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Ken Heyman, American, (1930–12/10/2019)
The bath with lots of soap and river water, Eastern Region, Nigeria, 1959
Gelatin silver print on paper
13 x 10 1/2 in. (33 x 27 cm)

Object Type: Photography
Technique: Gelatin silver Process
Credit Line: Gift of Sally Strauss and Andrew E. Tomback
Accession Number: 2017.12.31


Illustrated: Mead and Heyman, Family (The MacMillan Company, 1965), p. 35

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

In the center, 2 ½” below the top edge, is a stamp in black ink that reads, “Photograph by Ken Heyman, 1963 Magnum Photos, 15 West 47th Street N.Y.C. 36.”
½” under the stamp and to the right is a “photo 59, print 59” written in pencil.
1” below the stamp is a large circled “9” and an even larger “8” (circled and then scribbled out” written in red colored pencil. Directly under that is a 1 3/4” box containing a double sided arrow with a “4”’ written inside, done in pencil.
½” under the stamp and to the left is a circled “X”, written in blue ink.
½” under the blue X is, “Vintage,” underlined and written in black ink.
Under “Vintage” is a column of numbers written in pencil, “R-16920”/ (some illegible pencil marks that have been crossed out with black ink) “20”/ “#32”.
2 ½” from the bottom right of the photo is a column of words reading “Nigeria”/ artist signature/ 38,” written in pencil.
At the bottom right corner is a column that reads, “2017.12.31”/ “KH-2189.2” in pencil.
3” from the bottom right corner is, “4000” done in pencil.

vintage gelatin silver print

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