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From the artist;
to a private collection, New York;
acquired by present owner.
Ruth was striding ahead toward the Piazza. She turned, and saw me walking through a gauntlet of men. It was a situation she had long imagined. She shot a picture and shouted: 'Jinx, go back and step off that curb again.'
I did; she shot; and on the second take photographed the 'American Girl in Florence'.
JINX ALLEN, the 'American Girl' (now known as Ninalee Craig)
Cosmopolitan, September 1952, within an article on travel tips for young women, there cropped eliminating the three men at left; Ruth Orkin: A Retrospective, International Center for Photography, New York, 1995, p.9; Ruth Orkin: American Girl in Italy: The Making of a Classic, Howard Greenberg Gallery, 2005, pl.10 & cover.