Oct 05, 2017 - Sale 2456

Sale 2456 - Lot 9

Price Realized: $ 8,125
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
P. (PRENTICE) HERMAN POLK (1898 - 1985)
A Portfolio of 11 Original Photographs.

Portfolio with 11 silver prints, 1932-1946. Each 279x356 mm; 11x14 inches (sheet), loose as issued.

Edition of 60 numbered copies. Each signed in ink, lower right. Signed and numbered 19/60 on the title page of the introduction. Published by South Light, Gladewater, Texas in 1981.

Titles include: Old Women, 1932 * The Boss, 1932 * The Pipe Smoker, 1932 * Henry Baker, 1932 * Margaret Blanche Polk, 1946 * Mildred Hansen Baker, 1937 * Theodore and Cornelius Polk, 1936 * Mr. & Mrs. T.M. Campbell & children, 1932 * George Washington Carver, circa 1930 * Catherine Moton Patterson, 1936 * Abigail Kyzer, 1933.

In the original maroon fabric covered clamshell box and with the introductory essay signed by the author, Pearl Cleage Lomax.