Number _____ Roll _____ Frame____” also is part of the stamp.
Written upside down in pencil is, “T-010, 0-10, #92” is written in a column in pencil.
1.5” from the right edge is written, “6758/11-12 33#” written in pencil. And a black ink, “399” occurs just below that.

vintage gelatin silver print

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