Collection

W. Eugene Smith
American, 1918-1978

Dancer-choreographer Charles Weidman with dancer Peter Hamilton dancing as fire over a victim in the choreographer's modern interpretive dance called "And Daddy Was a Fire," on Broadway, NY, 1948
Gelatin silver print
Gift of Therese and David Hymer for art and learning
2018.27.5
Period: 20th c
Classification: Photograph
Dimensions: Sheet: 13 1/4 × 10 3/4 in. (33.7 × 27.3 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Inscribed, graphite, verso upper left, "Ballet", underlined Insribed, graphite, verso upper left, "Daddy was a fireman" Stamped, red ink, verso upper left, "LIFE APR 19 1948" Insribed, blue pencil, verso upper left "p. 79" Inscribed, graphite, verso upper center, "Photo # 55 72981" Insribed, blue, verso upper right, "22585" Inscribed, graphite, verso upper right, "94" Inscribed, graphtie, verso upper center, "(Peter Hamilton)", underlined Stamped, faded black ink, verso upper right, "Life Photo / by / W. Eugene Smith" Stamped, faded black ink, verso upper right, "JAN 11 1947" Stamped, blue ink, verso upper center, "22585" Insribed, red, verso upper right, "A" Stamped, black ink, verso center, "Life Print / by / Thomas E. Styles" Insribed, graphite, verso center "48" Inscribed, pen, verso center left, "W. E. Smith" Stamped, red ink, verso center, "USED IN LIFE / CD ROM 1994" Insribed, purple ink, verso center, "#22585" Insribed, graphite, verso center, "A", encircled Insribed, graphite, verso lower center, "10 " ", with line through it and partially erased Stamped, black ink, verso lower center, Time Inc. copyright stamp Insribed, graphite, verso lower center, "PF 120113" Inscirbed, graphite, verso lower right, "520"
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