Feb 04 at 12:00 PM - Sale 2557 -

Sale 2557 - Lot 51

Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500

MARION POST WOLCOTT (1910-1990)


Center of town, Woodstock, VT, after blizzard.
Selenium-toned silver print, the image measuring 222.3x298.5 mm; 8 3/4x11 3/4 inches, the sheet 279.4x330.2 mm; 11x13 inches, with Wolcott's signature, title, dates, and printing notations (including "for FSA"), in pencil, on verso. 1939; printed 1982.

From the Estate of Evelyne Z. Daitz, New York.

Marion Post Wolcott started her career as a photojournalist in the mid-1930s, despite the acute obstacles she faced as a woman in the field. Wolcott worked for publications such as LIFE and Fortune, and eventually became a permanent staff member of the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, though she is best known for her work for the Farm Security Administration.