Margery Lewis VINTAGE High School Dance VERY RARE USIA Family of Man Press Photo

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  • Item Category: Fine Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 02, 2016
  • Channel: Auction House
Quint7510 Photographer: Margery Lewis
Title: "High School Dance"
Size/Media: Approx. 8" x 10" Glossy fiber silver gelatin
Dates: (Shot c.1950s, Printed no later than 1959) w/Ink notations and United States Information Agency text mimeographed on verso. Condition: A couple of small indentations with creasing and two small tears along the left edge. Small corner creases. (Please see scans for further information.)
This image was included in the seminal photography exhibition "Family of Man" curated by Edward Steichen and was printed in the accompanying book on p.162.
Vintage and iconic shot of teens at a high school dance c.1950s by Margery Lewis for Seventeen Magazine. This print was sent out by the United States Information Agency (USIA) to promote the Family of Man exhibition in the Netherlands in 1959. Very rare!
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