Apr 18, 2019 - Sale 2506

Sale 2506 - Lot 84

Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
A pair of portfolios, each entitled Twelve Soviet Photo-Prints.
Photogravures (23 of 24), the images measuring 13x9 1/4 inches (33x23.5 cm.), and the reverse, the sheets 19 3/4x14 1/4 inches (40.2x36.2 cm.), each with a printed title on recto. Folios, black-stamped red and green folding jackets wtih the captions on the back inside flap; contents loose as issued; lacking one plate.
New York: The Argus Press, 1930-32; printed 1934

Additional Details

The portfolio in the red wrappers includes: Semionova: Premiere Ballerina, Great Threatre: Moscow Village School: Kolomna: Volga Region At the Lathe: "Hammer & Sickle" Factory: Moscow At the Circus The Steppe: Ukraine Steel Worker: Magnitogorsk For the Iron Mine Foundations: Magnet Mountain Borscht Ekaterina Dzhugashvili: Mother of Joseph Stalin Soviet Serenade A Priest Stalin's Great Aunt.

The portfolio in the green wrappers includes: Machine Dance Stalin's Great Aunt Shock Brigadier Medical Students Blast Furnace: Magnitogorsk Mtskhet: Caucasus Village in the Urals Col. Cooper at Dnieper Dam Soviet Bricklayer Children's Clinic: Moscow Street Car Conductor.