5 October 1999
Black Child and Apple Blossom, Tennessee
Gelatin silver print. 1948. Credit stamp and notation Tennessee - late 40s in pencil on the verso.
10 x 6in. (27.3 x 16.5cm.)
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See: Millstein & Lowe, Consuelo Kanaga: An American Photographer, p. 172, pl. 87 for a variant.
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