Oct 22, 2020 - Sale 2548

Sale 2548 - Lot 275

Price Realized: $ 531
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
A group of three photographs depicting African American men unloading cargo of Carnation Milk in Mobile, Alabama.
Silver prints, the images measuring approximately 11x8 1/2 inches (28x21.6 cm.), and the reverse, each with a Waterman Steamship Corp. hand stamp, and a numeric notation, in pencil, on verso. Circa 1947

Additional Details

This trio of photographs depicts employees of Waterman Steamship Corporation unloading cargo. Waterman Steamship Corp. was a War Shipping Administration agent during WWII, and by the end of the war, the company had become one of the United States' largest shipping companies.