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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by Tom Bergen, 1974
    To the present Private Collection, London, 1976

  • Literature

    J. C. Maddox, Walker Evans: Photographs for the Farm Security Administration 1935-1938, New York: Da Capo Press, 1973, pl. 385, there titled Poster, Alabama
    Walker Evans, New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2002, p. 80, fig. 95, there titled Minstrel Poster, Dempolis, Alabama

47

Show Bill, Dempolis, Alabama

1936
Gelatin silver print, probably printed 1960s.
19.1 x 24.4 cm (7 1/2 x 9 5/8 in.)
Lunn Archive stamp with numbers II, 123 in pencil on the verso.

Estimate
£2,500 - 3,500 

Sold for £2,375

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Photographs

London Auction 18 May 2017