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Charlie Chaplin and Douglas Fairbanks Selling Liberty Loans During the Third Loan Campaign at the Sub-Treasury Building on Wall Street, New York City

Artist:
Unknown (American)
Date:
1918
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
19.4 x 24.1 cm. (7 5/8 x 9 1/2 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.246
Not on view
Inscription: Paper label with typed caption removed from verso BC (by Swann or before), now affixed to mat: "PHOTOGRAPH FROM EUROPEAN PT1005E//Charlie Chaplin and Douglas Fairbanks selling//Liberty Loans during the Third Loan campaign at the Sub-Treasury building." Inscribed in pencil, verso TLC: "Industry-Printing-Magazine-Look-Books-Movie Lot to Beachhead"; Stamped in ink, verso TL: "Source: // Price: // Date of Purchase: // Rights Purchased: // Rights Not Available: // Used:"; inscribed in pencil, verso TL (each to the right of stamp above): $10 // one use [underlined]"// Movie Lot to Beachhead"; stamped in red ink, verso CR: "RETURN TO LOOK LIBRARY"; inscribed in red pencil, verso CL: "Page 207 [encircled]"; other stamps and inscriptions in pencil related to reproduction rights and printing instructions, verso OA
Cowles Publications (by 1945); (Swann Galleries, New York, April 24, 1996, lot 82)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. ""Our Future Is In The Air": Photographs from the 1910s," November 10, 2010–April 10, 2011.

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